Spitfire Advice

We provide free, confidential and impartial advice for people living in Birmingham on a wide range of money, benefit, housing or employment issues.

Whatever your problem or concern, don’t delay; get in touch for peace of mind

Come along to our open door triage session on Wednesdays between 10am and 12pm to see an adviser.

Some of the areas our friendly advisers can help with:

Benefits Advice
  • Benefit assessments
  • Assistance with all benefit applications
  • Assessments and advice on all disability benefits
  • Assistance with backdated claims
  • Assistance with reconsideration requests
  • Assistance with written appeals / Mandatory reconsideration
  • Assistance and representation at welfare tribunal
  • Simplifying benefits and decisions
  • Advice on ‘Bedroom Tax’ and Universal Credit
Debt Advice
  • Eviction
  • Bailiffs
  • Gas and electricity arrears
  • Water arrears / trust fund applications
  • Payday loans
  • Mortgage arrears
  • Rent arrears
  • County Court representation possession / eviction
  • Credit cards / loans
  • Assistance with bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Financial capability advice
  • Assistance with rescheduling debts
Housing Advice
  • Defending eviction claims
  • Temporary accommodation
  • Private / Intermediate tenancies
  • National Homeless Advice Service (NHAS Information)
  • Assured short-hold tenancies
Legal Advice
Employment Law

Pro-bono Advice (Fountain Solicitors)


MP Jack Dromey

MP’s Surgery

MP Jack Dromey’s Advice Surgery is on the 2nd Saturday of every month from 11:00am. Please book an appointment by calling 0121 350 6077.


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