Our Funders 

First Tier graciously acknowldges the support of our funders:

Firstport
Firstport supports start-up social entrepreneurs, helping them to grow their business and maximise their social and environmental impact in communities across Scotland.

The Scottish Government
Providing core funding to the third sector to ensure it can continue its vital work.

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Mental and physical support

NHS, Mental Health and Crisis Support
As a first stop, visit NHS 24 - Scotland’s national tele-health and telecare organisation.

Click here to go to NHS24

 

Sexual Health - The Sandyford Clinic
The Sandyford is the specialist sexual health service for Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

 

Click here to go to their website
 

SAMH
The Scottish Association for Mental Health provides mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services and more.

 

Click here to go to their website
 

Breathing Space
Free and confidential helpline. Calls are answered by
specialist advisers and male/female advisers can be
requested.
0800 83 85 87
 

CALM
Free and confidential helpline and web-chat for men
.

0800 58 58 58
 

Childline
Calls are free and the number will not show up on your phone bill. Free, confidential helpline and web-chat for children and young people
0800 1111

 

Papyrus Hopeline UK
Confidential support and practical advice for children and people under the age of 35 who are experiencing thoughts of suicide and for anyone concerned that a young person could be thinking of suicide.
0800 068 41 41
 

RELEASE
Online Facebook group providing confidential support and advice for men who are down, in crisis or need to talk. Messages are answered by trained volunteers
. Facebook Group  fb@releaseyayrshire
 

Samaritans
A 24-hour service available every day of the year.

www.samaritans.org Tel: 116 123

 

SHOUT
Free and anonymous text helpline covering all of the UK. Lines open 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. Calls are connected to a trained crisis volunteer who will provide professional support creating a simple plan of action to manage your crisis. Conversations will only

end when you are in a calm and safe place.
Text SHOUT to 85258
 

THE MIX
Free and confidential support for young people under
the age of 25 via online, social and mobile. Crisis
messenger service operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a
week.

Text THEMIX to 85258 Tel: 0808 808 4994
 

Victim Support Scotland
Offering support to all people affected by crime.

Tel: 0800 1601985
www.victimsupportsco.org.uk
 

LGBT Helpline Scotland
Open every Tuesday and Wednesday 12pm-9pm.

www.lgbthealth.org.uk
 

The Silver line Helpline
Call anytime on: 0800 470 80 90.
The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
www.thesilverline.org.uk

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Helpful resources

At First Tier we work with with many others, from public agencies to charities and mental health professionals, to deliver the most rounded service we can.

On this page, you can click through to some of the websites of our many friends, for further support.

The upstream Project

Upstream is an online resource that enables adults in Scotland to prevent child sexual abuse and to protect the next child.They have an excellent range of information and support on their website.

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Counselling and Support Services

Inpiring Scotland has a very comprehensive and useful
list of the charities we work alongside, and who are funded by the Scottish Government's Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support Fund

 

You can access them by clicking this link

Advocacy Support

Citizens Advice Direct
An advice hub – all services are free at the point of use.

website here

 

Money Matters
Money Matters, Money Advice Centre support with Social
Security and Disability appeal hearings, in-work benefits
advice such as Tax Credit, Housing Benefit and Council
Tax Benefit. 0141 445 5221

website here

 

Govan Law Centre
Free legal advice for those who live and work in Glasgow
Freephone 0800 0430306

website here

 

Ethnic Minorities Law centre
Advice line available weekdays. 30am to 10.30am
0141204 2888 or email

admin@emlc.org.uk

The Social Work Directory

This Directory of Glasgow Social work offices includes
websites and other contact details

Go to The Social Work Directory

Child Protection Services

Police Scotland’s Child Protection Service.
What is child abuse, Online child sexual abuse.
Adult survivors of child abuse, Child sexual exploitation,
How to report child abuse/neglect

Go to their website

Useful Resources

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