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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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  • 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

  • Action for Children (Smethwick)

    UK wide charity which supports children, young people and families, in Sandwell. Action for Children are responsible for children centres and family support.

  • Action on Hearing Loss

    RNID aims to support UK\'s 9 million deaf and hard of hearing people by breaking down barriers to opportunity and fulfilment. Our vision is \'A world where deafness or hearing loss do not limit or determine opportunity and where people value their hearing'. Our activities revolve around three strategic themes: ensuring the rights and opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing people to lead a full life:promoting hearing health, preventing hearing loss, curing deafness: removing the stigma of deafness. RNID supports its beneficiary group in a number of ways, for example: campaigning and lobbying to change the laws and government policies: providing information and raising awareness of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus: training courses and consultancy on deafness and disability: communication services including sign language interpreters, lip-speakers, speech-to-text operators: training of interpreters and speech-to-text operators: seeking lasting change in education for deaf children and young people: employment programmes to help deaf people into work: residential and community services for deaf people with special needs: typetalk, the national telephone relay service for deaf and hard of hearing people: equipment and products for deaf and hard of hearing people: social, medical and technical research. RNID has 97 years experience of supporting deaf and hard of hearing people throughout the UK.

  • ASAN Greenworks

    ASAN Greenworks is a social enterprise which recycles and sells office furniture and equipment.

    This organisation is dormant.

  • BID Services

    BID Services is a charity. We work in partnership with people with a sensory impairment, as well as those with a physical disability or mental health. Our mission is to provide high quality services and opportunities that make it possible for people to have choice and control over their lives. Our specialist service areas include Advocacy, Employment, British Sign Language Interpreting and Training, Specialist Equipment, Residential Placements, Social Work, Support for Tinnitus and Housing Related Services. We work with children, young people and adults

    This organisation is dormant.

  • Black Country Housing Group

    A community based housing association and regeneration agency working in Sandwell, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Birmingham. They have over 30 years experience in providing quality homes and other services for families, couples, single people, older people and people with special needs. They are actively involved in urban renewal, economic and social regeneration and a number of environmental and sustainability projects.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Focus Birmingham

    Focus Birmingham exists to ensure that individuals with visual impairments and other disabilities are fully supported in living their lives independently and to the full. Whether they are working with someone who has been blind since birth or someone who is only now dealing with the onset of a visual impairment, they offer a range of services that are appropriate to the specific needs of the individual. These might involve the early recognition of a potential problem and preventative measures to avoid the development of that problem. Or they might provide counselling services to allow someone to come to terms with the changes to their life and to move forward positively. Through their enablement activity, they can provide aids to vision that allow people to resume areas of their lives that they thought were lost to them. Based in Harborne Focus Birmingham also have outreach facilities across the city. Each year, they work with 7,000 people across all ages and cultural backgrounds to support them in living independent and fulfilling lives.

  • 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.

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