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Useful links for Gypsies/Travellers

This page contains links to information for Gypsies/Travellers provided by councils across Scotland, and also lists other useful agencies.

Help and advice

Citizens Advice (CAB)

There are Citizens Advice offices all over the UK - you can find your nearest Citizens Advice at the Advice Guide website. Advisers can offer advice and information on a range of issues, including benefits, eviction and harassment, and can also help you access legal advice.
www.adviceguide.org.uk/scotland

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

The EHRC works to protect and promote the rights of people who may be discriminated against, and can provide help and advice to people who have been discriminated against.
www.equalityhumanrights.com

Ethnic Minorities Law Service

The Ethnic Minorities Law Service offers legal advice on discrimination and harassment to Gypsies/Travellers based in Glasgow, North and South Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire, East and West Dumbartonshire, North East and South Ayrshire and Edinburgh.
www.emlc.org.uk

Friends, Families and Travellers (FFT)

FFT works towards a more equitable society where everyone has the right to travel and to stop without fear of persecution because of their lifestyle. The organisation provides advice, information and other services to Gypsies/Travellers across the UK.
www.gypsy-traveller.org

Local council information

You can find out more about the services provided for Gypsies/Travellers and policies concerning unauthorised sites of councils in Scotland on our council sites page.

Community sites

Journey Folki

This website has lots of information on Gypsy/Traveller culture, history and language as well as discussion forums and links to further resources.
www.journeyfolki.org.uk

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