SHAX is an independent local Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Charity Number  SC 042940.  We are based at Merrick House, The Crichton, Dumfries – see our Contact page for how to find us.

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced Office Supervisor. Eligibility conditions apply, closing date is Friday 8th September 2017. Please see more details on our News Page.

SHAX is governed by a Board of Trustees whose membership includes senior personnel from local established Support Agencies and individuals interested in supporting our aims –  which are to provide practical help to individuals and families who are facing hardship brought about by homelessness.

SHAX supplies minimal cost crisis need used furniture and white goods to people in Dumfries and the surrounding areas – see our Homelessness Support page for more details.

Our charity furniture warehouse is also open to the public Monday to Friday 9.30 to 4, providing reasonably priced recycled goods and vintage/retro items – see our Warehouse page for more details.


Merrick House
The Crichton
Bankend Road

Tel: 01387 245358 (weekdays 9.30am to 4.00pm)

Email – for general enquiries:

Email – for support referrals:


See our NEWS PAGE for latest information and vacancies!

Please contact us on 01387 245358 or info@shax.org.uk if you’d like a copy of our latest Annual Report

See our group on Facebook
(A Facebook account is required to view the SHAX facebook page.)

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