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To browse a range of voluntary & community organisations in a specific area / ward use the links below.

Search results for The Black Country sub-region

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  • African French Speaking Community Support (AFSCS)

    AFSCS is a front line voluntary organisation which principally operates in the Soho/Victoria area of Smethwick. Its beneficiaries are mainly from French speaking countries of Africa living in Sandwell and Birmingham. It provides a comprehensive range of advice and information on a wide range of issues such as applying for citizenship; benefit checks and money matters, housing matters; immigration matters; anti-social behaviour, Job search, reducing social isolation and Befriending.

  • Bangladeshi Women's Association Ltd

    We provide an advice and advocacy service to the local community with workers who speak local languages. We also provide training for people to enhance skills and job opportunities. We organise activities and outings for families and undertake environmental projects to improve the area.

  • Centrepoint Christian Church & Support Centre

    Projects and Programmes include: Information, Advice and Guidance, Welfare Rights, Community Outreach Project, Skills and Employment, Street Outreach Team, Performing Arts Department, Education & Training, Young People Services, Schools Work, Health and Wellbeing, Volunteering, Immigration and Nationality, Community Services and Development Initiatives. The Opening Times are: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - 10 am to 4 pm Wednesday - 10 am to 1 pm Friday - closed Saturday - closed Sunday - Celebration Service at 10.45 am

  • Emerging Communities Network

    Our aim to relieve poverty among disadvantaged groups from Central and Eastern Europe and neighbouring countries, which include refugees. Emerging Communities Network provide mentoring, befriending and supportive services to newcomers. They deliver information, advice and guidance and make these services accessible in response to the challenges of a migration process. Emerging Communities Network can help migrants from the EU and other countries with specified needs in the process of integration in the UK, for whom English is a second language but are able to speak one of the Eastern European languages, including Russian.

  • Heart of Oldbury Community Hub

    The Heart of Oldbury Community Hub is in the centre of Oldbury Town and shopping area. It is within easy access of the motorway network and within a five minute walk of the bus and railway stations. There is onsite parking at the area of the Hub. Set over two floors, facilities include secure interim access, wheelchair access, offices with IT equipment for hire, kitchen and toilets.Refreshments/catering can be arranged. Long term rental can be negotiated. Heart of Oldbury is used to provide social and community activities that are to benefit to the community for example, food bank, children’s and senior clubs, exercise sessions etc., with the aim of increasing community provision, reducing isolation and exclusion, improving the conditions of resident’s lives.

  • Multistory

    Multistory's mission is 'art celebrating lives'. We work with people to create experiences that are: empowering, diverse, rooted, curious, social, excellent, accessible. Multistory works with the people of Sandwell to make art that reflects their lives. We aim to be nationally recognised for our work so that we can attract brilliant artists to come and work with us. We aim to create work that everyone will want to see, be part of and talk about. Our work is focused on the development of participatory arts projects designed to tackle a wide range of social issues that bring communities and artists together. We have a strong record of delivering projects with partners that enable them to engage people, through participation in the arts, in wider social and cultural issues, such as: housing, community cohesion, health, education, regeneration.

  • North Smethwick Development Trust

    North Smethwick Development Trust provides provides a range of local services and activities from Brasshouse Community Centre. It operates as a development trust and is concerned with the long term rengeneration of the North Smethwick area using an independent community led approach. Its founding ideas are to: facilitate the residents of North Smethwick to actively participate in, and contribute to, the process of improving the qualityof life in the area.

  • Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care

    Omega is an end of life charity working hard to raise standards in end of life care by supporting caregivers looking after someone with a terminal illness, people who are themselves end of life, and those who have been bereaved. We prioritise those aged over 75 and still caring or bereaved.

  • PAPYRUS

    PAPYRUS is a national charity dedicated to prevent young suicide. We run a national helpline, HOPELineUK, including text and email services, staffed by a team of mental health professionals who provide practical help and advice to vulnerable young people and to those concerned about any young person who may be at risk of suicide. PAPYRUS offers a range of training sessions aimed at raising awareness of the prevalence of young suicide. We teach skills to people from all walks of life in how to recognise a young person at risk of suicide and in how to provide immediate and effective help. Our training is designed to equip participants with the skills, awareness and confidence to help prevent young suicide. PAPYRUS also delivers talks and awareness-raising sessions in schools, colleges, universities, community groups, prisons and other networks. These sessions are aimed at young people at risk and those who care for or work with them to help reduce the stigma surrounding suicide and encourage young people to be suicide-safe.

  • Priory Family Centre CIC

    We deliver early years provision, adult learning and employment projects designed to help unemployed people find work. Breaking Bread, a catering business supplying food to primary schools and buffets to the public and private sectors, has recently launched a food bank supplying people in crisis with free food. Breaking bread is part of the Priory Family Centre Group.

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