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Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

This record is classed under Mental health.

Service Provider NameSandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)
ServiceTo cater for the needs of African Caribbean adults experiencing and / or recovering from mental ill health.
Address2Kuumba Centre
Address3Boulton Road
TownWest Bromwich
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB70 6NW
Where do they provide service from?Address as above with a drop-in at the Central Library High Street West Bromwich.
Telephone0121 525 1629
Fax0121 525 5838
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?For people in Sandwell from an African, African Caribbean or Black dual heritage background and their significant others, who are affected by mental ill health
Referral routeReferral by a health professional or self referral.
Specific ethnic group?Yes. People from an African, African Caribbean or Black dual heritage background
Summary of servicesKuumba Centre at Boulton Road offers: activities within the community including outings and holidays. Advice and information. Refreshments. Well-being & Recovery workers can support adults in their home with things like bills and tenancy issues and help them access other services. Carers can access support through the Carers Support Service. Ex offenders can access resettlement support via 'Building Futures' project.
When are the services run?Monday to Friday
Time detailsOpening hours are 9.30am to 5.00pm
RemitThe Kuumba Foundation is committed to the principle that people of African and African Caribbean descent affected by mental ill health have a right to a culturally responsive mental health service which offers choice in provision guided by individual need
Chargeable service?Some services are free but there are charges for some things, for example, there are reasonable charges for meals and drinks and some activities and outings.
Cost of servicePlease call for details.
Means testedNo
Total capacity of serviceVaries for each service
Transport ProvidedNo
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListApproved
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated October 2019.

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