Another Way

  Description / information
Name of service Another Way
Remit & Target group Any woman involved in or at risk of involvement in sex work.
Services Provided Street sex worker specific (if any) General
  Outreach support every Wednesday evening between 9 – 12am. We are based on Salamander Street in Leith in the NHS Lothian Harm Reduction Van. We provide condoms, needles, can take Ugly Mug reports and are there to provide emotional support if required. We provided intensive one to one support for any woman involved in sex work (indoor and outdoor) for as long or as little as they require. We provide support in the saunas weekly (in partnership with NHS Lothian) and are also based at Spittal Street Centre every Thursday evening between 5 – 7.30pm. We provide support with benefits, addiction, housing, support to exit if the woman wants to, abuse and health care issues.
Professionals available
(e.g. clinical staff, social workers, drug specialists etc)
Criminal Justice Worker and Support Worker. We also have volunteer mentors that can be matched with women to provide additional outreach support. We work in partnership with NHS Lothian and directly refer to Spittal Street Women’s Clinic and the Harm Reduction Team.
Does your service use volunteers / peer educators etc.? Yes (as above).
Where do you offer service(s) from?
(e.g. base/location, outreach, community clinic, drop-in etc)
Our office is based at Sacro, 23 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8PG. We provide outreach to saunas in Edinburgh and are based at 22-24 Spittal Street Centre, Edinburgh every Thursday evening between 5 – 7.30pm. Our outreach van is based on Salamander Street in Leith every Wednesday evening between 9-12am.
Service hours / days Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9 am – 5pm
Wednesday 9 am – 12am.
Thursday 9am – 7.30pm
Catchment area Edinburgh and the Lothians.
Eligibility criteria
(including any restrictions e.g. must be drug free / agree to...)
Any women involved in or at risk of sex work.
Charging policy
(if any)
None
Referral Process
(e.g. self or third party referral)
Women can self-refer or be referred by a friend, partner or professional worker.
Referral information required
(including e.g. anonymous access permitted / full identity disclosure required etc)
We ask women to provide their name, date of birth, address and telephone number. If women wants to use a working name this is okay too. If required, we can work with women anonymously.
Contact information
(for service users)
Telephone: Office: 0131 622 7500
Telephone (alternative): Mobile: 07584 505 773
   
Address
SACRO
23 Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh EH6 8PG
Access details
(e.g. induction loop, disabled access, language support available etc)
Drop in between 12.30 – 4.30pm, Mon – Fri: 23 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, EH6 8PG

Disabled access.