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Your rights

The Rights Guide for Rough Sleepers outlines your rights around arrest, stop and search, answering police questions, move-ons, no-drinking zones, sleeping rough, taking a pee in public and highway obstruction. It was put together by the Pavement, Housing Justice, Liberty and Zacchaeus 2000.

If your benefits have been sanctioned (cut off or reduced) and you feel this is unfair, you can appeal. Print this letter and hand it in at the office where you sign on. If you feel you need more advice about sanctions, contact   Zacchaeus 2000 or your nearest Citizen’s Advice Bureau. And let us know contact@thepavement.org.uk at the Pavement!

SERVICES

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Base 25

Castle House, Wheelers Fold, Wolverhampton

WV1 1ST

Phone: 01902 572040

Monday-Thursday: 12pm-6pm
Friday: 12pm-5pm
Saturday: 1pm-3pm

Advice and support to people aged 11-25 on housing, sexual health, drugs and alcohol, emotional wellbeing and job search. Signposting to other agencies. Groups for young women, young fathers, and young asylum seekers and refugees. Free phone: 0800 0730233

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Medical/health, Outreach worker links

Midland Heart (Murdock Road)

1-3 Murdock Road, Smethwick

B66 2LS

Phone: 0121 555 8444

Monday-Friday: 8am-7pm (phone for appointment)

For young single homeless locals aged 16-25 with medium support needs who are homeless or in housing need. Three of the bed-spaces are for young people with mental health issues. Staff provide housing-related support to enable customers to gain the skills required to move on to independent living.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Counselling, Tenancy support

St Basil's

120 Heath Mill Lane, Deritend, Birmingham

B9 4AX

Phone: 0121 772 2483

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm

Wide range of advice and services for people aged 16-25 who are homeless or are facing homelessness. Call the Youthline (0300 30 30 099) to make an appointment. Out of hours emergency numbers: 16- and 17-year-olds - 0121 675 4806; 18-years-old and above - 0121 303 2296.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Education/training, Outreach worker links

The What? Centre

23 Coventry Street, Stourbridge

DY8 1EP

Phone: 01384 379992

Advice and information services and therapeutic counselling for young people (13-25) in Dudley.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Education/training, Medical/health, Legal advice

time2talk Mediation Service

Department of Adult, Community and Housing Services (DACHS), Dudley MBC, 5 St James's Road, Dudley

DY1 1HP

Phone: 01384 812 422

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (message service outside these hours. Interpreters can be arranged)
Map Website: http://

Free mediation service for Dudley residents. If you've left home and think a negotiator could help you resolve a dispute with your family, contact Sue (sue.steel@dudley.gov.uk) or Owen (Owen.McMillan@dudley.gov.uk).

Counselling, Advocacy

Wolverhampton YMCA (Badger Court Foyer)

Cannock Road, Wolverhampton

WV10 0AD

Phone: 01902 870382

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Single homeless people aged 16-25 who have support needs around life skills and are willing to engage in training and support. Alcohol and drug awareness sessions. In-house counselling. Help with moving on and ongoing support.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Internet access, Leisure facilities, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers

Wolverhampton YMCA (Rugeley Foyer)

Aelfgar House, Church Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire

WS15 2WH

Phone: 01889 585232

Monday-Friday: 9am-6pm (call in or phone for appointment)

Young single homeless people 16-25. Life skills support. Help with moving on and resettlement.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Education/training