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  • ACTOV Change CIC

    ACTOV is a Community Interest Company committed to delivering projects that will support people of all ages across all communities with a focus on deprived communities. The Parent Support Hub, a project of ACTOV Change CIC, has been piloting support for parents of children who have been excluded from mainstream school due to EBD (emotional, behavioural difficulties). We have discovered that most schools still have a long way to go in really teaming up with the parent to start creating some consistency in how the child's behaviour is managed between school and home. In order to improve, all children need this consistency. However our focus revolves around the fact that most bad behaviour is due to low emotional intelligence. We're currently working with The Gottman Institute in the USA who are world leaders in developmental psychology and who have been carrying out research on how to nurture emotional intelligence in our children for 40 years. With their help, we have designed training sessions for parents and school staff that have proven results for the child, the parent and the school.

  • Centre for Equality & Diversity

    To be a leading agency in changing attitudes, challenging inequalities, influencing policy and building partnerships to bring about a fairer society. Our vision is of communities where all people are recognised as having a valid contribution to make towards the creation of a fairer society. Our Strategic Opjectives are:- 1. To build the skills and capacity of communities of interest, empowering them to actively engage in decision making processes and develop confidence in supporting their own communities. 2. To develop partnerships which span sectors to improve services to communities of interest. 3. To work towards the creation of a one stop shop for equality, diversity and human rights, where the organisation can be a hub for centres of excellence in all that we do. 4. To develop and maintain a robust infrastructure, enabling us to achieve our mission and create a stable financial base.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Just Call 4 Care Services

    Not for profit domicilary care agency.

  • Local Access Centre

    Local Access Centre Limited is a user led charity. It is committed to provide information, advice, guidance and referral services and facilitate enhancement of skills for our users. Specialising in areas of unemployment, benefits advice, training, money management such as debt advice, financial literacy and enabling users to access services and overcome barriers by providing bespoke services including provision of work related learning for young persons aged 13-25 and foster entrepreneurism skills for all. We support people with disabilities, Black, Asian, Minority and Ethnic groups (BAME), lone parents, elderly, youth and people with long term health conditions. By providing one to one and pairs sessions, focus groups, workshops, mentoring and befriending we ensure that individuals receive help and assistance that best suits our clients and users’ needs. Also we signpost people to other agencies. We ensure our presence is visible within inner city Birmingham communities. We have longstanding relationships with local schools, colleges, Job Centre Plus and various multi-faith institutions. Local Access Centre is keen to foster entrepreneurialism, we also have local SMEs work with us and these business owners value our inputs in what we do by providing work related learning and refer our users to local companies. We are highly adept and experienced in past delivery of similar projects be it in financial literacy, work related learning and community cohesion which have been supported by previous funders. By having multilingual staff, we can confidently penetrate hard to reach groups, especially where English is an additional language. Local Access Centre can provide spoken services in Gujarati please. It gives us the competitive edge over others and also to maximise our volunteer in kind support from our staff, as demonstrated by their skills composite and to give best value to our project. Our opening hours are as follows: Appointment only Mondays to Fridays: 10.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Evenings by prior arrangement. Closed on weekends and UK bank holidays.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • NICE - Centre for Movement Disorders

    NICE – Centre for Movement Disorders is a leading UK charity that works to transform the lives of children and adults with incurable neurological movement disorders, such as cerebral palsy, Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis, as well as people who have suffered a stroke. Through an innovative educational system known as Conductive Education (CE), we provide direct services through our Pre-School (ages 0 to 5), Red Boots Primary school, Intensive Movement Training Placements and Adult-based rehabilitation service. CE originates from Hungary, and involves movement based programmes that enable people to develop their everyday life skills, leading to increased levels of personal independence, heightened confidence and highlighting that having a disability is no barrier to attaining achievement and success. CE helps people develop ways of overcoming any physical impairments they may have. CE gives children and young people the best start in life, helping to prepare them for life’s challenges. For adults, it helps them to regain skills they may have lost after being diagnosed with a disability. NICE supports over 600 people across the West Midlands and the wider UK.

  • Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care

    Omega work collaboratively to promote excellence in aspects of health and social are provision to enable people to live well until they die.

  • Polish Expats Association

    PEA transforms society by empowering Polish community in the UK. We equip Polish people in skills and knowledge necessary to integrate and at the same time to live their lives fully, with dignity and pride in their identity. We also work to promote Polish culture and heritage, while supporting community cohesion. PEA’s vision is of a society in which every person feels included and fully exercises his/her rights while sustaining his/her own particular culture and heritage.

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