Key announcements

Our council tax and benefits online systems and forms may be unavailable on Saturday 21 May between 8am and 2pm due to planned maintenance. Details of how to offer support to Ukraine residents fleeing war, and where to find information and advice are on our City of Sanctuary webpage

Drug and alcohol treatment services

If you are worried about your drug or alcohol use, or that of someone else, please visit Change Grow Live Birmingham for more information.

  • In Birmingham there are currently 6,709 people accessing drug treatment services within the city.
  • 55% were referred into treatment through the Criminal Justice System.
  • Furthermore, outreach services contacted over 7,000 drug users - providing advice, information and brief interventions.
  • Birmingham treatment services have also reduced the sharing of needles by over 50% since 2008/2009.

For young people support with drugs and alcohol use, please visit the Aquarius website.

In Birmingham they are currently 3186 people accessing alcohol treatment services within the city.

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