Freedom Centre

Contact details

Freedom Centre
1 Howard Avenue
EX32 8QA

Public phone: 01271 321 171


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Day centre for homeless, vulnerable & disadvantaged people, including those experiencing problems with substance mis-use. Basic skills & employment related support. Housing advice, including referrals to hostels, pre-tenancy, resettlement & tenancy sustainment support. Work closely with local Rough Sleeper Outreach Team. Showers, laundry, clothing store, lunch. Support with benefit problems and making benefit applications.

Target group: Homeless, vulnerable and disadvantaged people, including those with substance mis-use problems, disabilities (including hidden), poor mental health and suffering the effects of poverty or low income.

Area served: Barnstaple.

How to contact: Drop-in or phone (01271 321171)/email. Open Mon-Thurs 11.30am to 1.30pm


Monday: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Tuesday: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Wednesday: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Thursday: 11.30am to 1.30pm

Friday: Appointment only

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours: Reception is open 9am – 3pm


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Many services take place on the 1st floor, which is accessed by lift or stairs.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1125960

Year established: 1995

Staffing: 25 full time and part time. 10 Volunteers.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 05 June 2024


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