Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre

Contact details

Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre
4/6 Donegall Street

Public phone: 028 90961111


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Trade Union based Centre providing services for unemployed and low waged people. Welfare Advice Service provides a range of ways to speak with an adviser, you can telephone, email, use social platforms or you can drop-in to the Centre, (adviser is not always available and you may have to wait or leave your details for an appointment to be made) We offer free, confidential, professional advice on all aspects of welfare benefits, including Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payments. You maybe are unsure of what you should claim, or you do not have access to internet to make your claim for Universal Credit or need to check your journal, the Welfare Advice Service is here for you. The Welfare Advice Service can assist with Form Filling, Benefit Calculations, Assist with Mandatory Reconsiderations, Assist you to make your appeal request, then, Make referral for representation at Appeal; we can also make a referral for you to use the local foodbank.

Target group: Unemployed and low waged people.

Area served: Belfast and all of Northern Ireland.

How to contact: Call in, phone (028 9096 1111) or website. Open 9.30am - 4.30pm Mon-Thurs / 9.30am - 3pm Fri. (we are limiting the footfall within the Centre, this is reviewed often & subject to change therefore we are not operating our face to face appointments, we offer telephone based appointments at the moment).


Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9.30am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9.30am - 3pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Advice unit and toilet on ground floor. Stairs to other floors. Street parking adjacent to BURC office.

Other information

Languages other than English: No

Charity number: XR73145

Year established: 1984

Staffing: Joanne Farrell, Welfare Adviser

Public transport: Office based in City Centre close to local amenities

Record last checked: 06 November 2023


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