Our Local Areas - East Dunbartonshire

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We have more than 30 general needs and supported homes across Lenzie, Kirkintilloch and Milngavie.

Our local office can be found below:

Rent a Sanctuary Scotland home

For homes in East Dunbartonshire:

  • Phone 0800 131 3348 or email contactus@sanctuary.co.uk and ask our Customer Service Centre for an application form.
  • East Dunbartonshire applicants will increase their chance of a Sanctuary home if they also apply to the local council directly.

Swap your Sanctuary Scotland home

Mutual exchange is often the best way to obtain the house you want in your chosen area. Existing tenants may be able to exchange with another public sector tenant in certain areas.

To find someone to swap homes with:

Register with Home Swapper (new window). The free HomeSwapper service helps you arrange a mutual exchange with thousands of tenants across Scotland.

Council Tax and Benefits

Please visit the East Dunbartonshire Council website if you wish to:

  • Pay your Council Tax
  • View your Council Tax band
  • Apply for a Council Tax discount, exemption or Housing Benefit

Rubbish and Recycling

East Dunbartonshire Council runs a bulk refuse collection service for household items too big for your bin.

Things too bulky or awkward for normal collection can also be taken to your nearest public refuse site.

Please visit the East Dunbartonshire Council website for more information.

Social Care and Health

Welfare Rights advice

Contact your local Sanctuary office or call 0800 131 3348 to speak to your Welfare Rights Officer for benefit related advice, including making a claim or disputing a decision.

Or visit the Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) website, which lists details of your nearest CAS office.