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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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Birmingham FLAG

University of Birmingham Law School, Edgbaston, Birmingham

B15 2TT

Phone: 0121 415 8812

Tuesday & Thursday: 5pm-7pm (appointments – term time only)

Written advice on debt, domestic violence, family, housing, benefits, mental health and mental capacity etc. More info from the website.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Debt advice, Tenancy support

Birmingham Legal Advice Clinic

1st Fl, Birmingham Library, Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham

B1 2ND

Phone: 0121 242 4242

Tuesday: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Phone for an appointment. Advice on debt, housing and benefits.

Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Debt advice, Tenancy support, Legal advice

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

DHA

Phoenix Street, Derby

DE1 2ER

Phone: 01332 287 850

Direct help via specialist advice, advocacy and representation for families and individuals facing crisis, to prevent and alleviate homelessness, debt and housing difficulty. For help and advice call 01332 287 850.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Debt advice, Tenancy support

The Salvation Army (Eden Villa)

13 Charlotte Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

CV31 3EB

Phone: 01926 450708

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (call for appointment)

Single homeless people with support needs, and 1 room for married couples. Support around life skills and advice on accommodation. Help with move-on - applications, grants, obtaining furniture, utilities etc. Residents who have moved on can use the drop-in advice centre.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Tenancy support

The Salvation Army (William Booth Centre Lifehouse)

Shadwell Street, Birmingham

B4 6HA

Phone: 0121 236 6554

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Accomodation and support for single homeless men aged 21-60. Housing-related support, including independent living skills, training, education and employment with a focus on moving on to longer-term appropriate accommodation. GP surgery on site and various outreach services.

Accommodation/housing advice, Education/training, Medical/health, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

The University of Law Birmingham Legal Advice Clinic

Legal Advice Centre, The University of Law, 133 Great Hampton Street, Birmingham

B18 6AA

Phone: 014 8321 6050

Wednesday: 10am-4pm (appointments; term time only)

Covers children and family law, and housing etc

Accommodation/housing advice, Tenancy support, Legal advice