Access to Industry – Passport Project

  Description / information
Name of service Access to Industry – Passport Project
Remit & Target group To support street sex workers or those with a history of street sex work, into education, training or employment.
Services Provided Street sex worker specific (if any) General
  One – one support to explore opportunities for you move on to education, training or employment and gain SQA qualifications. Also provide support with housing, money, accommodation & offending issues.

Passport also offer help and advice on disclosing criminal records positively, generally accessed as part of the course someone enrolled on.
Professionals available
(e.g. clinical staff, social workers, drug specialists etc)
Case Worker & Careers Guidance
Referral links to key services
Does your service use volunteers / peer educators etc.? Yes
Where do you offer service(s) from?
(e.g. base/location, outreach, community clinic, drop-in etc)
Based at Blair Street / Cowgate during Office times
Clinics held at Women’s Clinic (Spittal Street) last Thursday of every month
Service hours / days Monday – Friday 9.00 – 17.00
Catchment area Edinburgh, including all EH postcodes.
Eligibility criteria
(including any restrictions e.g. must be drug free / agree to...)
- Working or worked as Street Sex Worker
- On Benefits
- Aged between 16 – 65 years
- Female
- Stable or clean of any substance use
Charging policy
(if any)
Referral Process
(e.g. self or third party referral)
Self Referral or Agency referral
Referral information required
(including e.g. anonymous access permitted / full identity disclosure required etc)
Criteria check
If Agency referral then risk assessment
Contact details - Address, Phone Number,Date of Birth
Street names accepted

Confidentiality Assured
Contact information
(for service users)
Telephone: 0131 260 9721
156 Cowgate
Edinburgh EH1 1RP
Access details
(e.g. induction loop, disabled access, language support available etc)
Accessible premises as required