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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 West Midlands region

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  • AB Plus

    Supporting and empowering people who live with HIV, their families, partners and friends.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • ACH (formerly Ashley Community Housing)

    Ashley Community Housing is a thriving social enterprise that puts people before profits. ‘Community’ is at the heart of everything we do as we empower positive change throughout communities in the West of England and the West Midlands. Since 2008 we have successfully resettled over 2000 individuals from refugee backgrounds– developing their independence, promoting their positive contribution to the community and easing their integration into UK life. The UK government and the EU are under increased pressure to both accommodate and provide long-term support for these frequently vulnerable people. This is why we have successfully developed an effective service over the past seven years which eases the strain on the public purse and helps those in need. We have also developed initiatives which are outside of statutory service provision, however, complement it

  • Asbestos Support West Midlands

    Asbestos Support WM exists to help those suffering from asbestos related diseases and to campaign for the strictest possible enforcement of regulations and legislation to protect current workers and communities. Asbestos is the biggest single work-related cause of death in the UK. It kills thousands every year and wrecks the lives of many more; we aim to end this misery. At Asbestos Support WM we provide: expert help and advice about DWP and other state benefits associated with Asbestos related diseases;practical assistance in the completion of all appropriate paperwork; referrals to reputable and experienced firms if you need legal advice;a home visiting service to anyone who can not travel in addition to appointments at our office. We also provide services to the victims of Asbestos related diseases and/or their families at no cost; provide links to reputable organisations that are able to offer additional help, for example in explaining cancer and its consequences to children:strictly complies with the Solicitors' Introduction and Referral Code; campaigns and informs people on the asbestos issue, helping to ensure the strictest possible enforcement of regulations and legislation to protect current workers and communities.

  • Basera

    A place to socialise with others. For the elderly throughout United Kingdom and across the border to help elderly.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs

    Dealing directly with young people. An umbrella of 200 youth groups To promote and deliver quality youth work and working to promote young people as equal partners..

  • British Polio Fellowship - Walsall & District Branch

    We are a group for people who have had polio and the group was formed in 1948. We provide welfare, socials, outings and support for these members. We are self supporting, holding street and store collections, no grants are received from anywhere. Our branch headquarters is situated at 42 Upper Rushall Street, Walsall WS1 2HA where we have been for over 30 years, but we expect to be moving shortly to the Annex at the Handicap Centre, Field Close, Bloxwich. No date has yet been advised by Walsall Council.

  • British Sjogren's Syndrome Association

    Sjogren's Syndrome is the second most common autoimmune rheumatic desease, it affects more than half a million adults in the UK alone. The disease is characterised by the degeneration of mucus-secreting glands, particularly the tear ducts of the eyes and the saliva glands of the mouth. The condition is associated with a host of other symptoms, which include arthitis and extreme fatigue, disabling joint pain and muscle aches. Sjogren's Syndrome is a debilitating and distressing condition, with many patients becoming so ill that they are unable to work. We aim to raise awareness of the disease and support research into its cause and treatment. As a self-help organisation, it is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by the disease. No cure currently exists for the condition and the cause remains unknown, but the BSSA endeavours to support research into Sjogren's by providing research grants on an annual basis. Sjogren's Syndrome has not commanded a high profile and has therefore been under-diagnosed and under-treated. The BSSA hopes to change this bhy raising awareness of the syndrome.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Circles Network

    Circles Network is a national voluntary based organization based around the key principles of Inclusion and Person Centred Planning approaches. We provide unique personal support for people who are in danger of becoming socially excluded, or who are suffering the consequences of prior segregation and discrimination. We use the tools of Person Centred Planning to facilitate inclusion in the community, principally through the setting up of Circles of Support and through our individual projects

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