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Search results for The West Midlands region

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  • Community Foundation

    Our Mission Community Foundation is a grassroots voluntary organisation supporting people in inner city areas to change their lives by improving their conditions and creating opportunities for people to reach their full potential. They are a not for profit organisation. Community Foundation aims: - to encourage civic participation of marginalised and hard to reach communities and provide education and training to build capacity of individuals and organisations to improve themselves, their organisation and their community. - develop projects and services to address underlining issues of social exclusion, homelessness, health inequality, unemployment and under achievement. - develop targeted provisions to improve community safety, prevent anti social behaviour, domestic violence, drug/alcohol abuse and improve community cohesion and tolerance within marginalised and hard to reach communities. - provide a range of social, education and recreational services for hard to reach communities.

  • 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.

  • Contact a Family West Midlands

    Contact a Family is the only UK-wide charity providing advice, information and support to the parents of all disabled children - no matter what their disability or health condition. We also enable parents to get in contact with other families, both on a local and national basis. We can help by offering information, advice and support to parents and carers of children with any special need or disability as well as professionals working with families. Organising workshops and conferences for parents (which professionals can sometimes attend) based on local interest. These are opportunities for parents to come together and share their experiences; providing a quarterly newsletter, which offers information on sources of local support, events and covers topics of interest to families such as benefits, holidays and national organisations. The newsletter is available to both parents and professionals free of charge; working alongside professionals to ensure that the needs of parents, carers and children with special needs are represented; providing training to professionals and groups on issues that affect families of children with special needs; supporting the development of new parent groups and strengthening existing ones.

  • Courtyard Centre - Cancer Information and Support Service

    Cancer information and support service, situated within an NHS Hospital. We provide support to anyone affected by or concerned about cancer. Support services include, complementary therapy, wig fitting service, outreach sessions and 'Headstrong' service from Breast Cancer Care. Also welfare/benefits advice.

  • Crisis Point

    The charity was founded in 2000; it has been working as with victims of sexual crime since 2000, delivering specialist support. Crisis Point became a registered charity and company in 2004. Crisis Point is based in Walsall with additional offices in Wolverhampton. In 2003, Crisis Point pioneered the fast track STI screening system that now sits as best practice and guidance for developing new, and existing SARCs. In 2004, Crisis Point founded the Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) in Walsall, developed a tri-partite with West Midlands Police and NHS/PCT Walsall to provide SARC services. Crisis Point was the managing agency until March 2006, delivering on call and on site crisis workers, ISVA support, and therapeutic counselling. In 2005, a clinical counselling centre was founded in Walsall by Crisis Point to provide bespoke psychotherapeutic counselling for victims of sexual crime. Additionally, the clinical counselling centre provided a real solution to transference suffered by SARC clients when returning for therapy following the support to court procedure and outcome. In 2011, the charity located to modern fully DDA compliant premises. The services and premises continue to be available to all across the West Midlands.

  • Crossroads Care

    Providing domiciliary care to service users and respite care to carers.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Fry Housing Trust

    Fry Housing is a supported housing project for offenders and those at risk of offending, run by Accord Housing. Please see entry for entry for Accord Housing Association.

  • Groundwork West Midlands

    Groundwork provide training and create jobs, reduce energy and waste, reconnect people with nature and transform whole whole neighbourhoods. Step by step Groundwork go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential. Groundwork is currently delivering a project in Tipton called the Cracker, working on a local green space (called the Cracker).Beneficiaries are people suffering from drugs and alchohol dependency. The work encourages physical activity in an outdoor setting, as well as the wellbeing benefits of being outdoors.

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