Azad Kashmir Welfare Association
Javed Hussain, Co-ordinator
Tel: 0121 328 0995
Address: 68 Alum Rock Road, Saltley, Birmingham, B8 1JA
Advice and support, primarily for Kashmiri, Pakistani and other Asian communities. Benefits, housing, immigration, asylum, health and consumer advice.
Advice given in a number of languages.
Opening Times: Mon-Fri 10:00am-4:00pm (can drop in or contact by email/letter).
Bar Pro Bono Unit
There is not a specific contact to ask for, but if you email they will be happy to put you in contact with the relevant volunteering schemes
Address: 289-293 High Holborn, London WC1V 7HZ DX 188 – Chancery Lane
The Bar Pro Bono Unit is a charity which helps find pro bono (free) legal assistance from volunteer barristers. The Bar Pro Bono Unit is unable to assist where the client can obtain Legal Aid. Clients or their advisers MUST find out whether public funding can be obtained before an application is made to the Unit. All legal areas.
Birmingham Asian Resource Centre
Muhhamad Idrishm, Co-ordinator
Tel: 0121 523 0580
Address: 110 Hamstead Road , Handsworth, Birmingham, B20 2QS
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)
Telephone number: 0121 415 8812
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
Address: 359-361 Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham B6 6NS
Tel: 0121 250 0777
Services: aims to address the health, education, training and family support needs of people living in the Aston area of Birmingham.
Drop in service Mon - Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm.
Citizens Advice Bureau
South Birmingham Young Homeless Project
Contact: Carol Cooke, Project Manager
Tel: 0121 453 0606/0121 453 5069
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
Tel: 0121 442 2944
Address: Midland Mencap (HO), 171 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 8JR
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.