This record is classed under Support in your home, Families, Social care information and advice, Training centres, Volunteering Opportunities, Place of Worship, Community centres and social clubs, Employment support, Welfare rights.
|Service Provider Name||Brushstrokes|
|Service||Practical assistance to those in need through befriending, listening, helping, and teaching of skills|
|Address1||St. Phillip's Parish Centre|
|Post Code||B66 3DU|
|Where do they provide service from?||Address as above and in the community|
|Expiry of services||Not applicable|
|Telephone||0121 565 2234|
|Fax||0121 565 2234|
|Who is the service for?||People who are in need|
|Referral route||Please call or email|
|Specific ethnic group?||No|
|Summary of services||Their services include: |
Seeking out the most hidden individuals and families in the neighbourhood.
Offering friendship and hospitality.
Helping parents and pre-school children to play and learn together.
Information and signposting to other agencies.
Specific support to asylum seekers, refugees, migrants and other newcomers to Sandwell.
Housing and tenancy support for refugees.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), including free crèche provision operated by Tipton Toddlers and Sure Start, for learners’ children.
Home visiting and befriending service.
Networking among local agencies and supporting those which best enhance the life of the community.
Enabling people to access education, health and social provision.
Providing food, clothing, and household essentials to those most in need.
Challenging structures which are keeping people in poverty.
Reflecting together and evaluating our activities in the light of the Gospel.
They also offer:
Teaching ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) including free crèche provision, operated by Tipton Toddlers and Sure Start, for learners’ children.
Instruction in computer use.
Help with CV’s and application forms.
Work club advice and guidance.
Free distribution of living essentials (food, clothes, baby equipment, etc.).
Volunteer work opportunities.
Social events and trips.
Welfare rights advice.
Health related activities.
|When are the services run?||Monday - Friday|
|Time details||9am - 5pm|
|Remit||Brushstrokes is a partnership community project set up in 1999 by the Parish Church of St Philip, the Infant Jesus Sisters and Father Hudson’s Society.|
|Chargeable service?||Please call for details|
|Total capacity of service||Depends on the service required and availability of resources|
|CQC Registered||Not applicable|
|Sandwell Approved List||Not applicable|
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