Rough sleepers outreach team

Birmingham's rough sleepers outreach team work to address the issue of rough sleeping and begging. Its approach is based on 3 key strands – engage, educate, and enforce.

They work together with staff from:

Their work involves:

  • sharing information daily to provide the best responses for individuals
  • providing better connections and communication between on-street partners and services
  • providing services tailored to individuals who need them
  • promoting Change into Action as an alternative to giving money to those who are begging

Further support is available at:

The Health Xchange

The Health Xchange is a primary care service for the homeless community in the Birmingham area. The service is provided by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust.

You can find this centre at Rear of William Booth Centre, William Booth Lane, Birmingham, B4 6HA.

Change Grow Live

Change Grow Live is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in Birmingham. They offer treatment and recovery services in a range of local community settings.

You can phone Change Grow Live on 0121 227 5890.

Page last updated: 21 February 2024

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