Advice and guidance, Advocacy, Employment, Education and Training, Counselling and listening, Loss, breakdown and bereavement, Carers support, Family support

1-2-1 Disability Support - Selly Oak

By Spokz People c.i.c.

Includes therapy, coaching, training, educational support and support groups.

Carers support, Family support

Acorns Childrens Hospice (Birmingham)

By Acorns Children's Hospice Trust

Located in the South of Birmingham but provide services across the West Midlands

Carers support

Advice and Guidance - Website

By Carers UK

The Carers UK website is the first port of call if you’re looking for information about any aspect of caring.

Our help and advice pages...

Carers support

Birmingham Carers Hub

By Age Concern Birmingham

•Information and advice line
•One to one support – from assisting with welfare entitlements to counselling
•Carer emergency back up service – CERS
•Training for carers
•Carer support groups
•Wellbeing provision, for some ‘me-time’ away from caring
•Out of school activities for children with additional support needs
•Signposting to other agencies who can assist carers
•Online communities through our facebook and twitter platforms

Carers support

Care for adults over 65

By Lotus Care & Support Services Ltd

Most local authorities will have a social care team devoted to older people. These teams can provide support that enables older people to remain living...

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Care for people with disability

By Father Hudson's Society

The organisation provides a range of services at Coleshill to support disabled people, those with learning disabilities and people who have complex care needs.

St...

Carers support

Care homes and support

By Vision Homes Association

Residential / Registered Care Homes Our residential care services in Shropshire are modern built bungalows set in residential surroundings close to excellent amenities and transport...

Carers support

Care in fostering

By Father Hudson's Society

New Routes is a fostering service that has been provided by Father Hudson’s Care since 1992. It is made up of a small, friendly team...

Carers support

Care package

By Penderels Trust

Using a Care agency
If you have decided to use an agency for all or some of your care, we can help you decide which...

Carers support

Care professionals

By MNDA (Motor Neurone Disease Association)

Health and social care professionals
You can expect to meet a wide variety of health and social care professionals if you have been diagnosed with...

Carers support

Care Support

By MS Society (Birmingham Support Team)

MS is unpredictable, which can make planning and accessing the right care difficult.
This section explains more about healthcare, social care and residential care, and...

Carers support

Carer Support and Training

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

A range of support, training and social activities for carers and families affected by acquired brain injury

Carers support

Carers - Individual Support

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

The project is currently enabling more than 150 Carers, as well as assisting their cared-for person to get the service or support they need. Along...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Carers support

Carers Emergency Response Service (CERS)

By Birmingham Carers Hub

CERS is operated by Midland Mencap and is regulated by the Care Quality Commission. All care and support staff are qualified and experienced in caring roles.

Carers support, Dementia

Carers Group - Carrs Lane

By Alzheimer's Society Birmingham and Solihull

The carers group is a monthly gathering where families and friends of people with dementia can come together in a safe, welcoming environment. It aims...

Carers support

Carers support

By Barnardo's

Young carers
Young carers are children who help look after a member of the family who is sick, disabled or has mental health problems, or...

Carers support

Carers support

By Parkinsons UK North Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield

Your role as a carer
Someone newly diagnosed with Parkinson's may not need any practical help. But it can be important for them to have...

Carers support

Carers support

By TECC Services Ltd

Our 8 week therapeutic De-stress Toolbox Programme actively supports parents and carers to manage stress associated with caring for children and or young people. Our...

Carers support

Carers support for people with disabilities

By Birmingham Rathbone Society

At Birmingham Rathbone we support people with learning disabilities/difficulties to overcome barriers in their life and live, work, and socialize as part of the local...

Carers support

Carers support groups

By Rethink

Rethink Mental Illness was established by carers and our aim is to give them, and those they care for, a voice in every aspect of...

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Carers UK Adviceline

By Carers UK

The Carers UK Adviceline provides expert information and advice on caring, with a listening service if you want to talk about caring to someone who understands.

Carers support

Carers UK factsheets

By Carers UK

Carers UK factsheets break down the complex issues simply and accurately.

Our current range includes: Carer’s Allowance, Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payments,...

Carers support

Carers UK forum

By Carers UK

The Carers UK forum is a warm and welcoming online community where you can share what’s on your mind, day and night. Talk about real...

Carers support, Family support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

Dementia Information and Support for Carers

By Dementia Information and Support for Carers

DISC (Dementia Information and Support for Carers) is a service offered in Birmingham and is specifically for carers of people with confusion and memory problems...

Carers support, Dementia

Dementia Toolkit

By Helping Hands Home Care

Working in partnership with Dementia UK we have developed specific resources to help carers engage and orientate those living with dementia at home. This toolkit...

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Enquiry Line

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

Enquiry line for People with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers and professionals

Exercise, sport & recreation, Carers support

Falls Prevention

By Stirchley Baths

Thursday
Falls Prevention: 11 – 12pm. Contact maryse.stayactive@gmail.com

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Family Support Services

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

Family support workers can help with: Accessing specialist brain injury services, housing issues, benefits, signposting, accessing legal advice as well as offering emotional support and information and advice on all aspects of brain injury

Carers support, Family support, Health Advice and Guidance

Family, friends and carers support

By SALUS FATIGUE FOUNDATION

Chronic Fatigue Conditions, M.E. and Fibromyalgia

Carers support

Help with carers

By NYAS

NYAS provides a range of rights based services for children, young people and vulnerable adults. We made the decision to extend our services to include...

Carers support, Family support

Home and Garden/Handyman Service

By Midland Mencap

Here at Midland Mencap, we understand that juggling caring responsibilities with activities such as gardening and home improvements can be a real challenge. This is why we set up our ‘Home and Garden/Handyman Service’: an ad-hoc service that enables carers to make positive changes in their living environment.

Carers support

Home care support

By Trident Reach the People Charity

Trident Reach the People Charity provides responsive home care services across Birmingham, Solihull, Dudley, Wolverhampton and Shropshire to adults, families and children in the community...

Carers support

Home Instead Family Carer Training Programme

By Home Instead Senior Care

nline tutorials to guide you in caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias.

By taking these classes, you will gain a valuable insight into...

Outreach, Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Hospital Link Worker

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

The hospital Link worker is the first point of contact to Headway Birmingham and Solihull for those families with a loved one still in hospital

Carers support

Info and Advice Line

By Birmingham Carers Hub

Information and advice line for local carers.

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Macmillan Case Worker

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

Specialist family support service for families affected by both an acquired brain injury and a cancer.

Carers support

Mental Health

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

Caring for someone with mental illness is extremely emotionally and mentally stressful and can have a big impact on the carer's own wellbeing.

We support...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Carers support

Mental Health Carers Support

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

Overall Aim of project:
To provide a learning and social platform for carers who care for someone with mental health issue.

Caring for someone with...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Carers support, Family support

Parent and carers group support

By All Saints Youth Project

The Parent Project is for:
-Parents of teenagers
-Parents of young people with additional needs
-Teenage parents
It offers information, activities and resources to parents...

Carers support

Peer Support Group

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

This is a monthly peer support group led by the Sumyuan core group formed by 10 Chinese carers in August 2011. Sumyuan core group has...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Carers support, Health Advice and Guidance

Rehabilitation for adults

By Foundation for Conductive Education

Many people with long term neurological problems do not receive regular therapy or support. Frequently help is only offered at times of crisis. We do...

Carers support

Residental care

By Resources For Autism - West Midlands

We are aware that for some individuals with an ASC a package of care is needed and that an individual budget for that care may...

Carers support

Residental care

By Royal National Institute of Blind People

Our residential accommodation within our Community Living Service is for adults who need round-the-clock care.

Gladstone House
A six-bedroom house in the Earlswood area of...

Housing advice & support, Carers support

Residental care

By Yardley Great Trust

Greswold House
Our residential care home, Greswold House, is located on the border of Bucklands End and Shard End, B34, opposite an attractive woodland copse....

Carers support

Residential care support

By Broadening Choices for Older People (BCOP)

In providing Independent Living, our aim is to treat each and every resident as an individual. By understanding our residents’ needs, preserving dignity and respecting...

Carers support

Respite for their carers

By Birmingham Multi-Care BMC

Support At Home

A support worker goes to the family home to either support with care tasks or to take over while parents and carers...

Carers support

Short Breaks for Disabled Children

By Midland Mencap

Accessible and fun, our SBDC sessions take place at weekends and during all school holidays providing social and recreational experiences for children and young people aged 5 – 19 with complex physical needs and/or a disability. Each session costs between £7.50 – £20 and there is transport for those who qualify at a cost of £15 per session.

Home care and support, Carers support

Sitting Service

By Midland Mencap

Midland Mencap’s ‘Sitting Service’ service provides care for your loved one at home, on an ad hoc basis, at a cost of £12.77 per hour. While one of our friendly and professional Support Workers spends time with your loved one, you will have the chance to catch up with friends, do something you enjoy or just relax.

Carers support

Support for carers

By Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

We aim to make your time with us as stress-free as possible. You can use this part of the site to find information about where...

Carers support

Support for carers

By Focus Birmingham

Focus Birmingham is a specialist charity providing expert support, advice and information to anyone in the Birmingham area affected by sight loss or other disabilities....

Carers support

Support for nurses and carers

By The Nurses Association of Jamaica (UK)

The object of the Association is to promote the study and practice of nursing, Midwifery and health visiting, through education, improved standards and carrying out...

Carers support

Support for older people

By Sneh Sangam Day Centre 50 Plus

Objective:
Support elderly parents who care for their disabled children by supporting the children and parents.

Immigration advice and support, Carers support

Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and immigrants

By African Community Council For the Regions

The Kushinga Project
Supporting African informal carers to integrate into Birmingham carer’s community.

Our Aims
To create a new African Carer project which will establish...

Ethnicity focus: African

Carers support

Support for thier carers

By BANA (British Acoustic Neuroma Association)

Diagnosis of an acoustic neuroma is generally a distressing time for the AN patient. Some symptoms may have been prevalent for months or even years,...

Carers support

Supporting people with disabilities and the elderly

By TMS Holly House

TMS Holly House is a vibrant Social Enterprise organisation for people with Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Epilepsy, Mild Challenging Behaviour, Autism and the elderly.

We...

Carers support

Supporting Unpaid Carers in Solihull

By Solihull Carers Centre

The main aims of the centre are to support carers of all ages who are, or were carrying out a caring role for persons who are disabled, elderly or ill.

Carers support

Talk to Us (Family Carers)

By Midland Mencap

Midland Mencap is the lead organisation of Forward Carers, which is made up of a group of not for profit organisations, who together operate the Birmingham Carers Hub.

Carers support

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

By The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust supports older people in 14 Retirement Villages and 17 Housing Schemes.

Carers support

Workshops

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

We promote the wellbeing of Chinese carers through the provision of learning and development activities, by working in partnership with many agencies and professionals from...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Carers support

workshops offering family support to parents and carers

By TECC Services Ltd

TECC Services in Birmingham offers family support to parents and carers with emphasis on enhancing the independence and personal competency of the child. We are...

Carers support

Young Carers - Release

By Sutton Coldfield YMCA

We offer tailored support to young carers aged 5-25 years and their families through understanding and valuing young people’s roles, whilst empowering and inspiring them...

Carers support

Young Carers - Upbeat

By Sutton Coldfield YMCA

This service offers personalized support for young adult carers aged 18-25 years, supporting them with current and future aspirations. Services include;

flexible 1-1 meetings with...

Carers support

Young carers service

By Family Action

There are an estimated 6.5 million carers in the UK, and of these over 400,000 are Young Carers aged 0 -24 according to the 2011...