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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.

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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

Coventry and Warwickshire YMCA (Daimler Green)

Endeavour Court, 20 Chelmarsh, Daimler Green, Coventry

CV6 3LB

Phone: 024 7659 7009

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am (call for appointment)

Single homeless people and care leavers with low support needs. Residents are expected to be or actively seeking to be in education, training or employment. Support for moving on.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access, Tenancy support

Coventry Foyer

Holyhead Court, Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry

CV1 3AX

Phone: 024 76251001

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

For young people 16-24 who require support around independent living. Applicants must be willing to engage in employment, education or training. Help with budgeting money, cooking and confidence building. English and Maths classes.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access, Outreach worker links

Midland Heart (Gilbert Road)

100-108 Gilbert Road , Smethwick, Sandwell

B66 4PZ

Phone: 0121 555 6500

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

For young people aged 16-25 with low support needs. Staff offer housing-related support to enable individuals to gain the skills required to move on to more permanent independent living.

Accommodation/housing advice, Tenancy support

Midland Heart (Grange Road)

c/o 100 Gilbert Road, Smethwick

B66 4PZ

Phone: 0121 555 6500 or 0121 558 5739

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

For single homeless 16-25-year-olds with support needs. Staff offer housing-related support to enable individuals to gain the skills required to move on to more permanent independent living.

Accommodation/housing advice, Tenancy support

Midland Heart (Helen Dixon House)

76 Alcester Road, Moseley, Birmingham

B13 8BB

Phone: 0121 449 3748

Safe and supportive accommodation for women aged 16-45 years who are homeless or in other housing need. Staffed 24/7.

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

Midland Heart (Rolfe House Foyer)

69 Rolfe Street, Smethwick

B66 2AR

Phone: 0121 558 5739

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

For single homeless 16-25-year-olds with support needs who are willing to engage with employment, education and training opportunities. Training room and IT suite. Housing-related support to enable customers to gain the independent living skills needed to move on. Scheme is accredited by the Foyer Federation.

Accommodation/housing advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access

Redditch Nightstop

Room 3, The Ecumenical Centre, 6 Evesham Walk, Redditch

B97 5LZ

Phone: 01527 66036

Works with young people 16-25, families, local agencies, schools and youth organisations to reduce the number of young people at risk of experiencing homelessness. Also provides emergency accommodation.

Outreach workers, Outreach worker links, Advocacy

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

Stonham (Gilson Way Hostel)

c/o Morris House, 430-432 Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham

B36 0LF

Phone: 0121 770 9360

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (office hours)
Map Website: http://

For young single homeless people aged 16-25. Phone or call in for application form. Support around independent living skills and access to employment, training and education. Access to and advice on move-on options, help with grants and applications, obtaining furniture and setting up utilities.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

Stonham (Morris House)

430-432 Chester Road, Castle Bromwich

B36 0LF

Phone: 0121 770 9360

For vulnerable homeless people aged 16?25 with support needs. Priority to people with connection to the Solihull area.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice

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

YouthSpace

Radclyffe House, 66-68 Hagley Road, Edgbaston , Birmingham

B16 8PF

Phone: 0800 953 0045

Youthspace aims to raise awareness, challenge discrimination & promote positive mental health for young people (14-25) by offering advice, support & information to anyone interested in finding out more about mental health.

Mental health