167 Newhall Street Birmingham B3 1SW
0121 765 4404
Agape is a Christian charity.
The Coffin Works 13-15 Fleet Street Birmingham B3 1JP
Birmingham Conservation Trust exists to preserve and enhance Birmingham’s threatened architectural heritage and to promote an enjoyment and understanding of the city’s historic buildings.
17 Graham Street Hockley B1 3JR
0121 608 8001
Birmingham Mind provides high-quality services in a variety of settings. We provide person-centred support to enable people to be in control of their lives. The organisation also has the Investors in People Gold Award, is a Mindful Employer and due to the overall excellence of our services we have been awarded the Charity Commission Accreditation mark. We are the largest voluntary sector provider of mental health services within Birmingham and have a vast amount of experience within the organisation. Birmingham Mind offers work/school training for mental health awareness and plays an active role in Birmingham community. Our vision is that people are in control of their lives and this aspiration emphasises the need to build upon people’s strengths underpinned at all times by a well-established recovery approach. Although affiliated to national MIND (campaigns/MIND shops), Birmingham Mind is a charity within its own right (registered charity number. 1003906).
The Big Peg Room 208B 120 Vyse Street Hockley Birmingham B18 6NF
0121 638 0670
Change was established as a counselling charity in 1991. We are the centre of excellence for Solution Focused Therapy in the Midlands. We provide a counselling service to all and also run courses and trainings for counsellors, teachers, social workers, health workers and managerial workers etc from all over the world. We are members of both BACP and UKASFP, our professional bodies. Solution focused counselling is very effective as we concentrate on what is working in the here and now and help people construct a more useful life.
We deal with all emotional issues and have a remarkable success rate with our clients. If people are anxious or depressed, have panic attacks, we are the people to come to, we are staffed by volunteers so we aren’t always in the office. If people wish to self refer, they can email or phone us and leave a message so we can call them back when we are in the office.
Christian Aid Room 403B The Big Peg 120 Vyse Street Birmingham B18 6NE
0121 200 2283
Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. We provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.
64 Water Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 1HN
0121 200 3147
Creative Support is a not for profit provider of personalised services – supporting people to enjoy their lives and reach their full potential. We primarily provides support to adults over the age of 18 with learning disabilities, mental health needs, behaviours which challenge and autism. We also provide support to individuals with dementia, drug and alcohol misuse, physical disabilities and sensory impairments. Our services focus on promoting recovery, wellbeing and greater independence. We enable people to make progress in these areas by recognising and building on their strengths, coping abilities, social networks and natural support system.
Studio 21b Victoria Works Vittoria Street Birmingham B1 3PE
0121 236 9202
Founded in 2003 by Professor Charlie Craddock, Cure Leukaemia helps to bring pioneering drug and transplant treatments to blood cancer patients throughout the Midlands. The charity helps finance the world class Centre for Clinical Haematology at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, to fund life-saving clinical trials to treat terminally ill leukaemia patients. To date, Cure Leukaemia has helped to treat over 4000 patients by leveraging over £23m worth of revolutionary drugs and funding crucial research nurses to administer these trials.
Without the expert research nurses to ensure patients are constantly monitored and cared for; these trials would not run. The aim of Cure Leukaemia is to raise money to fund more research nurses at centres across the Midlands and provide world-class treatment for its patients. Only by funding more nurses in more hospitals, can more leukaemia patients benefit from access to potentially life-saving treatment.
Together we can beat this disease; Birmingham can find a cure for leukaemia.
Unit 5, 1st floor, Caroline Point, 62 Caroline Street, Birmingham B3 1UF
0121 314 6825
Freedom from Torture is the only UK charity that is dedicated to providing holistic rehabilitation support to survivors of torture. From our West Midlands centre we provide psychological therapy and medical, legal and practical assistance to survivors of torture who live in Birmingham and the surrounding areas. Our clients come from countries all over the world where war and violent conflict make normal life impossible and torture is used by state security forces, state sponsored agents and other groups involved in conflict with tragic consequences for individuals, families and societies.
Chamberlain House 28-30 Hall Street Hockley Birmingham B18 6BS
0121 234 6210
Welcome to Future Families (West Midlands) Ltd. We are an independent fostering agency based in the famous Jewellery Quarter, Hockley, Birmingham.
Future Families was launched in 2006 under the umbrella of Future Health and Social Care, a quality supplier of mental health services in the community. Three senior social workers with over 40 years combined experience in the field of fostering, adoption and child protection work, supported by the Chief Executive of FHSC launched this new enterprise. Three years on and we have grown from a small staff team of three to a team of nine working with approximately 37 carers.
We obtained registration with Ofsted in March 2006 and secured, membership with BAAF, The Fostering Network and the West Midlands Child Care Consortium. In addition we are on Birmingham’s preferred list as well as Worcestershire’s. This puts us in the position of having access to a number of children that both these authorities may wish to place for fostering.
22 Regent Place Jewellery Quarter Birmingham B1 3NJ
0121 212 9209
Organisation for Sickle Cell Anaemia Relief & Thalassaemia Support (OSCAR Birmingham) is a voluntary organisation and registered charity established in 1974 primarily to promote greater awareness of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Disorders (SCD’s).
OSCAR Birmingham aims to support individuals affected by Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia disorders, who may be socially disadvantaged due to social exclusion or lack of support.
Studio 510B, The Big Peg Birmingham B18 6NF
0121 437 0411
Papyrus is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide in the UK. Every year over 1600 young people take their own lives in the UK. Many thousands more contemplate suicide; many harm themselves or suffer alone, afraid to speak openly about how they are feeling.
PAPYRUS exists to give young people hope and to prevent young suicide.
We have opened an office in Birmingham to enable us to engage with the community and help reduce the number of young peope who take their own lives in the West Midlands.
We want to enhance the great work already being done by charitable organisations and equip young people, and their communities, with the skills to recognise and respond to suicidal behaviour. We run the national helpline, HOPELineUK and deliver vital suicide prevention and intervention training across the UK.
HOPELineUK No: 0800 068 41 41
Registered Charity 1070896.
St John Ambulance
St John Ambulance 100 Lionel Street Birmingham West Midlands B3 1DG
0121 236 6660
Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
We believe that it’s absolutely unacceptable that so many people die needlessly – because no one could give them first aid when they needed it.
St John Ambulance teaches people first aid – about 800,000 last year alone – so that they can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved.
- We teach young people in schools and through our activities for young people
- We teach people in the workplace and provide first aid products
- We teach people in the community.
And we teach people who become our volunteers; who offer their skills and time to be the difference right in the heart of their community – at public events, as first responders or providing back up to local ambulance services.
As a charity, we’re committed to making sure more people can be the difference between a life lost and a life saved. To do that, we need your help.
52 Charlotte Street Birmingham B3 1AR
0121 772 3567
The Challenge is the UK’s leading charity for building a more integrated society. We work on a local level to bring together people from all ages, ethnicities and walks of life, connecting communities and building trust.
In Birmingham we run two programmes, NCS and HeadStart.
NCS is a government-backed programme which brings together young people from diverse backgrounds, providing them with strong skills for life, work, and adulthood
HeadStart gets young people volunteering in their local community so that they mix and meet with people from all walks of life. It inspires young people to volunteer by guaranteeing everyone who does so an interview for a part-time job.