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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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CHADD (Outreach Support Service)

98/99 Dixons Green Road, Dudley

DY2 7DJ

Phone: 1384 864232

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Confidential advice and assistance, and signposting to other services. Advice on benefits, debt, registering with a GP, finding suitable schools, work and college, tenancy etc.

Benefits advice, Debt advice, Education/training, Outreach worker links, Tenancy support

Homeless Community Mental Health Team

St Matthews Centre, Duddeston Manor Road, Birmingham

B7 4LZ

Phone: 0121 301 3350

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Statutory NHS mental health service for homeless people in Birmingham. Psychiatric assessment, medical review and community mental health nursing services.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers

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

St Martin in the Bullring Helpdesk

The Bullring, Birmingham

B5 5BB

Phone: 0121 600 6536

Monday & Friday: 10:30am-12:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 10:30am-3:30pm (closed 12.30–13.30)
Saturday: 10:30am-1pm

Listening, advice and referrals to other agencies and services. Practical intervention in the form of emergency food and local travel, along with ongoing support in a friendly environment. Many people seeking help are encountering homelessness, addiction, mental health problems, bereavement and loss. Call in or phone.

Outreach worker links, Accommodation/housing advice, Counselling, Benefits advice

Turning Point Birmingham Drugline

Dale House, New Meeting Street, Birmingham

B4 7SX

Phone: 0121 632 6363

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30am-5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am-8pm

A range of services for adults (18+) who are affected by drug use to reduce harm and support recovery; walk-in service, advice and information, sexual health advice, one-to-one support, specialist substance misuse prescribing clinics, counselling, complimentary therapies and support for mental and physical health needs

Counselling, Education/training, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Sexual health