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Birmingham Asian Resource Centre

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Contact:
Muhhamad Idrishm, Co-ordinator

Tel: 0121 523 0580

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Address: 110 Hamstead Road , Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 2QS
    Services:
Advice and representation in welfare benefits, debt, immigration and asylum. Opening Times: 10:00am-5:00pm everyday. Can contact by email or phone or through drop ins: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 10:00am-1:00pm Wednesday: 3:00pm-5:00pm (Immigration and Asylum). They observe the case first and if pro bono services are required, they will contact a barrister.

Birmingham FLAG (Free Legal Advice Group)

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Contact:
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Address: Pro Bono Office, Room 123 Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT Tel: 0121 415 8812

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Ruth Creed or Charlotte Mawdesley, Mills & Reeve, 78-84 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2AB

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http://www.law.bham.ac.uk/prospectus/life/pro-bono.shtml

http://www.mills-reeve.com/probono/
    Services:
Clients contact Birmingham FLAG by telephoning on 0121 415 8812 to make an appointment (Thursday evenings, term time 5:00-7:00pm) at: The Pro Bono Office, Room 123, First Floor, Birmingham Law School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT.

Areas of law covered: Family and divorce law, wills and probate, employment, mental health and mental capacity issues, clinical negligence, bankruptcy and insolvency, civil litigation, contract law, company law, data protection, immigration and asylum, minor road traffic offences, landlord and tenant matters.

Centre for Aston Family

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Address: 359-361 Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham B6 6NS

Tel: 0121 250 0777

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    Services: aims to address the health, education, training and family support needs of people living in the Aston area of Birmingham.

Opening Times:
Drop in service Mon - Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm.

Citizens Advice Bureau

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 Janice Nicholls      
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Address: Ground Floor, Gazette Buildings, 168 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TF

Tel: 03444 77 1010

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

    Services: Provide advice on (Employment) Money advice, welfare benefits and general legal issues. Information helpline and face to face meetings.

Language support; French, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu.

Opening times:
Telephone session:
Mon–Fri 09:30am-4:30 pm

Appointments: Monday 9.30am – 7:00pm
Tuesday 9.30am – 7:00pm
Thursday 9.30am – 7:00pm

Community Law Partnership

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Address: 4th Floor, Ruskin Chambers, 191 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6RP

Tel: 0121 685 8595
Fax: 0121 236 5121

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    Services: Housing law, welfare benefits, debt, public law, duty possession scheme and advice and representation for gypsies and travellers.

Opening Hours:
Gypsy and Traveller Helpline: 0121 685 8677 available Mon - Fri 9:00am-5:00pm.

For Gypsy and traveller out-of-hour emergencies: 07768316755.

Coventry Law Centre

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Sue Bent, Director

Tel: 0247 622 3053

Address: Oakwood House, St Patricks Road Entrance, Coventry, CV1 2HL

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    Services: Providing advice, advocacy and representation for individuals and communities, but do not act for landlords, companies or employers.
They specialise in Community Care, Discrimination, Employment, Family, Housing, Immigration and asylum, debt, public law and welfare benefits.

Opening times:
Mon-Thur: 9:00am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm
Friday : 9.00am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.00 pm

Appointments can be booked at reception or by phone. If problem is urgent – can be seen after deadlines are met. If non-urgent, may be 3 weeks wait for an appointment.

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Lesley Hancock

Tel: 0300 555 2345

Address: Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, Council House, Priory Road, Dudley DY11 1HF
    Services: Offers full service of advice and benefits, in particular: advice on asylum seekers, domestic violence and housing and council tax benefit.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri 8.00am - 5.30pm,
Sat 09.00am – 12.00pm

Red Cross West Midlands

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Guy Cirhuza Mweza, Senior Refugee Services Coordinator
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Coventry Office:
Bradbury House, Wheler Road, Seven Stars Estate
Coventry, CV3 4LB
Tel: 02476 304 200

Selly Oak Medical Equipment:
Unit 8 Selly Oak Industrial Estate, Elliot Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 6LR
Tel: 0121 4722 078
    Services: Loans medical and mobility equipment including wheelchairs, commodes etc.

Supports hospital outpatients in adjusting to living independently.

Offers a transport service to those unable to leave the home unassisted.

Help for refugees in the UK including short-term emergency support, assistance with orientation, one-to-one social and emotional support to women refugees.
Opening times: (call first)
Tue 11:00am-2:00pm,
Thur 11:00am-3:00pm (Selly Oak)

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

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Address: Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE

Tel: 0845 358 2200

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    Services: Offers full service of advice and benefits, in particular: advice on asylum seekers, domestic violence and housing and council tax benefit.

Opening hours:
Mon - Thurs: 8.00am – 5.30pm
Fri: 8.00am – 5.00pm
Sat: 10.00am-1.00pm
Contact times:
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-8:00pm,
Sat: 8:30am-1:30 pm

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Address: Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, The Civic Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall

Tel: 01922 650000

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www.walsall.gov.uk
    Services: Offers full service of advice and benefits, in particular: advice on asylum seekers, domestic violence and housing and council tax benefit.

Opening hours:
Mon-Thurs: 08:45am-5:15pm
Fri: 08:45am-4:45pm.

St. James Community Support & Advice Centre

South Birmingham Young Homeless Project

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Carol Cooke, Project Manager

Tel: 0121 453 0606/0121 453 5069

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Address: South Birmingham Young Homeless Project, The Depot, Belton Grove, Longbridge, Birmingham, B45 9PE.
    Services: Information and resource centre for young homeless people. Currently offers debt advice service, sexual health advice service for young people including free condoms and pregnancy testing for young people.

Offers a late night service up to 7:00pm on Wednesdays.

Opening times: Drop in or call to make appointments 0121 457 8736

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Contact: Estelle Neuman, Fundraiser
Tel: 0151 649 8700

Chris Crocker, Business
Tel: 0121 212 1727

Address: NYAS, Egerton House, Tower Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 1FN

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    Services: Able to ‘undertake casework on behalf of children, young people and vulnerable adults’, covering a range of issues including housing, fostering, custody etc.

Offers legal advice, advocacy service, independent visits.

Helpline:
0300 330 3131(free)

Midlands Mencap

Contact Details     Services Offered
       
Tel: 0121 442 2944

Address: Midlands Mencap (HO), 171 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JR

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Services: Provides advice only, however referrals can be made.
Areas covered are housing care and support, carers and family support, carers emergency response service, children's and young people services, employment and volunteering, brokerage and support planning.

Switchboard opening hours:
Mon-Fri: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Contact the switchboard via telephone first with your enquiry.