Emmaus is a homelessness charity, providing more than just a bed for the night for people who have experienced homelessness and social exclusion.
Turning Point is a social enterprise, providing health and social care services in over 300 locations across England. They work with people who need support with their drug and alcohol use, mental health, offending behaviour, unemployment issues and people with a learning disability. They aim to inspire and empower them to discover new possibilities in their lives.
Turning Point offer you or a family member/friend a range of services depending on what you need, from detox and residential rehab to supported living and aftercare support.
Volunteers visit victims of crime at home and offer emotional support and practical assistance.
|Helpline :||08 08 16 89 111 (Support line operates 24/7, every day of the year, including Christmas.)|
The National Prisoners’ Families Helpline can support you if a family member is in contact with the criminal justice system. We provide advice and information on all aspects from what happens on arrest, visiting a prison to preparing for release. We support families in England and Wales, and you can find information about organisations who can support you in Scotland and Northern Ireland on our website.
|Location :||Prisoners’ Families Helpline, Pact, 29 Peckham Road, London. SE5 8UA|
|Helpline :||0808 808 2003 (Helpline is open 9am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday. Please note the Helpline is closed on Bank Holidays. )|
Specializing in social welfare law, they provide services such as legal advice, casework and representation to people or groups. Find nearest Law Centre – https://www.lawcentres.org.uk/about-law-centres/law-centres-on-google-maps/alphabetically
The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. equality and challenges. Find local office – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/contact-us/contact-us/contact-us
Shelter is a national charity that provides advice about all aspects of housing and accommodation from benefits and other payment help to mortgage arrears and homelessness. Services include:
Face-to-face services – Advice and support services across the UK give people one-to-one, personalised help with all of their housing issues.
National helpline – free emergency helpline is open 365 days a year and is often the first port of call for people facing a housing crisis.
Online advice – You can find expert information about everything from reclaiming your deposit to applying as homeless, and you can talk to an adviser over webchat.
Legal support – Our solicitors provide free legal advice and attend court to help people who’ve lost their homes or are facing eviction.