Social Help Agencies

A list of Social Agencies we found useful

Coventry has a variety of agencies which may be of help to you. Below is a list of agencies which focus on healthcare, discrimination and addictions needs. You will also find other agencies on the Practical and Spiritual Help pages.

Counselling, Advice and Support

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    Meetings for those with drink problems. Email them here or call them on 02476 612 211
  • CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau)
    Drop-in, debtline, surgeries. Email them here or call them on 08451 202920
  • CADDY (Crime, Alcohol, Drugs, Disaffection and Youth)
    Free therapy for substance abusers. email them here or call them on 02476 607 870
  • Coventry Law Centre
    Benefit appeal tribunals, community Care, education advice and more. Email them here or call them on 02476 223 053
  • Gilbert Richards Centre (Social Services)
    Provides services for peope aged 55 and over. Call them on 02476 714 621
  • Carers Centre (Coventry)
    Support, counselling, meeting place, information. Email them here or call them on 02476 632 972
  • Client Support and Research Unit
    Free confidential non-judgmental services, advice, guidance and support to unemployed Coventry people. Email them here or call them on 02476 834 888
  • Connexions One Stop Shop
    Youth Information Shop. Advice and support for 13-19 year olds. Email them here or call them on 02476 607 900/19
  • Missing Persons Helpline
    For help if you know of a missing person. Call them on 0500 700 700
  • Samaritans Coventry
    Confidential listening service. Email them here or call them on 024 7667 8678
  • The Skylight Centre
    Confidential service for crisis pregnancy and post-abortion trauma for women and their partners. Call them on 024 76 603 444

Healthcare

  • Diabetes UK Coventry
    information about diabetes and fund-raise for research and local use. Email them here or call them on 02476 449 530
  • Krysalis Project
    Mental health day-centre service. Email them here or call them on 02476 230 730
  • Lamb Street Social Services Centre
    Rehabilitation, empowerment, open ended stay, art therapy. Call them on 02476 258 170 office 76

Education

  • Adult Education Service
    Classes for adults in a wide range of subject areas. Email them here or call them on 02476 251 684
  • Broad View Care Ltd
    For adults with learning difficulties. Email them here or call them on 02476 553 500 or 02476 225 267
  • Newpath [Services] Ltd
    Opportunities for people with a learning disability to work in supported environment. Email them here or call them on 02476 650 530
  • Wyken Community Centre
    ESOL, adult learning. Email them here or call them on 02476 619 367

Day Centres

  • “Grub ‘n Gab” Club
    Lunch on Saturday, evening meal on Wednesday. Email them here or call them on 02476 551 585
  • Canley Family Centre
    parent and toddler group/toy library and more. Email them here or call them on 02476 695 804
  • Cornerstone Family Centre
    For families experiencing domestic violence in the Hillfields area. Call them on 02476 256 611
  • Norton House Day Centre
    Drop-In for homeless 18+. Email them here or call them on 02476 221 332
  • CCM (Coventry City Mission)
    Offers day centre, counselling and many other facilities. Email them here or call them on 02476 615 931
  • Maymorn Day Centre
    Day care, lunch group, social club book library and jigsaw loan. Email them here or call them on 7668 5865

People Groups

  • Coventry Haven Project/Listening Post
    Provides advice, support and safe accommodation for women and children fleeing domestic violence. Email them here or call them on 02476 444 077
  • CRASAC Coventry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre
    Telephone support and face to face counselling for women and girls 11 and over. Email them hereor call them on 02476 277 777
  • Domestic Violence Helpline
    Helpline for who need help with domestic violence problems. Call them on 0800 917 6161 or 0870 599 5443
  • Sahil Project
    Offers practical and emotional support to Asian women experiencing stress and isolation. Email them here or call them on 02476 638 754
  • Solace
    Support for Afro-Caribbean women experiencing domestic violence. Email them here or call them on 02476 222 988
  • Age Concern
    Specific services for older people, to maintain a positive and basic lifestyle. Email them here or call them on 02476 231 999
  • Great Lakes Community (Coventry)
    work with refugees and asylum seekers from Great Lakes region of East Africa. Email them here or call them on 02476 449 272
  • The Coventry Refugee Centre
    Help for asylum seekers with subsistence, housing, health, racial harassment etc. Email them hereor call them on 02476 527 108
  • Coventry Friend
    Listening and support for gay, lesbian and bisexual people. Email them here or call them on 02476 714 199

For more agencies, check out our Practical and Spiritual agency pages.