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Advice and guidance, Parent and family support

Self Directed Support Service

By Ideal For All

Support, advice and information on Personal Budgets

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Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555
Advice and guidance

Adult Literacy

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

Basic session, free and no booking required. Takes place Tuesday 2.30pm - 3.30pm.

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998
Advice and guidance

Advice

By OSCAR Sandwell

Offering advice services to people and their families affected by Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

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120 Lodge Road
West Bromwich
B70 8PL
01215250556
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, Exercise, sport & recreation, Immigration and migrant support, Children and youth activities

Advice and guidance

By Confederation of Bangladeshi Organisations (CBO)

CBO provides free and impartial advice to Sandwell residents on issues around; welfare benefits, Immigration and debt.

Quality: Investors in People
Ethnicity focus: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi

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Greets Green Resource Centre
Harwood Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 9JF
0121 500 5441
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training

Advice and Guidance, Befriending and Accompaniment

By Care Link West Midlands

Advice, information, guidance, befriending and accompaniment to refugees and asylum seekers from French Speaking Countries

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1st Floor
130 Cape Hill
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 4HP
0121 565 2612

Advice and Guidence Dementia Information Support for Family Carers (DISC)

By Crossroads Care

Ongoing support, information and advice throughout your ‘caring journey’.
• Advocacy Service including support in accessing Social Workers and other statutory bodies (GP’s, District Nurses, Incontinence Team, Occupational Therapists etc.)
• Weekly Carer Support Groups including the following: Arts and Crafts, Music Therapy, Light Extend exercise sessions, guest speakers on topics of interest and social outings.
• Therapeutic garden sessions at our partner “Ideal for All” for carers and the person they care for to enjoy social and safe activities with others in the same situation.
• Infections and People with Dementia. This important free session helps carers recognise and deal effectively with infection in people with dementia. This informative training can avoid
• unnecessary hospital admissions. Contact us to find out more.
• Free Dementia Awareness Sessions either a group setting or in the comfort of your own home.
• Benefit entitlement advice including Carers Allowance, Attendance Allowance, PIPs etc. including help with completing forms, referral to Pension Service and Fire Safety checks.
• Information on law/carers rights including wills, POA’s etc.

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494 Wolverhampton Road,
Oldbury,
West Midlands.
West Midlands
B68 8DG
0121 553 6483
Advice and guidance

Advice and Information

By Ideal For All

This service offers impartial advice and information on a wide range of disability related issues.

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

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Ideal for All,
Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555
Advice and guidance

Advice in benefits, debt, employment, housing, immigration ,Help to claim Universal Credit : Tipton

By Citizens Advice Sandwell

Advice and information in benefits, debt, housing, immigration, consumer, employment plus specialist Debt Casework and Financial Capability training. Help to claim Universal Credit

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

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St. Pauls Community Centre
Brick Kiln Street
Tipton
DY4 9BP
0300 330 9017
Advice and guidance

Advice in Benefits, Debt, Employment, Housing, Immigration,Help to claim Universal Credit : Cradley Heath

By Citizens Advice Sandwell

Advice on benefits, debt, housing, Immigration, employment plus specialist casework in debt and financial capability training. Help to claim Universal Credit

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

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Cradley Heath Community Centre
Reddal Hill Road
Cradley Heath
Cradley Heath
B64 5JG
0300 330 9017
Advice and guidance

Advice in benefits, debt, employment, housing, immigration,Help to claim Universal Credit : Oldbury

By Citizens Advice Sandwell

Advice and information IN benefits, debt, housing, immigration, consumer, employment plus specialist Debt Casework and Financial Capability training. Help to claim Universal Credit

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

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Municipal Buildings
Halesowen Street
Oldbury
B69 3AB
0300 330 9017
Advice and guidance

Advice in benefits, debt, employment, housing, immigration,Help to claim Universal Credit : Wednesbury

By Citizens Advice Sandwell

Advice and information covering benefits, debt, housing, immigration, consumer, employment plus specialist Debt Casework and Financial Capability training. Help to claim Universal Credit

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

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Wednesbury Town Hall
Wednesbury
WS10 7DF
0300 330 9017

Advice Point

By Family Action

This is a free service in which we can help you with:

- Job searching
- CV writing
- Interview skills
- Careers advice
- Social development
- Family support
- Confidence building
- Work experience

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Burnt Tree Children's Centre, 20 - 25 Tividale Street
Tipton
DY4 7SD
07970168908
Advice and guidance

Affordable Warmth Campaign - Sandwell

By Warm Zone

Free energy advice visits.

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

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Pure Offices Broadwell Road
Oldbury
B69 4BY
0121 552 0563 or 0800 033 7967
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Day Centre, 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

Agewell Exercise Classes

By Agewell

Agewell runs a number of weekly exercise sessions for the Over 50s and less able of all ages.

Sessions last for 1-2 hours to participate and are held at various community venues across Sandwell. Sessions have a chargeable fee.

Meet up with old friends and make new ones, make your heart stronger, maintain and protect healthy bones and improve your mobility.

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Rounds Green Library
Martley Road
Oldbury
B69 1DZ
0121 796 9333
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Children and youth activities

All Together Different Youth Group

By Ideal For All

Dedicated service for young, disabled people to meet and make new friends. Self referrals or through other agencies. A typical night may include: trips out, music/dancing, basic skills and independent living skills training, advice, guidance and awareness, arts and crafts, board games, 'fitnniss' sessions.

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Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation

Arthritis Community Champion

By Arthritis Care Central England Region

Phone service

Community based, face-to-face support for people with arthritis

Ethnicity focus: English

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0115 952 5522
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

Assistive Equipment Service

By BID Services

For instance, for those with a hearing loss, we can provide hearing loops, flashing light doorbells and vibrating alarms, to overcome some of the everyday problems. For those with a visual impairment, we can provide such things as liquid level indicators, anti glare glasses, symbol canes and long canes. Where feasible, we can offer demonstrations of some of the equipment we have on our sites and can also give advice on other equipment and signpost you to providers, such as hearing aid support.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training, Housing advice & support, Parent and family support

Barnardo's Black Country Families Matter

By Barnardos

Participants must have the right to work in the UK and leave to remain until at least 2020. They must be unemployed and not receiving any money for any work, they may or may not be receiving benefits and want to progress to training or employment opportunities.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Blantyre House
4 Barrack Lane
Halesowen
B63 3UX
01902 212196
Advice and guidance, Outreach

Basic Computing

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

Basic Computing Skills.

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
Advice and guidance, Immigration and migrant support

Basic English Speaking & Writing

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

Very basic English sessions. No Booking required.

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support

Benefits Advice

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

We provide welfare Rights and benefit Advice. We can identify benefit issues and advise clients who may not be receiving the correct benefits.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Support for victims

Black Country Women's Aid

By Black Country Women's Aid

SWA support victims of domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence, sexual exploitation and human trafficking in the West Midlands.

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

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Suite 21a Landchard House Victoria Street
West Bromwich
B70 8HY
0121 552 6448 (24 hour)
Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support, Managing your money

Brain Injury Citizens Advice Service

By Headway Black Country

Specialist Citizens Advice Bureau service for brain injury survivors and their close families.

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

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Headway Black Country
Martin Hill Street
Dudley
DY2 8RT
01384 869961
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

BSL Interpreting Service

By BID Services

BSL Interpreting Services

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 450 7765
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Outreach, Carers support

Burnt Tree, Tipton & Great Bridge Childrens Centres

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Sure Start Children Centres - Tipton, Burnt Tree and Great Bridge

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

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Neptune Health Park Sedgley Road West
Tipton
DY4 8LU
0121 612 1806
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Business Advice

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

Starting a new business? Don’t know where to begin? We’ll provide you with the tools and resources to help you succeed. Find out how to choose the right ideas, research your market, write a business plan, submit applications for funding, and work with partners. Contact us NOW to find out more.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
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

Care Training for Family Carers

By Crossroads Care

How to use hoist equipment of all types.
Access to our Health and Safety Training
Access to Food Hygiene Training
Access to Infection Control Training
Plus much more, please contact us more detail

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494 Wolverhampton Road
Oldbury
West Midlands
B68 8DG
0121 553 6483
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Counselling and listening, Carers support

Carer Support

By BUDS - Better Understanding of Dementia for Sandwell

Help and support for carers.

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Hope House
George Road Community Church
142 George Road

Oldbury
B68 9LN
0121 565 3721
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Carers support

Carers Respite Care Services

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

We refer carers to Sandwell Enquiry for a Carers Assessment as they maybe entitled to a Carers Direct Budget, if they meet Adult Services criteria they will receive a small amount of money that can either pay for a respite care or befriending service which will give them a break from their caring responsibilities and can pursue any interests and hobbies or just meet friends knowing that their loved one is being cared for and supported.

In terms of benchmarking quality, the WBACRC service has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Mark, this is an International and national quality assurance award which demonstrates that we have robust governance and quality systems and procedures in place with our service.

If carers do not meet Adult service eligibility criteria, they can always purchase our service privately as a self funder.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: Afro Caribbean

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 9177
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Counselling and listening, Carers support

Chatterbox Action Against Loneliness

By Omega Care For Life

Phone service

Free telephone befriending service supporting carers, former carers, the bereaved, the frail-elderly and the socially isolated.

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Omega
London House
Town Walls
Shrewsbury
SY1 1TX
01743 245 088
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Parent and family support, Children and youth activities

Children and Young Person therapeautic alternative education provision

By Youth and Education Support Team (YEST)

YEST is a non-profit community project as an immediate response to the social and educational needs of disaffected and disadvantaged young people affecting the dynamics at home and School, whilst increasing the risk of permanent exclusion with consequential anti-social and risky behaviours.

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

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73 Windmill Street
Wednesbury

Wednesbury
WS10 9EX
0121 524 3247
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support, Immigration and migrant support

Citizens Advice Sandwell: West Bromwich

By Citizens Advice Sandwell

The Citizens Advice Office for Sandwell.

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22 Lombard Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RT
0300 330 9017
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Parent and family support

Community Offer

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Support service for 65+ in Tividale & Rowley areas of Sandwell

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

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The Bridge
St Marks Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 0UB
0121 612 2939
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Carers support, Parent and family support

Community Outreach Service

By Headway Black Country

Providing information and support to Brain Injury and Stroke survivors and their families/carers in the community.

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

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Headway Black Country
Martin Hill Street
Dudley
DY2 8RT
01384 869 961
Advice and guidance

Compare Drs.com

By Healthwatch Sandwell

Compare Sandwell Doctors

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Walker Grange Central Avenue
Tipton
DY4 9RY
0121 569 7210
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown

Compassionate Communities

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Promoting Living And Dying Well

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
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

CV building & updating

By Lion Farm Action Centre

This service offers support to people to produce a Curriculum Vitae to improve chances of employment.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094
Advice and guidance, Managing your money

Debt Advice & Support

By Smethwick Pakistani Muslim Association (SPMA)

Debt Advice & Support

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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1-7 Corbett Street
Smethwick
B66 3PU
0121 555 6047
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Carers support

Dementia Cafe

By Alzheimers Society (Sandwell)

Dementia Cafe

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The Liberal Club
60 Upper High Street
Cradley Heath
Cradley Heath
B64 5HU
0121 521 3020
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
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Support for victims

Domestic Abuse Community Support

By Black Country Women's Aid

SWA's IDVA (Independent Domestic Abuse Advice) service supports victims of domestic abuse who are at risk of harm from intimate partners, ex-partners or family members, with the aim of securing their safety and the safety of their children.

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

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Suite 21a Landchard House Victoria Street
West Bromwich
B70 8HY
0121 552 6448 (24 hour)
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Outreach

Drop In Service

By SAFS

This service provides young adults with additional needs with the opportunity to develop independence, enablement and social skills.

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Windmaill Community Centre
Messenger Road
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3DX
0121 558 2198
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training

Early Presentation of Signs and Symptoms

By Pathfinder Healthcare Developments CIC

To Identify and assess individuals who are at risk of presenting early signs and symptoms of long term conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer.
This project targets a mix of age groups, genders and ethnicity.

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c/o Smethwick Medical Centre
Regent Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3BQ
0121 544 4324
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Employment Advice

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

If you’re currently employed and looking to change job or to update your CV we can help you with advice,mentoring, support and training.

Contact SWEDA to book your appointment and discuss your options.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Employment Advice

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

We provide support and advice for employment.

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
Advice and guidance, Outreach

Energy Advice

By Sandwell Consortium

Understanding energy bills made easy.

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Greets Green Access Centre Tildasley Street
Sandwell
B70 9SJ
0121 533 2668
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training, Housing advice & support

English My Way

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

English language Classes.

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
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
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities

Extend Gentle Exercise Classes

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

We have a number of trained Extend tutors who can run gentle exercise classes for people with disabilities or older people groups in Sandwell. The aim of our service is to improve people's mobility so they can live more independently within our community.

In terms of benchmarking quality, our service has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Mark, this is an International and national quality assurance award which demonstrates that we have robust governance and quality systems and procedures in place with our service.

If groups would like more information or you would like to have a free taster session please contact us.

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

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 9177
Advice and guidance, Carers support, Parent and family support, Children and youth activities

Family Services Sandwell - Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Smethwick, Oldbury

By Autism West Midlands - Sandwell

Coffee mornings and parent lunches
Advice Sessions - 1:1 bookable appointments for parent/carers with an outreach worker.
Parent Training on Understanding Autism and topics of interest.
Youth group for diagnosed young people aged 11 to 18.
1:1 family outreach - offers in-depth support for parents/ Understanding Autism Training for professionals working in Sandwell.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Regent Court George Road
Edgbaston
B15 1NU
0121 450 7582; 07881 109 502; 07881 109 525
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Support for victims

Free Young Person's Mental Health Project

By Cedar Counselling

We are currently running a free young people’s mental health project (aged 18-25) thanks to a small amount of funding. This means that we are in a position to offer a limited amount of young people who fit this demographic 8 free therapy sessions after an initial assessment and donation of £10

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129 Pottery Road
Oldbury
B68 9HE
0121 605 9260
Advice and guidance, Outreach

Functional Skills (ESOL)

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

English for Speakers of Other Languages.

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
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening

Harassment & Discrimination Unit

By Rights and Equality Sandwell (RES)

A Team that provides support to individuals in Sandwell who have experienced discrimination or discrimination.

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28 Birmingham Street
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 4DS
0121 541 1775
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
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Carers support

Health and Well Being Day Care Service

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

We support individuals with long term conditions or continuing care needs to participate in activities that support their health and well being. Activities include arts and crafts bible study (optional), bingo, music workshops and extend gentle exercise classes. We organise exchange visits across the country and an annual holiday . People who use our services have a hot nutritious meal and participate in health workshops, information sessions and other projects. We also provide advice and guidance and in some situation provide advocacy to enable participants to access services that will support their health and well being. Costs are competitive and transport is provided via community transport or ring and ride. This service is particularly suitable to older people of African and Caribbean origin however we do have individuals from other cultural groups access our service.

In terms of benchmarking quality, our service has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Mark, this is an International and national quality assurance award which demonstrates that we have robust governance and quality systems and procedures in place with our service.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: Afro Caribbean

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 9177
Advice and guidance

Healthwatch Sandwell

By Healthwatch Sandwell

Signposting, advice and a listening ear.

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Walker Grange Central Avenue
Tipton
DY4 9RY
0121 569 7210
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Finding work and training

Healthy Lifestyle Service

By Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

Support to people to lead a healthier lifestyle.

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

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Kuumba Centre
Boulton Road
West Bromwich, Sandwell,
WEST MIDLANDS
West Bromwich
B70 6NW
0121 525 1629
Advice and guidance

Home support Services

By Blackheath Live at Home Scheme

We offer a range of information and practical support.
Pleae contact us for further details

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134 High Street
Blackheath
Blackheath
B65 0EE
0121 561 7941 or 07960 348884
Advice and guidance, Outreach

Homework Club

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

Free support to GCSE students in need of assistance with Numeracy and Literacy.

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
Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support, Immigration and migrant support

Housing Advice and support.

By Emerging Communities Network

Information, advice and guidance specifically around housing-related problems. This service is available in English Russian and Hungarian as well as in other European languages if necessary.

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Smethwick Council House
Smethwick
B66 3NJ
07907 580 787
Advice and guidance, Immigration and migrant support

Immigration advice

By Emerging Communities Network

Information, advice and guidance relating to people, the immigration system and people`s experience on it. This service is provided in different European languages.

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Smethwick Council House
Smethwick
B66 3NJ
07907 580 787
Advice and guidance, Immigration and migrant support

Immigration Advice

By Smethwick Pakistani Muslim Association (SPMA)

Immigration Advice

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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1-7 Corbett Street
Smethwick
B66 3PU
0121 555 6047
Advice and guidance

Information and advice on Direct Payments

By Ideal For All

Direct Payments means receiving money to enable more choice and control over the services you require.

Quality: Matrix
Ethnicity focus: English

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Ideal for All,
Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555
Advice and guidance

Information, Advice and Guidance

By Yemeni Community Association in Sandwell

Our advisers are multi-skilled and lingual (Arabic, English and Bangladeshi) and aim to provide a "one stop service" and can deal with a range of queries and in certain cases support clients to access specialist services

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Greets Green Access Centre
Tildasley Street
West Bromwich
B70 9SJ
0121 525 3909
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Carers support

Information, Advice and Navigation Service for Black and Minority Ethnic carers

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

Our Carers information, advice and support service operates between 9am - 5pm on Mondays to Fridays. If no one is available to take your call, carers can leave their contact details with our Administration Officer or Receptionist and our Service Manager will phonethe carer when he returns to our office.

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

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 9177
Advice and guidance

Information, Advise & Guidance

By Community Connect Foundation

To identify client needs, help and support to access their welfare rights and benefit entitlements and support them through the claiming process.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Job club

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Job Club service provides internet access for the purpose of finding employment.

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

Job Club

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

Job Club every Thursday.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Job Club

By North Smethwick Development Trust

Employment Support and Advice

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Brasshouse Community Centre Brasshouse Lane
Smethwick
B66 1BA
0121 555 5672
Advice and guidance, Social Activities

KeyRing Community hub - Black Heath

By KeyRing Living Support Networks

Phone service

Community hub- to support people with any issues they are currently facing. Getting people out into the community and re-engaging with other Sandwell services.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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145 High St, Rowley Regis
Black Heath
B65 0EA
07534350167
Advice and guidance, Social Activities

KeyRing Community hub - Oldbury Morning

By KeyRing Living Support Networks

Phone service

Community hub- to support people with any issues they are currently facing. Getting people out into the community and re-engaging with other Sandwell services.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Sainsbury's Café
Freeth Street, Oldbury
Oldbury
B69 3DB
07534350167
Advice and guidance, Social Activities

KeyRing Community Hub - Tipton

By KeyRing Living Support Networks

Phone service

Community hub- to support people with any issues they are currently facing. Getting people out into the community and re-engaging with other Sandwell services.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton Library,
Unity Walk, Owen St, Tipton DY4 8QL
tipton
DY4 8QL
07534350167
Advice and guidance, Social Activities

KeyRing Community hub - West Bromwich

By KeyRing Living Support Networks

Phone service

Community hub- to support people with any issues they are currently facing. Getting people out into the community and re-engaging with other Sandwell services.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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316 High St, West Bromwich B70 8DZ
West Bromwich
B70 8DZ
07534350167
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Housing advice & support, Managing your money

KeyRing Living Support Networks - Sandwell

By KeyRing Living Support Networks

Phone service

Tenancy related support for vulnerable adults across the Sandwell area.
Supporting them to maintain independence and re-engage with community activities.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Unit 21,
St Olav's Court,
Lower Road,
London
London
SE16 2XB
07534350167
Advice and guidance, Carers support

Kingfisher Buddies

By Agewell

Helping you and your family before and after being diagnosed with dementia

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Rounds Green Library
Martley Road
Oldbury
B69 1DZ
0121 796 9333
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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ZenZone, Ground Floor, Peninsular House 30-36 Monument Street
London
EC3R 8NB
0845 330 7090
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown, Parent and family support

Krunch Juniors

By Krunch UK, SCC

One to one mentoring sessions offered to primary aged pupils.

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Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent
Oldbury
B68 8RE
0121 552 5556
Advice and guidance, Addiction support, Counselling and listening, Parent and family support

Krunch Mentoring

By Krunch UK, SCC

One to one mentoring for young people with experienced mentors.Building trusting relationships and supporting them.

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Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent
Oldbury
B68 8RE
0121 552 5556
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown

Krunch Workshops

By Krunch UK, SCC

We deliver a wide range of workshops that encourage independence and look at how personal choices affect consequences in varied situations.

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Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent
Oldbury
B68 8RE
0121 552 5556
Advice and guidance

Macmillan Benefits Advice

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

Macmillan benefits advice service for people affected by cancer. Takes place Monday 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998
Advice and guidance, Managing your money

Macmillan Benefits Advice

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

A benefits advice service for people affected by cancer. Contact Paul on 01384 817721.

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998

Mentoring and Employability Support

By Sport 4 Life UK

Sport 4 Life UK supports young people (aged 11-29) to prepare for, and move into, sustained employment, education or training.

The service is centred around structured mentoring, with other follow-on activities provided on a needs-led basis, including structured sport sessions, accredited qualifications, social action, mock interviews and workshops. The intervention supports young people to transform their life skills, increase their employability - and ultimately prepare for, or move into, sustained employment, education or training.

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Suite 2B, Morcom House Ledsam Street
Birmingham
B16 8DN
0121 456 1818
Advice and guidance, 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
Advice and guidance, Social Activities

Monthly Social Group

By Parkinson UK Sandwell Support Group

Monthly social group for sufferers of Parkinson Disease.
Information and advice is also given.

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Waltham House
Overend Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 6ER
0121 422 6362
Advice and guidance, Befriending, Counselling and listening

Omega Delphinium

By Omega Care For Life

Phone service

Premium Telephone Befriending and Companionship Service

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Omega
London House
Town Walls
Shrewsbury
SY1 1TX
01743 245 088
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Loss and breakdown

Omega Free Bereavement Support Programme

By Omega Care For Life

A programme of 3 free bereavement support workshops in small, facilitated groups.

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St James's Church Hall
Belfry Drive
Wollaston
Stourbridge
DY8 3SE
01743 245 088
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Carers support, Managing your money

Outreach Service

By Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

Outreach support for people recovering from functional mental health and family members.

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

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Kuumba Centre
Boulton Road
West Bromwich, Sandwell,
WEST MIDLANDS
West Bromwich
B70 6NW
0121 525 1629
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Outreach, Parent and family support

Parents and Carers Support Group

By SAFS

A Support Group for parents and carers who have disabled children, young people and adults.

Quality: OFSTED inspected, PQASSO Level 2, Investors in People, CQC Registered
Ethnicity focus: Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi

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Windmill Community Centre
Messenger Road
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3DX
0121 558 2198
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
Advocacy, Advice and guidance

POhWER NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

By POhWER Advocacy

POhWERs NHS Complaints Advocacy Service supports individuals to raise complaints about NHS Care and treatment, supporting people to share their experience with NHS providers so that responses, explanations can be gained and lessons learned. Everyone has the right to advocacy support if they wish to complain about the NHS. POhWER can support with self help information packs or direct one to one advocacy support depending on the needs of the individual.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Room 59 Pure Offices
Broadwell Road
Oldbury
Oldbury
B69 4BY
0300 456 2370
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Policy Advice and Support

By Rights and Equality Sandwell (RES)

A bespoke training package service covering issues such as respect and dignity, the Equality Act, the Equality Duty…

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28 Birmingham Street
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 4DS
0121 541 1775
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening

Project Shield

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Emotional Wellbeing Service for 10 - 19 Year Olds

Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Polish, Pakistani, Afghan, Bangladeshi

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The Bridge
St Marks Road
Tipton
West Midlands
Tipton
DY4 0SL
01902 826305

Ready Steady Brunch

By Jubilee Park Community Centre

Ready Steady Brunch is a 6 week course which will be started on Thursday 2nd May 2019 from 11:00am till 2:00pm.
Ready Steady Brunch is a fun course with a focus on healthy and economical recipes.
However there is a charge on this course. But, if you are on benefits this course is free.
To book a place we would advice you to pop into our centre so that we can enrol you onto the course.

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Powis Avenue
Tipton
DY4 0RJ
0121 520 0234

Rehabilitation & Mobility Training

By BID Services

We provide rehabilitation and mobility training and work with people utilising their residual vision effectively and safely in order to ensure individuals can live independent lives.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100

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
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Sandwell Adult & Family Learning

By Sandwell Council

Adult Learning across Sandwell delivered in Tipton, West Bromwich and Smethwick. Qualification courses and community courses.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton College
Alexandra Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 7NR
0121 557 0837
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Children and youth activities

Sandwell Beam - Cradley Heath

By The Children's Society

Sandwell Beam is a friendly emotional health and well-being drop-in service. We offer young people between 5 and 18 years old a space to spend time, play games and talk to someone about how they're feeling. No need to make an appointment, just drop-in!

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Community Link
Cradley Heath
Sandwell
B64 5HA
07734 072178
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Children and youth activities

Sandwell Beam - Oldbury

By The Children's Society

Sandwell Beam is a friendly emotional health and well-being drop-in service. We offer young people between 5 and 18 years old a space to spend time, play games and talk to someone about how they're feeling. No need to make an appointment, just drop-in!

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Langley Park Lodge
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 4SL
07734 072178
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Children and youth activities

Sandwell Beam - Smethwick

By The Children's Society

Sandwell Beam is a friendly emotional health and well-being drop-in service. We offer young people between 5 and 18 years old a space to spend time, play games and talk to someone about how they're feeling. No need to make an appointment, just drop-in!

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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'The Mezz'
Hawthorne's House
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1BB
07734 072178
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening

Sandwell Beam- West Brom

By The Children's Society

Sandwell Beam is a friendly emotional health and well-being drop-in service. We offer young people between 5 and 18 years old a space to spend time, play games and talk to someone about how they're feeling. No need to make an appointment, just drop-in!

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Sandwell Central Sixth College
New Square
New St
West Brom
West Bromwich
B707PG
07734072178
Social Activities, Finding work and training, Day Centre, Children and youth activities

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
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation

Sandwell Healthy Lifestyle and Weight Management Programme

By Mytime Active

Would you like support with loosing weight? Healthy eating or physical activity?

We have a range of classes which include a weigh-in, nutrition component and physical activity session. We also have discounts to local gyms/leisure centre's and provide 1:1 support too. To book an Initial Assessment please call our office on 0121 366 0966.

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Hilltop Golf Course Park Lane
Sandwell
B21 8LJ
0121 366 0966
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Carers support

Sandwell Young Carers

By Sandwell Young Carers

Offering Short Breaks, Support Work and Promotion and supporting work with young carers, aged 5-18 in Sandwell who help care for a family member with an illness/disability, mental ill heath, substance misuse or elderly/infirm

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The Old Vicarage, 44 Bratt Street
West Bromwich
B70 8SB
0121 525 7667
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Outreach, Carers support

Sandwell's Cancer, Older People and Advocacy Project

By Sandwell Advocacy

All of our projects:
• Work on the side of those we support.
• Are independently of service providers and statutory agencies.
• Are free from the potential conflicts of interest unlike those that may provide other services.

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

SAPPHIRE Service

By West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre

Are you an older person or the carer of an older person?
The Sapphire Service is here to support you.


The Sapphire Service is jointly delivered by Agewell, a local social enterprise for older people and West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre, a local charity specialising in services for older people targeting but not exclusive to African Caribbean and dual heritage individuals and families. In terms of benchmarking quality, the WBACRC service has achieved ISO 9001 Quality Mark, this is an International and national quality assurance award which demonstrates that we have robust governance and quality systems and procedures in place with our service.
In partnership with the hospital Trust staff, Sapphire aims to:
• Improve the hospital experience for older adults and their carers
• Befriend patients and support with eating and hydration if required
• Identify any barriers to getting you back home as soon as possible
• Support and Advocate for patients in the discharge planning process to reduce readmissions
• Provide support in those early days back at home
• Signpost and help older Adults and carers to access community services in their local area that can improve their quality of life
We understand how overwhelming it can feel to be in hospital and the strain it can put on families and their carers, the Sapphire Service is here to help.
Look out for our friendly staff and volunteers on the wards or contact Deborah Harold at Agewell or Deska Howe at the West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre on the numbers below.
Tel: 0121 796 9333 Email: info@agewelluk.org.uk
Tele: 0121 525 9177 Email: deska.howe@wbacrc.org.uk

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Afro Caribbean

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Thomas Street
West Bromwich
B70 6LY
0121 525 9177
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
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Carers support, Parent and family support

Short Breaks for Carers

By Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

Support for Carers of adults with a functional mental illness.

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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Kuumba Centre
Boulton Road
West Bromwich, Sandwell
West Bromwich
B70 6NW
0121 525 1629

Social Enterprise

By Community Connect Foundation

such as creating employment, help with setting up, structures, potentially access funding, marketing and launching the business.

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Advice and guidance, Addiction support, Outreach, Housing advice & support

SORT (Sandwell Outreach Recovery Team)

By The Kaleidoscope Plus Group

We currently support 100 people within the Borough Of Sandwell, who have a mental health difficulty and are experiencing difficulties with housing related issues. This a short term, goal focused intervention, developing and empowering people to manage their own issues.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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321 High Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8LU
0121 565 8344

Stroke Association- Sandwell Stroke Recovery Service

By Stroke Association, The

Sandwell Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.

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Stroke Association
NHS Walk-In-Centre
Parsonage Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B71 4DL
0121 588 7462
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Managing your money

Summat Ta Ate (Food, Glorious Food)

By Walk Works CIC

Tuesdays 10.30 am - 12 noon
25 April to 11 July 2017
Based at Community Link, High Street, Cradley Heath

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Community Link
21 Market Square
(High Street)
Cradley Heath
Cradley Heath
B64 5HH
07970497742
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Housing advice & support, Emergency help

Support Centre Services

By Centrepoint Christian Church and Support Centre

Support Centre offering free one to one support, advice and information to the general public. We do have a slightly larger Eastern European / newcomer / immigrant client groups to Sandwell and have access to translators to support service delivery.

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The Warehouse
26R Carters Green
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 9LW
0121 525 9191
Advice and guidance, Support for victims

Support for children, young people and schools

By Black Country Women's Aid

Sandwell Women’s Aid offer a number of awareness and support programmes in schools that: raise awareness of domestic violence, sexual violence and sexual exploitation; challenge negative myths and stereotypes held around domestic violence, gender and culture; provide information, skills and knowledge to allow children and young people to access support networks; and identify potential/current victims of abuse and offer them further support.

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

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Suite 21a Landchard House Victoria Street
West Bromwich
B70 8HY
0121 553 0090 (9-5 weekdays)
Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening

Support for Tinnitus

By BID Services

A support service for tinnitus sufferers providing information, advice and support through meetings, newsletters and support literature.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Sexual health and pregnancy, Support for victims

Support for young victims of rape and sexual violence aged 11-18

By Black Country Women's Aid

SWA's specialist Young People's ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Adviser) offers support and advice to any survivors of rape and sexual violence aged 11-18.

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

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Suite 21a Landchard House Victoria Street
West Bromwich
B70 8HY
0121 553 0900 (9-5 weekdays)
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Finding work and training, Managing your money

Support, advice, guidance and confidence building to over 55's year olds

By Soho/Victoria Friends and Neighbours

Our aim is to help people to help themselves in saving money, reducing isolation, health and well-being, dealing with every day life and increasing their networks.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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c/o Smethwick Baptist Church
94 Regent Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3BQ
0121 532 2012
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training

SWEDA

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

SWEDA provides information, advice and guidance to individuals looking to get back into work (Employability) and those considering Self-employment. We provide Training in IT alongside employability and business workshops. We support the creation of new Social Enterprises and the growth of existing Social Enterprises.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Befriending, Day Centre

The Community Offer - West Bromwich Centre, Lyng & Greets Green, Hateley Heath, Charlemont and Grove Vale.

By The Kaleidoscope Plus Group

the project aims to offer a more integrated and seamless delivery of services to the community, by providing a range of activities and interventions to reduce the demand on acute services.
A variety of volunteering opportunities are available within the project.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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321 High Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8LU
0121 565 5605
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Counselling and listening

Therapeutic Services

By Murray Hall Community Trust

Improving the emotional and psychological wellbeing of children and young people in Sandwell aged 5 - 25

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

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The Bridge
St Marks Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 0SL
0121 270 5148
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Bangladeshi Women's Association
Tipton Muslim Centre
Wellington Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 8RS
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Ballot Street, Smethwick

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Ron Davies Centre
Ballott Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3HH
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Great Bridge Library, Tipton

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Great Bridge Library
Sheepwash Lane
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 7JF
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Jubilee Park Community Centre, Tipton

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Jubillee Park Community Centre
Powis Avenue
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 9RJ
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Priory Children's Centre, Friar Park

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Priory Children's Centre
Dorsett Road
Friar Park
Wednesbury
Wednesbury
WS10 0JG
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: SWEDA, West Bromwich

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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"SWEDA"
Church Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Unett Street, Smethwick

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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NHS Learning Works
Unett Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3SY
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Yew Tree Community Centre, Walsall

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary.

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Yew Tree Community Centre
Redwood Lane
Yew Tree Estate
Walsall
Yew Tree
WS5 4LB
0121 569 2099

Unforgettable

By Friends of Thimblemill Library

Two story based workshops to help you find the right words to celebrate life

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Thimblemill Library Thimblemill Road
Smethwick
B67 5RJ
0121 569 4943
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Counselling and listening, Support for victims

Victim Support

By Victim Support Sandwell

Victim Support Sandwell operates to empower victims of crime through their journey of recovery. We can give free help and confidential support and information about appropriate services to help in your time of need.

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Room 4G YMCA, 38 Carters Green, West Bromwich, West Midlands
Oldbury
B70 9LG
0121 569 7980
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Finding work and training

Volunteering

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Volunteering opportunities.

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

Warm Zone

By Warm Zone

Home visit service to asses heating efficiency and provide advice on saving money on energy bills.

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

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Pure Offices Broadwell Road
Oldbury
B69 4BY
0121 552 0563 or 0800 033 7967
Advice and guidance

Welfare and Benefits Advice

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

Our experienced Welfare Advisor will help you to access any benefits that you are entitled to.

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.