For accomodation call 24hrs, 7 days: 07570 877817

What we do


Ubuntu Women Shelter is a Glasgow-based charity dedicated to meeting the short term, 72 hours – 1 week/ emergency accommodation needs of women with no recourse to public funds.

If you need emergency housing only, please call 07570 877817

The phone line is open 24hrs, 7 days a week. You can email us too.

For information or other support, please call 07543 491900 (Mon – Fri, 10 – 6) or email.

We are a small charity run mainly by volunteers. We will try our best to respond to all your calls. Thank you for your patience.

Our services which include hosting, referrals and advocacy are designed to meet the unique emotional and psychological needs of women excluded from homelessness and welfare services and housing.

We support:

-Non-EEA women with limited leave to remain (students, women on spouse visas fleeing domestic violence and abuse, women pending final resolution of their asylum/immigration claims);

-Women with status (including EEA women) who face delays in accessing housing benefits and welfare services;

We welcome non-binary folks and all women (cis and trans), including sex-workers.

We are open to all faiths and religious persuasions.

Wellness Sessions

Movement & Relaxation Sessions

Join us for our weekly Movement and Relaxation sessions every Monday from 6 – 7pm on Zoom. These sessions will be facilitated by Jilna Shah and are specifically for womxn with No Recourse to Public Funds (NRPF). They will be recorded for those who cannot make it.

Please email for more details!


Jilna Shah is a community movement and meditation teacher, using techniques from a range of practices including somatic explorations, Qi Gong, Breathwork and Craniosacral holds. Jilna runs various workshops specifically for BPOC, centering Queer and trans folk and those with lived experience of the system. To find out more about her work, head to

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