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  • Building Bridges Training

    We are an independent social enterprise which makes a difference to the lives of people with a learning disability through delivering training and research. Building Bridges Training enables people with a learning disability to be included and have full and valued roles in their local community. We do this through the following five activities; 1. Inclusive research with people with a learning disability to understand the issues that affect the lives of people with a learning disability. We have a research group that meet monthly, plus additional project work depending on current funding. We have undertaken research projects on topics such as living independently, claiming PIP, and currently on the election and politics. 2. Training staff who work with people with a learning disability such as giving good support to parents with a learning disability, setting up a social enterprise. 3. Training staff from mainstream organisations so they can better understand and support people with a learning disability who use their services. 4. Delivering courses for people with a learning disability on topics such as financial capability ‘Managing my Money’ and well-being ‘Look After Yourself’. 5. Producing resources; these include good practice guidelines for staff such as producing easy read information and easy read resources for people with a learning disability such as a keep safe check list, money and banking dictionary.

  • Cameroon Children and Women Project in the UK

    We provide for refugee children and women from the Cameroon community in the UK through advice and information services, translation, interpretation and representation. Our services cover matters related to immigration, welfare, housing and healthcare. We also provide education and training opportunities to develop employment skills and facilitate integration and inclusion into the wider community through cultural exchange and the arts.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Centre for Conscious Awareness

    "Teaching the Understanding and Experience of Meditational Practices" To remind us of the importance of keeping in touch with the inner self as much as our experience of the outer self in our daily world. To educate people in the effectiveness of meditation in maintaining overall well-being and fullness of life as an alternative to remaining predominantly mind-based. To develop a more positive attitude and enthusiasm for life, its purpose and meaningfulness. To bring awareness of the importance of science and spirituality having a greater role to play in our lives for more clarity, health, harmony and enlightenment.

  • Cerebral Palsy Midlands

    We are a charity that supports people with cerebral palsy. We offer speech and language therapy and physiotherapy, as well as educational classes at the centre. We have a welfare dept which offers advice advocacy services and home visits. We are a user led organisation.

  • Community Learning

    The main aim of our organisation is to provide a social activity group alongside education. We have in the past provided certificated courses and also non-certificated courses for our users. Most of our users are aged between 60 - 90 and have gained certificates for the first time in their lives. We welcome anyone wishing to join our group whatever their age/colour/culture/religion or gender. Living alone, this group provides social inclusion, making new friends and combats isolation, at the same time proves that learning can be fun. School children\'s workshops covering different activities are held during school holidays

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Community Resource Information Service

    CRIS was established in 1980 to be a demand-led resource to serve the communities of West Midlands. We work at a grassroots level supporting diverse and disadvantaged communities and individuals to bring about positive change. CRIS is about building community cohesion by bringing people together around shared common interests to enable them to have a voice in the decision-making processes that directly affect their lives. CRIS provides capacity building training including leadership skills, organisational management and development, fundraising and financial management, auditing services as well as personal development and employment services. We also undertake research and organise conferences and events on issues of importance for the communities we work with. CRIS also works intensively with migrant and refugee communities to facilitate their integration with wider community and enable their grass-roots organisations to become efficient and sustainable.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Compton Care

    The Hospice provides clinical and support services for people with life limiting illnesses and their carers and families. We provide free support to people who live in parts of the West Midlands: Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and Walsall; and South Staffordshire and East Shropshire.

  • Confederation of Bangladeshi Organisations (CBO)

    CBO is an umbrella forum organisation and the overall vision is to improve the quality of life for all Bangladeshi and other BME groups living and working in the Sandwell Borough. Our aims include: promoting positive pathways into inclusion through an innovative intervention in education, training, learning & employment support, assist the implementation of anti poverty strategy which seals with most excluded individuals in the community through developing and expanding counselling, advocacy and support services for Bangladeshi in Sandwell. Development of a more transparent culture so that community development can be shared within a style of openness and trust, building new partnerships credibility in the communities and the agencies, increasing community pride and individual self confidence through skills development and managing local facilities, development and implementation of a range of community involvement and empowerment strategies to encourage the particiapation of the Bangladeshi community, especially those groups which are most excluded and/or hard to reach e.g. women, young people and elderly.

  • Dorcas Housing

    We provide community based support projects. African Caribbean Health Improvement Service is a project managed by Dorcas Housing that works with the African Caribbean Communities of Sandwell on issues related to heath. The project aim is 'to develop community health initatives which aim to empower and support the African Caribbean communities in Sandwell'

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

    Community Centre

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