West Midlands > Hodge Hill Neighbourhood Network Scheme (NNS) > Hodge Hill NNS - Emergency Asset Register

In response to the current Coronavirus pandemic, a directory has been compiled for Hodge Hill residents, which includes support services for at risk older adults who are isolating.

Asset name Ward Service support/offer   Contact details
Active Wellbeing Society Befriending Service Citywide Befriending service for anyone self isolating

Telephone: 0121 728 7030 

Website: www.theaws.co.uk/friend 

Social media: www.facebook.com/theaws 

Active Wellbeing Society Foodbank Citywide Providing food parcels across Birmingham

Telephone: 0121 728 7030 

Website: www.theaws.co.uk/friend 

Social media: www.facebook.com/theaws 

Age UK Birmingham Citywide Providing Shopping / Prescription Service, Telephone Befriending Call Service and Telephone Information & Advice Service to all Birmingham residents. Offering home from hospital support they take people home, settle them in and make sure they have all essential items and provide help for people get to and from outpatient appointments.

Telephone: 0121 437 0033

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.ageukbirmingham.org.uk 

Social media: www.facebook.com/AgeUKBirmingham/ 

As-Suffa Citywide Supporting self isolated people with coronavirus symptoms at over 65 with food parcel delivery service.

Telephone: 07835 487124

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.as-suffa.org

Social media: www.facebook.com/AsSuffa.Institute/ 

Bangladeshi Resource Centre Bordesley Green We are providing telephone befriending for the elderly.

Contact name: Amina Chowdhury

Telephone: 0121 766 7990

Email: [email protected] 

Birmingham Adult Education Service Citywide Currently offering free online courses including improving English skills, poetry and maths short courses.

Telephone: 0121 303 4318

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.learnbaes.ac.uk/ 

Social media: www.facebook.com/LearnBAES/ 

Birmingham and Solihull Women's Aid Citywide Domestic abuse support for women and children.

Telephone: 0808 800 0028

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.bswaid.org 

Social media: https://www.facebook.com/bswaid/ 

Birmingham Irish Association Citywide Delivery of food parcels to vulnerable adults across the city.

Telephone: 0121 647 5105

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.birminghamirish.org.uk 

Social media: www.facebook.com/BrumIrish/ 

Birmingham Settlement Citywide Free debt and benefit advice including:, benefits entitlement, SSP (Statutory Sick Pay), Universal Credit, council tax, rent arrears, mortgage arrears, utilities advice—gas, electric, water, hardship grants and general debt advice.

Telephone: 0121 250 0765

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.birminghamsettlement.org.uk/ 

Social media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/birminghamsettlement1899/ 

Bromford Fish Bar Bromford and Hodge Hill Providing a hot meal to any 65+ that is currently in need, delivered free of charge.

Telephone: 07501 078 401

B YOU YOGA Citywide Online yoga class for £3 per person

Contact name: Sharon

Telephone: 7843439475

Email: [email protected] 

CAFLO Bromford and Hodge Hill Community centre closed however volunteers are calling clients to check they have everything they need whilst isolating. Also providing meals for vulnerable locals.

Contact name: Tina

Telephone: 07907 266487

Email: [email protected] 

Castle Bromwich Help Shard End Providing delivery of food, medicine and essentials to Castle Bromwich, Shard End, Buckland End and Hodge Hill.

Email: [email protected] 
Social media: Castle Bromwich Help Facebook Page

Clarion Futures Jobs Club Ward End Offering telephone information, advice and guidance regarding employment.

Contact name: Zoe Lee

Telephone: 07712 690510

Email: [email protected]

Cooperation Birmingham Citywide Providing meals to vulnerable isolated Birmingham residents.

Telephone: 0121 667 6387

Social media: www.facebook.com/CoopBrum/ 

Dementia Connect Citywide Specialised support services will help offering tailored information and advice from experienced, compassionate staff. Welfare Calls throughout this tough time for people affected by dementia

Telephone: 0333 150 3456 

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk/dementiaconnect 

Social media: www.facebook.com/alzheimerssocietyuk/ 

DigiKick Citywide Offering a telephone befriending service Monday-Friday 10am-12pm next week (23rd – 27th), from the 30th – 3rd, will be 1pm-3pm. 

Contact name: Chris Laband

Telephone: 07920 490 263

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.digikick.co.uk/ 

Social media: www.facebook.com/DigiKick/ 

Dosti Ladies Social Group Alum Rock Dosti ladies group is an informal group led by volunteers ran every Wednesday. The group offers a range of activities such as cake decorating, card making, knitting, crochet etc however telephone support is now available along with regular updates online. Virtual sessions include new moms group, virtual basic English class and Virtual Dosti Group.

Contact name: Yasmin

Telephone: 07782309251 

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.gwacic.com 

Social media: Facebook - https://en-gb.facebook.com/pg/GOAL-DOSTI-Group 

DRC Glebe Farm and Tile Cross Providing support services online and via telephone which include information and advice, IT support and a online art group.

Telephone: 0303 040 2040

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.disability.co.uk/ 

Social media: www.facebook.com/DisabilityRC/ 

Family Action Hodge Hill Information, referrals and resilience funds. Applications can be downloaded from www.birmingham.gov.uk/COVID19cypf 

Telephone: 7976199894

Email: [email protected] 

Generation Gains Citywide Weekly conversations with members of the Generation Gains classes to reduce isolation and loneliness. Also weekly activities on offer such as quiz’s through WhatsApp. Developing closed groups on Facebook and offering resources for older people. Resource packs circulated weekly for older people. AV family will soon be able to access resource packs online encouraging them to exercise within their own home, adapting activities. Signposting to other schemes and activities reducing isolation

Contact name: Ryan Hollings 

Telephone: 0121 327 2299 (Extension 414)

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.avfc.co.uk/foundation/health-and-wellbeing/generation-gains 

Grange and Digby North Small Heath Telephone support for people who would normally receive home visits and being contact every other day to ensure they don’t need anything. Covering Small Heath and Bordesley Green.  

Contact name: Teresa

Telephone: 07931 343154

Email: [email protected] 

Green Lane Mosque Small Heath Delivering supplies and medicines to the most vulnerable.

Contact name: Saleem Ahmed

Telephone: 07858 150671

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.greenlanemasjid.org/welfare-services/foodbank/ 

Gro Organic Glebe Farm and Tile Cross Provide materials for locals to grow their own veg whilst at home isolating along with arts and craft activity packs and some simple cooking recipes. Free grass cutting also available. Covering Glebe Farm and Washwood Heath

Contact name: Stacey

Telephone: 0121 630 2190

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.gro-organic.co.uk 

Heartlands Eye Clinic Heartlands Offering support to anyone who is currently being seen by the Ophthalmology team in Heartlands Hospital and is in need of emotional support or practical support. Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.

Contact name: Sarah

Telephone: 07724 426177

Email: [email protected] 

Hodge Hill Childrens Centre Hodge Hill Support includes, family support, breastfeeding advice/support, food banks referrals, dependent on availability, wellbeing support, sharing activities to do at home and signposting to other services.

Telephone: 07870 981 288

Email: [email protected] 

Social media: www.facebook.com/hodgehillCC/ 

Home Group Glebe Farm and Tile Cross Telephone support who care for people with mental health whilst connecting communities and those vulnerable to link up with the correct food bank in their area.

Contact name: Rafiya Begum

Telephone: 07990 442300

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.homegroup.org.uk/Care-and-Support/Our-Care-Services/Birmingham-Mental-Health-Carer-Support-Service 

Kanz ul Huda Mosque Alum Rock Delivery of food parcels to vulnerable adults around Alum Rock.

Telephone: 0121 729 5116

Email: [email protected] 

Website: http://kanzulhuda.com/ 

Social Media: www.facebook.com/kanzulhuda.organisation/ 

Khidmat Centre Small Heath Telephone advice for anyone who is looking for support with issues such as benefits, employment etc.

Contact name: Zaulfqar

Telephone: 0121 773 8619 

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.shcf.org.uk 

Social media: www.facebook.com/pages/biz/Small-Heath-Community-Forum  

Lets Eat Cake Shard End Telephone support for clients that would normally attend Lets Eat Cake in addition to support with shopping, post or picking up medicine etc.

Contact name: Lizzie Nolan

Telephone: 07512 049166

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk/ 

Social media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/ageconcernbirminghamuk/ 

Moorfield Hall Age Concern Shard End Telephone support for clients that would normally attend day centre. If there is locals that need support Age Concern Moorfield will be happy to help.

Contact name: Susan Fulford

Telephone: 01217 899706

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk/ 

Social media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/ageconcernbirminghamuk/ 

Open Door Friendship Centre Small Heath Telephone support for people in self-isolation, worried to leave your
home or just need support during this confusing time.

Contact name: Timothy

Telephone: 07879 915408 / 0121 293 2201

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.azaditrust.org/open-door-friendship-centre 

POhWER Citywide Offering information and advice for Birmingham residents whatever the issue.

Telephone: 0300 456 2370

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.pohwer.net 

Social media: www.facebook.com/POhWER.net/ 

Rapha Listening Service Alum Rock Rapha Listening Service is a listening service that usually meet up once a week to listen to peoples concerns and worries. Now providing telephone support.

Contact name: Santosh

Telephone: 07825 221150

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.bethelnetwork.org.uk/ 

Salma Foodbank Citywide Providing food parcels across Birmingham

Telephone: 07767 164246

Social media: www.facebook.com/salmafoodbankproject/ 

Small World Yoga Shard End Offering online Yoga sessions for anyone wanting to take part.

Contact name: Denise

Telephone: 07454 708646

Email: [email protected] 

Website: https://smallworldyoga.co.uk

St Pauls Crossover Bordesley Green Using Facebook page to connect thousands of residents. Providing updates.

Contact name: Susan Barter

Telephone: 0121 684 0475

Email: [email protected] 

Social media: www.facebook.com/groups/208397530507417/?ref=share 

St Peters Church Glebe Farm and Tile Cross Offering support to local residents who would normally attend the Church that need a few items from the shop.

Contact name: Alex

Email: [email protected] 

St Wilfred's Centre Bromford and Hodge Hill The centre have supported locals with food parcels along with developing a community arts section on their website offering the community to join in with drawing/colouring for it to be displayed online.

Contact name: Steve / Karen

Telephone: 07446 332794 

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.stwilfridscommunitycentre.co.uk 

Social media: www.facebook.com/StWilfridsCommunityCentreBirmingham  

The Hub - Bromford Bromford and Hodge Hill The Hub are supporting Bromford and Firs residents over the telephone Monday - Friday 11-3. They can find a friendly neighbour to help, along with signposting to other services that can support such as food bank referrals. On Wednesdays 11am-2pm they have a swap table for plant, seed, growing resources. Volunteers needed.

Contact name: Paul Wright

Telephone: 0121 448 3739

Email: [email protected] 

Website: https://trjfpbrum.com/ 

Social Media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/TRJFPBrum/ 

Trussel's Trust Food Bank Ward End Foodbank open every Wednesday 1pm - 3pm. Voucher required.

Contact name: Rosemary

Telephone: 0121 359 0801

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/astonnechells/ 

Unity Hubb Ward End Telephone support for clients that would normally attend activities at Unity Hubb.

Contact name: Rashta

Telephone: 07455 242156

Email: [email protected] 

Website: www.stmargaretscommunitytrust.co.uk/ 

Social Media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/UnityHubb/ 

Welcome Change Shard End Supporting the local school with food donations. Food bank at Birmingham Settlement, Lea Village on a Wednesday 2-3pm. Food parcels available from Glebe Farm Library on a Monday.

Contact name: Sam Marsh / Victoria Shread

Telephone: 07415 162289

Email: [email protected]  

Website: http://welcome-change.org.uk 

Social media: https://en-gb.facebook.com/WelcomeCommunityCentreandCafe/ 

West Midlands Fire Service Citywide Offering phone or video safe and well visits for vulnerable people

Telephone: 0800 389 5525

Website: www.wmfs.net/our-services/safe-and-well/ 

Social media: www.facebook.com/WestMidsFire/