BREATHE Advice and Advocacy Service

cropped-Trasnparent-logo.pngOffering free,confidential,independent and impartial welfare advice to residents within the Erdington constituency. The service is based above New Heights Community Cafe at 108 Warren Farm Road, Kingstanding, and are part of the wider New Heights Project.

The BREATHE Advice and Advocacy service opening and closing times are from Mon - Thurs 10:00 -15:00.
Please note that this is an appointments only service. To book please call 0121 386 4345

B – Benefit Support

R – Rights and entitlements

E – Education and effective money management

A – Advice and Advocacy

T – Training of volunteers, residents & partners

H – Housing and Health/Disability Support

E – Empowering Service

Breathe Advice and Advocacy Service have been included in the LASA advice local directory, which is a nationwide directory of local, free sources of quality advice and information on a variety of issues. Clients can search the directory by both advice area and locality and be directed to the providers website for further information on how this can be accessed. For more details see

Out of hours referrals can be made via the service self referral form and returned by hand or email to: Please click on the link below to access the form.

Referral Form V2

Self Help Guides

Self help 1 ESA
Self help 2 Universal Credit
Self help 3 PIP Claims
Self help 4 Universal Credit & Council Tax
Self help 5 Homelessness Prevention
self help 6 Benefit Sanctions
self help 7 Attendance Allowance
self help 8 Agency Workers & Sickness Benefits
Self Help 9 Universal Credit & Pension Credit
Self Help 10 Claimant Commitment & Sanctions
Self Help 11 New Style ESA
Self Help 12 Blue Badge Eligebility

We are Hiring!!
To compliment our service e are looking to recruit a part time housing advisor. Please see the below role advert and person specification for further information. Application forms can also be found below.

Closing date for all applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 17th November 2019.
Shortlisting will take place on Monday 18th November 2019.
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26th November 2019.

Housing Advisor Advert
NHWFCP Housing Advisor Application Form 2