Sandwell Hub Partners

Adult Community Services (SMBC)
Practical help, information, support and equipment for people with disability, hearing or sight loss, carers, mental ill health or age related issues.
Age UK Sandwell
Supporting people aged 50 and over across Sandwell:

• Information & Advice
• Benefit checks & benefit applications support
• Community Support
• Talks for groups on health-related matters
Agewell
Agewell - led by older people for the benefit of older people.
Community Based Exercise Classes, Postural Stability at Home Service, Buddies Programme - Dementia Support, Local Town forum meetings
APM
APM is a training provider offering IT, Maths, English and Employability training and qualifications free to those currently unemployed and claiming out of work benefits. We are also a provider of the
Aquarius Family Service
Support for gambling issues affecting individuals or families.
Be Well
Over 65's programme in Tipton, Princes End and Great Bridge.
• Adaptations, technology and support
• Balanced diet advice
• setting at home after a hospital stay
• Support to stay active
Black Country Homeforce
Home improvements agency specialise in:
• Plumbing
• Electrical Work
• Gas installation & Servicing
• Doors & Windows
• Roofing
• Kitchens Bathrooms Extensions
• Grab rails
• Ramps
• Wet room
Black Country Housing Group
BCHG is a housing association providing a holistic approach to housing. Services include:
• Employment and training
• Fuel poverty
• Financial exclusion
• Housing options
• Benefit advice
Buds
Dementia services for those living with dementia and their family carers in Sandwell.
• Befriending
• Carer support
• Volunteering
• Memory group

CARES
Carers advice and support regarding:

• health issues
• entitlements
• mobility
• grants for holidays
• equipment and support
Connexions
Connexions Sandwell enable young people to participate in education, training and/or employment, through the provision of high quality independent careers guidance.
Damp Advisory Service - Sandwell MBC
Advice for tenants renting private properties and suffering from damp and mould. We can provide an assessment of the property to investigate the source of dampness.
Equipment and Adaptations
There are many different types of equipment and adaptations available to help people live independently and safely at home.

Family Information Service
Providing free, confidential and impartial advice and guidance on all aspects of childcare and related services in Sandwell to parents/carers with babies and children aged from birth until 19 Years.
Friends and Neighbours
We are a local community organisation, working to help local people receive support as well as develop people skills within the Soho/Victoria area of Smethwick.
Healthy Sandwell
We can support you on the following services:
• Weight Management Programmes
• Physical Activities
• NHS Health Checks
• Stop Smoking
• Drugs & Alcohol
ICares
Supporting adults with long term conditions.
A range of staff including nurses and therapists providing interventions to avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital, help maintain health and well being
Ideal for All - Sandwell Council
The Independent Living Centre provides general advice and information about services and opportunities for people with disabilities.

Iris
Drug service for over 18's includes:
• Advice, information and Assessment
• Drug and Alcohol Detoxification
• Family Support
• Needle Exchange
• One to One sessions
• Prescribing services
kaleidoscope
Health and Wellbeing Charity, specialising in Mental Ill Health, providing:
• Floating Support
• Talking Therapies
• Support Groups
• Peer Support
• Befriending
• Wellbeing Service
Mytime Active
Health and Weight management services:
• Adult and family weight management and lifestyle programme
• NHS Health check

npower Health Through Warmth
npower's HTW scheme was set up in 2000, working together with National Energy Action (NEA), the national fuel poverty charity, and the NHS.
Old Warley Neighbourhood Watch
A community-led group collaborating closely with the police.
Which seeks to increase awareness of matters that threaten the security or welfare of members of the community.
Penderels Trust
Advice and guidance to people with disabilities to enable them to live independently.
Private Sector Housing
Private Sector Housing Services provides:
• Support and advice to owner occupiers
• Private landlords
• Private tenants
Riverside
One of the leading registered providers of social housing in the UK, providing support and affordable housing to people of all ages and circumstances throughout England.
Royal Voluntary Service
Supporting Your Recovery is funding by Sandwell Council, under the Better Care Fund. Royal Voluntary Service provide a six week practical programme for older people who are over 65, living in Sandwell
Sandwell Adult and Family Learning Service
Sandwell Adult and Family Learning service is a learning provider offering a wide range of courses for adults, families, communities and employers across Sandwell
Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group
We are a clinical commissioning group, made up of experienced Doctors who
have formed this group to work together to provide local, accessible healthcare.
Sandwell Community Alarms
Provides a community alarm service which is available 24 hours a day to anyone who lives in Sandwell, regardless of tenure.
Sandwell Council Disability Employment Team
We have a number of officers that can support individuals with disabilities through-out their employment journey.
Sandwell Council Employment Team
We have a number of officers that can support individuals though-out their employment journey.
Sandwell Deaf Community Association
Providing accessible services for Deaf and hard of hearing people such as
• Advocacy
• Volunteering
• Communication
• Training
• Support
Sandwell Enquiry
Adult Social Care Services.
Sandwell Home Improvement Agency SHIA
If you are a homeowner and interested in improving your home, we may be able to help and advise you.
Sandwell Partnership
The Sandwell Partnership is made up of senior people from Sandwell’s key public, private, community and voluntary organisations with the aim of making Sandwell the ideal place to live, work and visit.
Sandwell PCT - Falls Management Team
Provide home safety checks and a range of advice and support through the Primary Care Rehabilitation Team.
Sandwell Wellbeing Hub
Our services take place across Sandwell and are available to anyone who lives in Sandwell or is registered with a Sandwell doctor.
St. Albans Befriending Scheme
We at St Albans are committed to providing a wide range services to meet the needs of the local community. To help alleviate social isolation and encourage community cohesion.
STAY Telecare
Provides and installs a range of sensors and electronic devices that assist people with physical, sensory or mental health difficulties.
Swanswell
Swanswell is a national recovery charity, which wants to achieve a society free from problem alcohol and drug use. We’re committed to offering more of what we do to more people who need our help.
Trading Standards Sandwell (SMBC)
We are here to protect the interests of Sandwell MBC consumers and businesses.
Victim Support
Victim Support is the independent national charity which helps people cope with crime.
Warm Zone
Provides general advice on how homes can be improved and to help people get grants for better insulation or even new central heating.
Welfare Rights and Anti-Poverty Unit
Free confidential benefits check to help identify people who may be able to claim additional benefits, complete all the relevant forms and support the client throught the claims process.
West Midlands Fire Service
Provides free safe & well checks, where any fire risks are identified and advice offered. Where necessary, smoke alarms are provided and fitted free of charge.
West Midlands Police
Provide a wide range of information on crime prevention advice to organisations and individuals.
Yest
Therapeutic alternative education provision provider for young people who are at risk of being excluded from education
YMCA
The YMCA Movement in England is one of the largest youth charities in the country. From small beginnings the YMCA Movement has grown to become one of the biggest Christian charities.
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