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55+ support group

By The Coffee Shop

Support Group

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151 Castle Road West
Oldbury
B68 0EL
0121 422 6700
Social Activities, Outreach, Domiciliary and Day Care, Befriending

Acorn Lodge

By Options for Life

This service is for adults with PMLD - complex needs (Profound and Multiple Learning disabilities).

Options for Life have provided high quality care for adults with complex needs, learning disabilities and/or autism since 1988. We currently offer PMLD support, community outreach, Online activities and building based opportunities. Our aim is to provide a service that will enhance your life, health and well being and support you to build on all your strengths and have fun.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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137 - 149 Vicarage Road
Rood End
B68 8JA
0121 544 6611
Domiciliary Care

ACRC Care

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

A registered home care service serving Sandwell, Birmingham delivering personal care and domestic support in the home to enable individual to retain or maintain their independence.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Somali, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 5436 On call 07931343516
Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support, Befriending, Carers support

Advice & Guidance Service

By BID Services

An Advice & Guidance Service for Deaf and hard of hearing people.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Advice and guidance, Domiciliary and Day Care, Befriending, Carers support

Age UK Sandwell Information and Advice for over 50's

By Age UK Sandwell

Our information and advice is a core service for our organisation and is there to provide support to older people and their carers. Areas of advice can include benefits, housing social care, consumer rights and many other subjects or issues of interest.

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15-17 Bull Street
West Bromwich Ringway
West Bromwich
B70 6EU
0121 500 1860
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Befriending

Arthritis Support Group West Bromwich

By Arthritis Care Central England Region

Peer support in the community for people with arthritis

Ethnicity focus: English

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Sandwell General Hospital
Lyndon
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B71 4HJ
0115 952 5522
Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Befriending

By Emerging Communities Network

Give support to those who feel isolated and in need of social contact.
We can provide this service in different European languages.

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Thimblemill Library
Thimblemill Road
Smethwick
B67 5RJ
07907 580 787
Social Activities, Befriending

Befriending Services

By African French Speaking Community Support (AFSCS)

Bringing isolated adults and families together, provision of home support by volunteers community support workers.

Ethnicity focus: Congolese

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St Philips Parish Centre Messenger Road
Smethwick
B66 3DU
07743 600 034

Benefits checks and support

By Home From Hospital Care

Home From Hospital Care supports Sandwell residents who have recently been discharged from City Hospital and Birmingham residents who have been discharged from Birmingham hospitals with benefits checks and support with bills, correspondence and information, advice and signposting.

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Rokesley House University of Birmingham Campus
Selly Oak
B29 6QF
07483165930
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Loss and breakdown, Carers support

Cancer Care

By BID Services

The service aims to close the gap in health inequality by ensuring that deaf patients have access to a full range of communications support, as well as advice and information to enable them to feel included in their care and medical treatment.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown

Carer and Family Support

By BUDS - Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell

Advice, guidance and support for carers and families of people with dementia.

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Hope House
George Road Community Church
142 George Road
Oldbury
B68 9LN
0121 565 3721
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Carers support

Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness Programme

By Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care

Phone service

Free telephone befriending service

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Omega
London House
Town Walls
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury
SY1 1TX
01743 245 088
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Come Dancing

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

Dancing for fun with friends

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St Paul's Church Hall
Vicarage Road
Halesowen
Halesowen
B62 8HX
0121 561 7941 or 07568612140
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Befriending

Community Garden

By Sandwell Irish Community Association

We are always looking for volunteers to help look after our community garden - if you think this might be of interest to you then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us

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Langley Park Lodge Community Centre Langley High Street
Oldbury
B69 4SL
0121 533 9734
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Carers support

Delphinium Companionship Service

By Omega, The National Association for End of Life Care

Phone service

Telephone-based companionship and personalised support service

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Omega
London House
Town Walls
Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury
SY1 1TX
01743 245 088
Social Activities, Domiciliary and Day Care, Befriending

Dementia Day Support

By Alzheimers Society (Sandwell)

A specialist day care for people with dementia

Quality: CQC Registered

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The Light House
Edward Street Hospital
Edward Street
West Bromwich
B70 8NL
0121 521 3030
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Domiciliary Care, Befriending

Dementia Home Support Service

By Alzheimers Society (Sandwell)

A Specialist home care and support service offering personalised one-to-one support in your own home to help you maintain your independence

Quality: CQC Registered
Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Pakistani

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Castle Mill Burnt Tree
Dudley
DY4 7UF
0121 521 3030
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Carers support, Parent and family support

Dementia Support Service

By Alzheimers Society (Sandwell)

Provides support to carers of people with Dementia

Quality: CQC Registered
Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Pakistani

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Castle Mill Burnt Tree
Dudley
DY4 7UF
0121 521 3034
Domiciliary Care, Befriending, Carers support

Domicilliary Care - Care Plus

By BID Services

A specialist homecare service to help deaf, deafened, hard of hearing and deafblind adults maintain their independence and improve their lives both at home and in the community.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Befriending

Embracing Change

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

Regular coffee mornings on Mondays from 10am till 12pm
Employment information, advice and guidance including CV building and education and training opportunities
Business and social enterprise support

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SWEDA The Business Centre,
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Befriending

Extend Exercise Class

By Sandwell Irish Community Association

Gentle exercise to music aimed at, but not exclusive to, those aged 50+

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Langley Park Lodge Community Centre Langley High Street
Oldbury
B69 4SL
0121 533 9734
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Fit4Life exercise classes

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

Fit4Life exercise class.
Thursdays 10.30am -11.30am

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Hurst Green Methodist Church
Narrow Lane
Halesowen
B62 9PE
0121 561 7941 or 07568 612140
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Food and Friendship Lunch Club

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

Food and Friendship Group. Thursday 11.15 - 1.15 pm

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Hurst Green Methodist Church
Narrow Lane
Blackheath
Halesowen
B62 9PE
0121 561 7941 or 07568612140

Friendship Group

By Friar Park Millennium Centre

The friendship group get together every Tuesday afternoon for a game of bingo but they also do many day trips and party on weekends.

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Friar Park Road
Wednesbury
WS10 0JS
0121 556 0139
Social Activities, Befriending

Golden Years Luncheon Club

By Sandwell Irish Community Association

The Golden Years Club meet every Tuesday morning to have fun, play games and enjoy a lunch together.

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Langley Park Lodge Community Centre Langley High Street
Oldbury
B69 4SL
0121 533 9734
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Carers support

Health & Wellbeing

By BID Services

A service to support you to tackle the issues that may be causing you concerns BID are able to offer an accessible advice and guidance service that can provide you with important information or signposting you to other appropriate services to support you in improving your health and wellbeing

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Befriending, Carers support, Family support

Home To Home Calls

By Home to Home Calls

Home to Home Calls provides a friendly daily phone call service specifically for the elderly and the most vulnerable members of our society.

Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi

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107 Whitehall Road
West Bromwich
B70 0HG
0121 208 2911
Befriending

Home visit befriending

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

A visit to you at home for a chat by one of our staff members or volunteers.

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134 High Street
Blackheath
Blackheath
B65 0EE
0121 561 7941 or 07568612140
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Counselling and listening

Kooth.com

By Kooth (provided by XenZone)

Free anonymous online counselling support for young people in Sandwell aged 11-18 yrs (or 25 if you're a care leaver)

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Xenzone, The Epworth, 25 City Road, London
London
EC1Y 1AA
0845 330 7090

Lets Talk English Cafe

By Yemeni Community Association in Sandwell

Classes are run to help new migrants develop conversational English skills so they can tackle everyday tasks.

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Greets Green Access Centre
Tildasley Street
West Bromwich
B70 9SJ
0121 525 3909
Befriending, Counselling and listening

LiC Me, You, coffee & Zoom

By Life in Community CIC

LiC Me, You, coffee & Zoom, gives individuals aged 18+ living across Sandwell the opportunity to connect into a friendly online social group.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton
07752 659257
Befriending, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown, Parent and family support

Lifeline Listening

By Life in Community CIC

Phone service

Lifeline Listening provides the opportunity for those aged 18+ across Sandwell to access, up to ten 50-minute uninterrupted listening sessions, with a professionally trained volunteer. As a pre-cursor to counselling, sessions are confidential, non-judgemental, and provide a safe space to talk through life issues.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton
07752 659257
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Befriending, Counselling and listening

Macmillan Telephone Buddies

By Macmillan Cancer Support

Phone service

How a Telephone Buddy helps




Going through cancer can be an isolating experience at any time, and especially when social distancing. Our free Telephone Buddy service is here for you. We'll match you with someone who understands what you're going through, and they'll give you a weekly call.

Your volunteer buddy will be a listening ear, ready to talk about how you’re feeling and your support needs during this difficult time. They can also let you know about our services, and all the ways Macmillan can help, to ensure you don't face cancer alone.
https://www.macmillan.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/telephone-buddies

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Fundraising Support Centre 89 Albert Embankment
London
SE1 7UQ
07834 192 217
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Befriending

Moms Mindful Hub

By Cradley Heath Community Link

Moms chat and relax and share issues

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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72 High Street
Cradley Heath
B64 5HA
01384 591096
Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending, Carers support

Outreach Services

By St Albans Community Association

Outreach Services offer a variety of options around working in a persons own home to promote social inclusion, reduce isolation and promote wellbeing both physically and mentally.

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St Albans Road
Smethwick
West Midlands
Smethwick
B67 7NL
0121 558 0018
Social Activities, Befriending

Over 60's Men Club

By Lees Memorial Sons of Rest

A club providing activities and entertainment for retired gentlemen over 60.

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Farley Park
Whitehall Road
Greets Green
B70 0HF
07798 626 154

Over 60s Group

By Friar Park Millennium Centre

Over 60s get together on a Thursday afternoon for a game bingo they also have party's

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Friar Park Road
Wednesbury
WS10 0JS
0121 556 0139
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Befriending, Children and youth activities

Performing Arts / Amateur Dramatics

By Showtime Community Productions

Showtime Community Productions CIO is a performing arts, variety entertainment, amateur dramatics group based in Wednesbury. We welcome anyone aged 8 to 99 that have intrests in and around the theatre or perfoming arts.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Sons of Rest Building Foley Street
Wednesbury
WS10 9HG
0121 525 6459
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Befriending

Place of Welcome

By Cradley Heath Community Link

Drop-in for anyone who wants a coffee or tea. Friendly inclusive people; Especially for those who feel isolated

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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72 High Street Cradley Heath
B64 5HA
Cradley Heath
B64 5HA
01384 591096

Place of Welcome Group

By Friar Park Millennium Centre

Place of Welcome
People come to have a chat make new friends, They can also come and get advise about benefits and also learn to use the i pads.
They can also get help with finding a job.

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Friar Park Road
Wednesbury
WS10 0JS
0121 556 0139
Befriending

Places of Welcome

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

Place of Welcome - meet new people and make friends. Free refreshments. Friday 10am-12pm

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998
Exercise, sport & recreation, Befriending, Parent and family support, Children and youth activities

Polish Supplementary School

By Eastern European Welfare Association - EWA

Our school has been in operation since 2009 and is currently the largest Polish supplementary school in the region. We provide teaching and learning of Polish language, history and geography of Poland; preparing students for their GCSE and A level in Polish. Lessons are taught each Saturday in the academic year between 9.00 am and 1.00 pm.

Furthermore, we provide extra curriculum activities for children in the afternoon. This include art lessons, guitar lessons, kick boxing sessions, Chess club, Scouts and Brownies.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: Polish

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Health Futures UTC
350 High Street
West Bromwich
B70 8DJ
0121 740 0824

Sandwell - Supporting Your Recovery

By Royal Voluntary Service

Supporting Your Recovery supports older people aged 65+ with low care needs in their own homes after being discharged from hospital or a nursing home.



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Sandwell, including Tipton, Smethwick, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Rowley and Wednesbury
Sandwell
B69 3DE
0121 270 1992
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Befriending

Sandwell Deaf Community Association

By Sandwell Deaf Community Association

An organisation for deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind people run by deaf people.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Summer Street
West Bromwich
B71 4JA
0121 553 0201
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Befriending

Sandwell Evening Discussion Group for Autistic Adults age 16yrs +

By Autism West Midlands - Sandwell

The Sandwell Adult Discussion Group offers an opportunity for Autistic Adults to meet within a safe and supportive environment. The group is free to attend. The groups offers topic based discussions which are led by those attending and supported by an Autism Specialist Worker. For more details please see service description.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Community Church
Victoria Street
West Bromwich
Sandwell
B70 8EX
0121 450 7582
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening

Sandwell Together

By Sandwell Advocacy

Telephone befriending service for isolated, lonely and vulnerable people during Covid 19 pandemic and in the foreseeable future.

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28 Wood Street
Tipton
DY4 9BQ
0121 520 8070
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Befriending, Carers support

Sapphire Service

By Agewell

Supporting Older adults and carers in hospital and at home

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Rounds Green Library
Martley Road
Oldbury
B69 1DZ
0121 796 9333

Shopping support

By Home From Hospital Care

Shopping support service provided by Home From Hospital Care for Sandwell Residents recently discharged from City Hospital and all Birmingham residents discharged from Birmingham hospitals. HFHC provides six weeks of support to help people do a weekly shop and can provide support and information to make arrangements for shopping support when the six weeks comes to an end.

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Rokesley House University of Birmingham Campus
Selly Oak
B29 6QF
0121 4724499

Sitting in Service for Carers

By Home From Hospital Care

Sitting-in service for carers provided by Home From Hospital Care for Sandwell residents who have recently been discharged from City Hospital and for all Birmingham residents discharged from a Birmingham Hospital. This service will be weekly visits for up to two hours for six weeks to allow carers to have a break, rest, attend medical appointments or do anything else which they feel might be beneficial to them.

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Rokesley House University of Birmingham Campus
Selly Oak
B29 6QF
07483165930
Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Social Activities

By Emerging Communities Network

Activities which bring people together with others for enjoyment and well-being. We speak different European languages.

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Thimblemill Library
Thimblemill Road
Smethwick
B67 5RJ
07907 580 787
Transport, Social Activities, Domiciliary and Day Care, Befriending

St Albans Luncheon Club/Day Centre

By St Albans Community Association

Luncheon club/day care service. The majority of the diners are 60+. An "open door" policy.
For a small charge, transport is available. Activities throughout the day. Freshly cooked hot meals.

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St Albans Road
Smethwick
West Midlands
Smethwick
B67 7NL
0121 558 0018
Social Activities, Befriending, Parent and family support, Emergency help (incl. food)

St Bernards Church and Centre

By St Bernards Church (Great Barr Food Bank)

A Friendly and Welcoming Church, with many activities, including a food bank. Halls are available for additional activities.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Broome Avenue
Great Barr
BIRMINGHAM
Birmingham
B43 5AL
0121 358 4973
Social Activities, Befriending

Sticks & Strings

By Sandwell Irish Community Association

A friendship group with a shared love of knitting and crocheting

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Langley Park Lodge Community Centre Langley High Street
Oldbury
B69 4SL
0121 533 9734
Befriending, Parent and family support, Children and youth activities

Summer Playscheme

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Summer Play scheme is a provision for children’s activities during the summer break.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094

Support to attend medical appointments and collect prescriptions

By Home From Hospital Care

Home From Hospital Care provides support for Sandwell residents who have recently been discharged from City Hospital and Birmingham residents leaving Birmingham hospitals to attend medical appointments and collect prescriptions. Transport, company and emotional support are part of this service.

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Rokesley House University of Birmingham Campus
Selly Oak
B29 6QF
07483165930
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending, Counselling and listening

Telephone Befriending

By BUDS - Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell

Phone service

This free service offers weekly or bi-weekly befriending/ well being calls. The calls help to reduce isolation and loneliness, enable us to offer support and advice and helps participants to stay engaged in the service.

Quality: PQASSO Level 1

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Hope House
George Road Community Church
142 George Road
Oldbury
B68 9LN
0121 565 3721
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Befriending

Telephone Befriending

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

A weekly phone call to have a chat, see how you are, and find out if there is anything we can support you with.

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134 High Street
Blackheath
Blackheath
B65 0EE
0121 561 7941 or 07568612140
Exercise, sport & recreation, Finding work and training, Befriending

The Albion Foundation School

By The Albion Foundation

Here at The Albion Foundation, we offer opportunities to participate through alternative delivery for participants who have not engaged in more traditional learning and sporting environments; enabling them to re-engage in positive activities. Our programmes are aimed at a number of different age ranges from as young as Primary School all the way through to Post 16.

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The Albion Foundation Alternative Provision,
Brasshouse Lane,
Smethwick,
West Midlands,
B66 1BA
Smethwick
B66 1BA
0871 2719840
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Domiciliary and Day Care, Befriending

The Ashes

By Options for Life

Options for Life have provided high quality care for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism since 1988. We currently offer community outreach, Online activities and building based opportunities. Staff will enable you to maintain your independence and where needed, encourage and support you to learn new and maintain independent living skills. Staff are trained to deal with and support participants that may have sensory needs, set routines and may require specialist support. Our service is flexible, and we will work with you and your family to support you to make any changes to your chosen programme or to try new experiences. Our aim is to provide a service that will enhance your life, health and well being and support you to build on all your strengths have fun and be as independent as you possibly can.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Oldbury Road
Rowely Regis
B65 0QH
0121 544 6611
Transport, Befriending

Transport Solutions

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Supporting people living with cancer and palliative care needs, regarding their transport needs

Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi

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The Bridge
St Marks Road
Tipton
West Midlands
Tipton
DY4 0SL
0121 612 2939
Social Activities, Befriending

Ujima user led activities service

By Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

User led social activity service.

Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afro Caribbean

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Kuumba Centre
Boulton Road
West Bromwich, Sandwell,
WEST MIDLANDS
West Bromwich
B70 6NW
0121 525 1629
Social Activities, Befriending

Volunteering

By BUDS - Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell

We welcome applications from people who would like to Volunteer with BUDS. We provide opportunities within our Activity Sessions and Befriending Service.

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Hope House
George Road Community Church
142 George Road
Oldbury
B68 9LN
0121 565 3721

Walk-A-Mile

By Riverside

We are a Housing Association that offers activities to all ages.

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Hawthorn Fields Neighbourhood Office St Vincent Crescent
West Bromwich
B70 0LG
0121 532 5426

Women's Well-being

By Yemeni Community Association in Sandwell

A safe space for women to come together and take part in activities that boost morale, increase mindfulness and help to build confidence.

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Greets Green Access Centre
Tildasley Street
West Bromwich
B70 9SJ
0121 525 3909
Exercise, sport & recreation, Befriending, Children and youth activities

Youth Club

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

Youth Club for young people aged between 11 - 19 years old.

Quality: Matrix
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Trinity Point, Trinity Street
Smethwick
B67 7AA
0121 565 8870
Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.