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Welfare Rights Outreach sessions

How to access advice and information on benefits and other welfare rights issues in your local area.

Our Welfare Rights Advice Line 01738 476900 (option 1) is open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday where experienced welfare rights workers can give you telephone advice and information on a wide range of benefits and money related matters including:

  • Benefits and Tax Credits.
  • Rent and/or Council Tax arrears and other debts.
  • Being turned down for benefit or being sanctioned.  

Alternatively, email with your query.    

Information on benefits and other available help can be accessed on our Benefits and Advice web pages.

Community Outreach

All Welfare Rights Outreach is cancelled until further notice.

DayTimeWhenWhere Appointment  needed?
Every Second Thursday1.30pm to 4pmCancelled

The Community Hub, Tulloch Square, Perth, PH1 2PW.

Second Thursday of the month1.30pm to 4pmCancelledFairfield Housing Association, 5 Fairfield Avenue, Perth, PH1 2TF.No
Last Friday of the month10am to 12pmCancelledLetham Community Hub, Tweedsmuir Road, Perth, PH1 2HJNo
Every Second Wednesday2pm to 4pmCancelledArdblair Medical Practice, Ann Street, Blairgowrie PH10 6EFNo
First Friday of the month10am to 12.30pmCancelledLoch Leven Health Centre, Muirs, Kinross, KY13 8FPNo
Every Thursday5.30pm to 7pmCancelledESOL Perth, Drummond House, Scott Street, Perth, PH1 5EJNo

PKAVS Minority Communities Hub

PKAVS Minority Communities Hub provides information, advice and advocacy to and on behalf of people from ethnic and migrant communities living in the Perth and Kinross area.  If you are from a minority background and need welfare rights advice or assistance, you can meet face to face with one of our welfare rights workers at the Hub offices at The Gateway in Perth every second Tuesday morning.  A translator will be provided if required. Meetings are by appointment only and you should contact PKAVS by telephone on 01738 567076 or by email  if you would like to make an appointment. 

DayTimeWhenWhere Appointment  needed?
Every Second Tuesday9.30am to 12.30pmCancelledThe Gateway Centre, North Methven Street, Perth, PH2 8EPYes - please phone 01738 567076 or email


    The Welfare Rights Team provides an enhanced Welfare Rights Service to people affected by cancer living in Perth and Kinross.  If  this applies to you and you would like to meet with one of our Macmillan welfare rights workers, simply come along to one of our outreach surgeries. There is no need to make an appointment. 

    DayTimeWhere Appointment  needed?
    Every WednesdayCancelledCornhill Macmillan Centre, Perth Royal Infirmary, Jeanfield Road, Perth, PH1 1NX No

      Moredun Ward - Murray Royal Hospital

      The Welfare Rights Team offers outreach sessions to inpatients of Moredun Ward, Murray Royal Hospital, Perth every second Wednesday as follows:

      DayTimeWhenWhere Appointment  needed?
      Every Second Wednesday2pm to 4pmCancelledMoredun Ward, Murray Royal Hospital, Muirhall Road, Perth, PH2 7BHNo (but you must be receiving inpatient treatment or be a relative of someone receiving inpatient treatment).


      If social media is more of your thing then you can get regular updates online.  Simply like our PKC Welfare Rights Team Facebook page

      Contact details

      Welfare Rights Team

      Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
      Tel 01738 476900 (Option 1)