Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Youth activities, Health Advice and Guidance

Activities Programme

By OSCAR Birmingham Ltd

This service is provided to families with children diagnosed with the full condition having the trait or caring for a family member diagnosed with sickle cell or Thalassaemia. Access to service includes referral including self.

Health Advice and Guidance

Admiral Nursing Service

By Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Admiral nursing services offer specialist dementia nursing support to family carers with multiple and complex care needs, using a range of therapeutic interventions.
The service...

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice and guidance for people with autism

By Autism West Midlands

At Autism West Midlands we believe that confidentiality is a very important part of our service and we will treat any confidentiality problems very seriously....

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice and guidance for Sick children

By Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Child and Family Information Centre: Contains information about children's medical conditions, development, support groups, accident prevention and general childcare.

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice and Information on McTimoney Chiropractic

By McTimoney Trust

The McTimoney Method approach

McTimoney Method is distinguished by its whole body approach to Chiropractic care.
McTimoney Chiropractors approach the body as a whole, functioning...

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice, guidance and information

By Cancer Support Centre Sutton Coldfield

If you would like to take advantage of the services the Centre offers we ask you to self refer by contacting the centre or call...

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice, Guidance and Information

By Rethink

Rethink Mental Illness has a number of helplines which offer emotional support and also a national advice service, all of which which offer support to...

Health Advice and Guidance

Advice, guidance and information

By SALUS FATIGUE FOUNDATION

Chronic Fatigue Conditions, M.E. and Fibromyalgia

Advice and guidance, Family support, Health Advice and Guidance

Advice, Guidance and Information

By OSCAR Birmingham Ltd

This service provides relevant advice and information on a wide range of issues that may affect you when diagnosed with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia. This also includes a signposting service where appropriate.

Befriending, Health Advice and Guidance

Befriending Service

By OSCAR Birmingham Ltd

To reduce isolation and increase self esteem for children feeling isolated and/or lonely.

Health Advice and Guidance

Birmingham Children’s Hospital (West Midlands Cleft Service)

By Cleft Lip & Palate Association

The Regional Service for the West Midlands is based at Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Trust and University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust (Queen Elizabeth Hospital). Throughout...

Health Advice and Guidance

Birmingham Healthy Minds

By Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Healthy Minds is an NHS primary care psychological therapies service that works closely with Birmingham GPs. BHM offers advice, information and brief psychological talking...

Counselling and listening, Health Advice and Guidance

Birmingham Your Way- Mental Health

By Together For Mental Wellbeing

We provide mental health support that is tailored specifically to your needs. How much or how little you want us to support you is up to you, you lead the support by telling us what you want to achieve and we support you to do it.

Home care and support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

Bournville Gardens

By The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Bournville Gardens Retirement Village has 212 apartments for people over the age of 55. Up to a third of residents receive some help with their care. Dependent on your circumstances, we can support significant assessed care needs, including dementia. Apartments at the Village are available for rent, shared ownership and purchase.

Sexual health and pregnancy, Health Advice and Guidance

Breastfeeding Support

By Health Exchange CIC

We offer support to mothers, whether trying to breastfeed for the first time or simply in need of guidance and encouragement with their current newborn....

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, 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.

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Antenatal link

By The Springfield Project

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Baby Club

By The Springfield Project

Come with your baby to informal sessions in a friendly atmosphere. Topics include; Healthy weaning, child safety, communication & speech and physical development.

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Baby Massage

By The Springfield Project

Come and join Baby Massage to learn special techniques around attachment and bonding with your baby. Baby Massage helps to increase your understanding of your...

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Breastfeeding

By The Springfield Project

Have you got a questions about breastfeeding? We are happy to offer support and advice. Please aske for Blanche or Sapna.

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Homebirth Sessions

By The Springfield Project

Thinkig about a Homebirth? Come along to our Tea Party - next session on 14th November 2016 andmeet the Birmingham Women's Hospital Home Care team.

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Pre-Birth Session

By The Springfield Project

Are you expecting a baby? Then come along to our pre-birth course. The course covers various topics that prepare you for birth and parenthood for...

Health Advice and Guidance

Childrens Centre - Weaning Workshop

By The Springfield Project

Only available by your health visitor.

Health Advice and Guidance

Chinese Cancer Support Group

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

Overall Aim of project:
To enable Chinese cancer patients to develop a positive attitude and enjoy life through sharing experiences and providing mutual support to...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Social Activities, Health Advice and Guidance

Community Coffee Morning

By The Disability Resource Centre

The Disability Resource Centre has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund and has set up a new coffee morning at Bosworth Community Centre in...

Health Advice and Guidance

Community support

By Rethink

Rethink Mental Illness provides a number of community support services, offering people with severe mental illness the support and help they need to regain confidence...

Housing advice & support, Counselling and listening, Emergency Provisions, Health Advice and Guidance

Daily Drop-In Sessions

By Sifa Fireside

Our daily Drop-In sessions form the heart of our service, and are the gateway to all of our other services. We open five days a week, with breakfast and lunch being served each weekday.

Day Centre, Health Advice and Guidance

Day services

By BSMHFT

Our day services provide a wide range of individual and group activities to meet individual user’s person centre plan. Activities are provided Monday-Friday 9am-5pm including...

Health Advice and Guidance

Dementia Cafe - Erdington

By Age UK Birmingham

If you have dementia, or are caring for someone with dementia, come along to your local café. Meet us in St Barnabas church, Erdington to...

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...

Health Advice and Guidance

Disability information,advice and guidance

By Lisieux Trust

Welfare Benefits / Financial Support
If you have a disability or a health condition which impacts on your daily living, you may be entitled to...

Health Advice and Guidance

Drop-in sessions for people with communication difficulties

By Extra Care Pannel Croft

What is a Well-being Advisor?
ExtraCare’s Well-being Service supports all residents to be proactive in managing their own health. Our Well-being Advisors empower residents to...

Health Advice and Guidance

Education workshops

By SALUS FATIGUE FOUNDATION

Chronic Fatigue Conditions, M.E. and Fibromyalgia

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

Counselling and listening, Sexual health and pregnancy, Family support, Health Advice and Guidance

Family support for pre and post natal depression

By Acacia Family Support

Acacia is a unique charity that supports mums and families affected by pre or postnatal depression (PND) in Birmingham.

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

Counselling and listening, Health Advice and Guidance

Feel-Good Wellbeing Service

By Health Exchange CIC

Our Feel-Good Wellbeing Service can help to improve your sense of wellbeing, reduce levels of anxiety and depression, allowing you to take control of your...

Health Advice and Guidance

Free Helpline

By Action on Hearing Loss

Action on Hearing Loss Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 0123 | Textphone 0808 808 9000 |

Home care and support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

Hagley Road Village

By The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Hagley Road Retirement Village has 241 apartments for people over the age of 55. Approximately a third of residents receive some help with their care. Dependent on your circumstances, we can support significant assessed care needs, including dementia. Apartments at the Village are available for rent, shared ownership and purchase.

Health Advice and Guidance

Health Advice, Guidance and Information

By A.K Centre

We advice on all health issues, help identify problems and refer you to relevant support. We also help with hospital appointments, and benefits for people...

Health Advice and Guidance

Health and social care

By FaithAction

We believe that faith groups have an important role to play when it comes to health and care, often being the first place many people...

Health Advice and Guidance

Health checks around the West Midlands

By Health Exchange CIC

What is an NHS Health Check?
The NHS Health Check is your chance to get your free midlife MOT. For adults in England aged 40-74...

Health Advice and Guidance

Health Forum

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

Overall Aim of Monthly Health Forum:
To provide a learning and social platform for personal wellbeing.

Activities:
Relaxation exercises, blood pressure measurements and waist to...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Health Advice and Guidance

Health Interpreting Service

By Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham

Overall Aim of project:
To enable service users to access public health and social care through facilitating communication between service users and medical professionals.

Activities:...

Ethnicity focus: Chinese

Outreach, Health Advice and Guidance

Health Trainers

By Gateway Family Services CIC

Free service, you can self refer into the service should you require support. We operate in the South of Birmingham which includes Longbridge, Northfield, Harborne, Edgbaston, Hall green, Moseley, Selly Oak, Kings Heath, Kings Norton, Alvechurch.

Health Advice and Guidance

Healthy Friends Mentor

By Age UK Birmingham

The healthy friends mentors will effectively act as enablers and empower individuals to achieve their health and well-being goals whilst monitor their progress through guided...

Health Advice and Guidance

Hearing Loss - Health & Wellbeing

By BID Services

As part of our services in Birmingham, we will carry out a contact assessment to identify support needs and help with letters, telephone calls and signposting to other organisations. This is a free service.

Health Advice and Guidance

Hearing Loss - Tinnitus

By BID Services

If you would like more information about tinnitus support, please visit our dedicated website www.tinnitusbham.org.uk or email us at info@tinnitusbham.org.uk.

Health Advice and Guidance

Help with medication packs

By TMS Holly House

Visits by medical personnel for health improvement, nutritional advice, basic keep fit advice etc
Prompting of prescribed medication, orally or topically
Assistance with opening of...

Housing advice & support, Health Advice and Guidance

Homelessness Case Worker

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

A targeted support services for people with an acquired brain injury who are homeless or under threat of becoming homeless

Health Advice and Guidance

Hospice Services

By Birmingham St Mary's Hospice (BSMH)

At Birmingham St Mary's Hospice, we recognise the growing demand for care across Birmingham and Sandwell. In response to this, we offer a range of...

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

Health Advice and Guidance

Huntingtons Disease Association

By Huntingtons Disease Association (HDA)

Specialist HD Advisory Service
These consist of teams of Specialist HD Advisers who:
• provide information and advice to families
• answer crises calls and...

Health Advice and Guidance

Information and Signposting Line

By Healthwatch Birmingham

Healthwatch Birmingham's Information and Signposting Line supports people to find information about how to access health and social care services and support links. You may have issues with making a complaint about a health or social care service, want information about how to access or service or want to access advocacy support.

Health Advice and Guidance

Lifestyle Services

By Headway Birmingham & Solihull

A 1:1 support service aimed at reducing isolation and supporting people with ABI to re-engae with their communities.

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.

Health Advice and Guidance

Medical Support

By Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Providing excellent care and facilities is central to all that we do, but there is a huge amount of work that goes on behind the...

Health Advice and Guidance

Memory Assessment Service - Birmingham and Solihull

By Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

The service provides assessment and diagnosis for users suspected of developing dementia, when all other causes have been ruled out, including physical, mental health and...

Exercise, sport & recreation, Health Advice and Guidance

Mind Fit Every: Thursday between 1.00 and 2.00

By Pat Benson Boxing Academy

The programme will introduce participants to a routine of fitness and well-being through circuit training, weight training and floor exercise.

Health Advice and Guidance

Nail Care Service

By Age UK Birmingham

Caring for your feet and keeping your nails trimmed is essential for mobility, feeling comfortable, prevents the risk of falling and keeping fit. Our fully...

Home care and support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

New Oscott Village

By The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

New Oscott Retirement Village has 260 apartments for people over the age of 55. Approximately a third of residents receive some help with their care. Dependent on your circumstances, we can support significant assessed care needs, including dementia. Apartments at the Village are available for rent, shared ownership and purchase.

Health Advice and Guidance

Newlife Nurse Helpline

By Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children

Newlife Nurses can be contacted by:
Calling our free Nurse Helpline phone number 0800 902 0095 (free from UK landlines)
(Monday to Friday 9.30am -...

Health Advice and Guidance

Newlife Nurse Online Chat Service

By Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children

Newlife Nurses can be contacted by:
Using our Live Nurse Chat Service
Click on the icon top right. If icon is grey, the service is...

Health Advice and Guidance

One to One Parent Support - Parent Contacts

By Cleft Lip & Palate Association

CLAPA’s Parent Contacts are parents and grandparents who have been trained to support others one-on-one over the phone or email. You can find a Parent...

Health Advice and Guidance

Online Support

By Cleft Lip & Palate Association

Like us on Facebook to get the latest announcements from CLAPA – including gorgeous photos from CLAPA events! – straight on your timeline.
Our three...

Health Advice and Guidance

Onneley Centre - Nailcare

By Age UK Birmingham

Nailcare Clinic

Home care and support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

Pannel Croft Village

By The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Pannel Croft Village in Newtown, Birmingham, has 180 one and two bedroom apartments for people over 55.

Approximately a third of residents receive some help with their care. Dependent on your circumstances, we can support significant assessed care needs, including dementia. Apartments at the Village are available for rent, shared ownership and purchase.

Health Advice and Guidance

Parish Nurse

By Narthex Sparkhill

Our Parish Nurse is a registered nurse, supporting people in our communities. Our nurse supports people across most of our projects through health advice, blood...

Health Advice and Guidance

Parkinsons Advice

By Parkinsons UK North Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield

Everyone's experience of living with Parkinson's is different. But there are lots of issues and challenges that are shared by many people living with the...

Home care and support, Housing advice & support, Counselling and listening, Loss, breakdown and bereavement, Family support, Health Advice and Guidance

Patient and Family Support Worker

By John Taylor Hospice

John Taylor Hospice’s patient and family support worker provides advice, practical help and signposting for people who have been referred for our care. And end of life diagnosis can lead to other concerns or issues around income, benefits, housing and financial planning.
Our patient and family support worker can help navigate the system for housing, benefits, care costs, wills and other problems which can arise. Working closely with the clinical and well-being teams, the patient and family support worker offers holistic care, advice and a listening ear.

Counselling and listening, Youth activities, Health Advice and Guidance

Pause, a city centre drop-in service in Birmingham

By The Children's Society in Birmingham and Coventry

Pause is a recently launched drop-in facility in Birmingham city centre. Our aim is to provide young people aged up to 25 with advice, sign posting, and support with any concerns related to mental and emotional wellbeing.

Pause is part of the service offered by Forward Thinking Birmingham and is run by The Children’s Society.

Health Advice and Guidance

Recovery Service

By Birmingham MIND

Birmingham Mind has a range of mental health support and recovery services that are offered within the community. The types of services range from:

Beechcroft...

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...

Health Advice and Guidance

Resource centre

By Lisieux Trust

Lisieux Trust’s Disability Information Resource Centre (DIRC) is located on Sutton New Road, Erdington. The project is staffed by a Centre Manager, three Caseworkers and...

Health Advice and Guidance

Service to represent the public and patient’s experiences of using local health and social care services.

By Healthwatch Birmingham

Healthwatch Birmingham provides routes for people to share their experiences of local health or social care services. Patients, the public, service users and carers can share their feedback about specific services by visiting our Feedback Centre, calling our Information and Signposting Line or emailing us.

Health Advice and Guidance

Services for disabled children

By Barnardo's Harris House

We provide family support, working in the house and in the community. The parents remain in the house with the worker until everyone is confident...

Health Advice and Guidance

Services for people with physical disabilities

By Lotus Care & Support Services Ltd

Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of...

Employment, Education and Training, Health Advice and Guidance

Sessional Services for children with Cerebal Palsy, Dyspraxia and other motor disorders

By Red Boots Children’s Services

For some children, full-time attendance within Conductive Education is the most appropriate form of education to meet their needs, for others sessional attendance may be...

Health Advice and Guidance

Social care for older people

By Institute of Ageing & Health West Midlands

The IAH is pleased to host this workshop which is the third in a series of four workshops on the application of sensory stimulation activities...

Health Advice and Guidance

Support groups

By SALUS FATIGUE FOUNDATION

Venues across Birmingham and Solihull

Health Advice and Guidance

Support to people with learning disability

By Helen Dixon House

Learning and Physical Disability
Living with a learning or physical disability should not mean that you do not have control or choice over where and...

Health Advice and Guidance

Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities

By Options for Life

WomanZone
WomanZone caters exclusively for women with learning disabilities. WomanZone is staffed by a team of women, who come from a range of cultural backgrounds...

Advice and guidance, Housing advice & support, Health Advice and Guidance, Dementia

Supporting people service

By Swanswell, Birmingham - Supporting People service

The Supporting People Programme aims to help vulnerable people improve their quality of life by providing a stable environment, which enables them to live more...

Health Advice and Guidance

Symptom and pain control

By National Osteoporosis Society

Acute pain and chronic pain can respond well to pain-relieving medications that are purchased from a chemist or supermarket such as paracetamol, anti-inflammatory medications (such...

Housing advice & support, Health Advice and Guidance

Visual Impairment - Health & Wellbeing

By BID Services

As part of our services in Birmingham, we will carry out a contact assessment to identify support needs and help with letters, telephone calls and signposting to other organisations. This is a free service.

Health Advice and Guidance

Visual Impairment - Information, Advice & Guidance

By BID Services

Opening times:

Monday - Thursday from 9:30am - 4:30pm
Friday from 9:30pm - 4:00pm

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - by appointment only, using contact details below.

Textphone: 0121 246 6101
Telephone: 0121 246 6100
Mobile: 07872 403785 (SMS/Text only)
Email: iag@bid.org.uk

Drop-in service is available on any Tuesday or Thursday.

Health Advice and Guidance

Welcome Home Service - Good Hope Hospital

By Home From Hospital Care

Welcome Home Service accepts referrals for anyone over the age of 18, returning home following a hospital or care setting admission. It takes the form of befriending, shopping and signposting to other organisations.

Health Advice and Guidance

Welcome Home Service - Heartlands Hospital

By Home From Hospital Care

Welcome Home Service accepts referrals for anyone over the age of 18, returning home following a hospital or care setting admission. It takes the form of befriending, shopping and signposting to other organisations.

Health Advice and Guidance

Welcome Home Service - South Birmingham

By Home From Hospital Care

Welcome Home Service accepts referrals for anyone over the age of 18, returning home following a hospital or care setting admission. It takes the form of befriending, shopping and signposting to other organisations.

Employment, Education and Training, Health Advice and Guidance

Wellbeing Hub

By Birmingham MIND

Our new Wellbeing Hub was launched on Tuesday 1st March 2016. This free service, provides an access point for people requiring Wellbeing Services to maintain...