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At Positive Action in Housing, we offer free,independent and multilingual, advice, information and casework to members of the public.

Our General Casework service deals with anything from homelessness to housing problems.

The Lifeline project accepts referrals of destitute asylum seekers who require food, shelter, practical support and access to legal and housing options.

The New Migrants Action Project provides advice and support on housing, employment and general money issues to recent migrants from EU countries.

The Money Skills Project provides free advice and practical tools to help service users maximise their disposable income and lift themselves out of poverty and debt.

Target Group: General public, especially those whose first language is not English, and who may have problems accessing mainstream services

Languages: In 2011, we dealt with over 70 different languages. We have bilingual workers who speak Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Hakka, Hindi, Kurdish, Lingala, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Turkish and Urdu. For other languages, we offer interpreters by appointments. For more info, or to make referrals, email This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 0141 353 2220.

Area Served: The office is based in Glasgow, but we can assist anyone living in Scotland.


Drop ins and outreach surgeries:

Here is a list of all our drop in and outreach surgeries as of February 2014


General Opening Hours:

Tuesday-Thursdays: 09:00 - 17:00
Fridays: 09:00 - 16:00

(Closed bank holidays)

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 February 2014 )