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 every Wednesday. The session will start at 9:30am with the last interview at 11:45am.

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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