The Well Multi-Cultural Advice Centre

Contact details

The Well Multi-Cultural Advice Centre
53 Niddrie Road
G42 8NT

Public phone: 0141 424 4523


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Drop-in service for the local Govanhill and wider Govanhill communities. We offer advice and information on immigration, welfare benefits, education and training, employment, finding accommodation, money/debt, accessing local services and racial harassment. We have a range of activities including Chai & Chat Women’s Group, Women’s English Classes and Bubbles Mums & Toddlers. We support churches working in multi-faith areas.

Target group: People from all cultures and mainly people who’s first language is not English and they struggle to communicate with agencies relating to benefits, health, financial and other personal matters.

Area served: Mainly Govanhill and wider Govanhill and also other areas in the southside of Glasgow.

How to contact: Drop in service - clients seen on a first-come first-served basis. Open Mon/Weds/Thurs 9am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 4pm + Tues/Fri 9am - 12:15pm


Monday: 9am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 4pm

Tuesday: 9am - 12:15pm

Wednesday: 9am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 4pm

Thursday: 9am - 12:15pm & 1pm - 4pm

Friday: 9am - 12:15pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: On-street parking in Niddrie Road and the surrounding streets. Level entry to the building with no steps.

Other information

Languages other than English: We offer services to people who speak various languages but unfortunately we do not have access to interpreting services.

Charity number: SCO42300

Year established: 1994

Staffing: Manager (full time), Head of Women & Children's work (part time), Administrator (part time), Receptionist (part time), Head of Partnership & Communication Officer (part time), 30 volunteers.

Public transport: Find us on all major routes from and to City centre. The nearest train station is Queen's Park train station at the corner of Victoria Road and Torrisdale Road. First buses 4, 4A, 5, 6, on Victoria Road. 7, 7A on Calder Street and Allison Street. 38, 38A 38B 38C, 38E, 57, and 57A on Pollokshaws Road. On Pollokshaws Road you can also find buses from McGills, Stagecoach, etc. to and from City centre. Mcgills bus 121 on Niddrie Road and Allison Street and Cathcart Road. Further down you have Crosshill train station and First bus 31 on Cathcart Road.

Record last checked: 06 September 2023


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