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Advice centres

These drop-in centres provide information, advice and support for roofless people and other homeless people. In addition, they offer meals and snacks (sometimes at a small cost), showers and changes of clothes. Some offer health advice from a nurse and a chiropody (foot health) service.

Name and address



(Supporting Independence From Alcohol)

122 Pershore Street

0121 666 6866

Open Monday to Friday 11.45 am - 1 pm (please note change in times and days).
Advice, food and bare essentials. Nurse comes weekly, chiropodist monthly.

(supporting Independence From Alcohol)

18-28 Lower Essex Street

0121 666 7023

Open Monday to Friday 9.00am to 10.45am. Saturday and Sunday 10.30- 11.30 am (please note change in times and days).
Assessments, breakfast, accommodation advice. Nurse comes on Tuesdays, chiropodist Thursdays.

Irish Welfare Drop-in
St Eugene's Court
77 Rea Street

0121 604 6111

Open Monday to Friday, 12.00 noon to 3.00pm.
Advice and guidance. Meals .

City Mission Care Centre
38 Washington Street

0121 643 6182

Open 24 hours, every day of the week.
Advice and guidance.

The Big Issue
23-25 Summer Lane

0121 333 5860

Street newspaper sold by homeless people.
Open for vendors. Monday to Friday 9.00am to 4.30pm, Saturday 9.00am to 2.00pm.