A national helpline is to be unveiled.The line will be open every weekday evening from 6pm to 10pm and at weekends from 10am to 1pm. Its launch follows research suggesting one-third of people in families want someone to talk to as social isolation grows.
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We have listed the following services that are available for people aged 50 and over. Others will also be listed in due course. In the new year we will also create two new pages on the website with resources other services.
FindFoodBanksBrum (FFBB) was initially set up to provide an interactive online listing service for food banks situated in Birmingham and the wider Black Country regions, formally launched in July 2013.
The Thomas Bromwich Charity provides grants for living expenses, help with small debts, emergency payments and more, for people that live within Handsworth, Perry Barr and Great Barr by specified postcode areas.
There are a range of free services and online resources available in and around Birchfield that can help benefit claimants. We have listed some of these in this article for you.
Birchfield Big Local has teamed up with Birmingham City Council’s Adult Education Service to provide FREE training sessions for benefit claimants at Grosvenor Road Studios. Please contact Tippa Naphtali (Volunteer Co-ordinator) if you are interested in attending.