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Freedom Centre

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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 (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information) or phone (01271 321171)/email.


Monday: 12 noon - 4pm

Tuesday: 12 noon - 4pm

Wednesday: 12 noon - 4pm

Thursday: 12 noon - 4pm

Friday: 12 noon - 4pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4pm


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: 3 full time, 8 part time, 20 volunteers.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 24 January 2022


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