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Information, Advice and Guidance

Please find below, support agencies for further information, advice and guidance across local authorities and agencies

 

Local Authorities

Here you’ll find Local Authority information. Local Authorities are a great place to start when you need information, advice or guidance.

Birmingham City Council – www.birmingham.gov.uk
Coventry City Council – www.coventry.gov.uk

Hereford City Council – www.herefordshire.gov.uk
Solihull MBC – www.solihull.gov.uk
Warwickshire County Council – www.warwickshire.gov.uk
Worcestershire County Council – www.worcestershire.gov.uk

 

National Support Agencies

In this section we’ve categorized support agencies that work nationally:

The National Apprenticeship Service – www.apprenticeships.org.uk
National Career Service – www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

West Midlands Services

Birmingham Connexions – www.connexions-bs.co.uk

Coventry Connexions – https://b99.co.uk/careers-advice/coventry/connexions-coventry-and-warwickshire/

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Services

Herefordshire,Worcestershire, Shropshire,Telford and Wrekin Training Providers – www.hwstpa.co.uk

 

Job Vacancies

This section provides you with a list of useful sites where you can search and apply for jobs.

Indeed – www.indeed.co.uk/

Total Jobs – www.totaljobs.com

Glassdoor – www.glassdoor.co.uk

CV Library – www.cv-library.co.uk

 

Drug & Alcohol Support for Adolescents and Adults

Frank- www.talktofrank.com/get-help/find-support-near-you

Mind – www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/addiction-and-dependency/#.XAqMqfZ2vIU

Addiction Helper – www.addictionhelper.com 

Drink Aware – www.drinkaware.co.uk/alcohol-support-services/

Adfam – adfam.org.uk/

GOV – www.gov.uk/government/publications/alcohol-drugs-and-tobacco-commissioning-support-pack

 

Safeguarding for Adults & Vulnerable Adults

Birmingham Safeguarding Adults Board – www.bsab.org/publications/policy-procedures-and-guidance/

GOV – www.gov.uk/government/publications/safeguarding-policy-protecting-vulnerable-adults

NHS – www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/help-from-social-services-and-charities/abuse-and-neglect-vulnerable-adults/

www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/adult-pocket-guide.pdf

www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20363/safeguarding_adults/1106/safeguarding_adults_policies_and_procedures

www.safeguardingwarwickshire.co.uk/wmadultdocs

safeguarding.dudley.gov.uk/adult/work-with-adults/safeguarding-policies-and-procedures/

www.coventry.gov.uk/downloads/file/22730/west_midlands_adult_safeguarding_policies_and_procedures

Solihull Local Safeguarding Board – www.solihulllscb.co.uk/

Coventry Local Safeguarding Board – www.coventry.gov.uk/lscb

 

Safeguarding for Children and parents

learning.nspcc.org.uk/safeguarding-child-protection/

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/family/children-and-young-people/child-abuse/what-is-child-abuse/organisations-responsible-for-dealing-with-child-abuse/

Childline – www.childline.org.uk/

Save The Children – www.savethechildren.org.uk/about-us/accountability-and-transparency/safeguarding-children

Childrens Commisioner – www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CCO-Gangs.pdf

www.gov.uk/guidance/safeguarding-duties-for-charity-trustees

www.gov.uk/government/publications/ofsted-safeguarding-policy/ofsted-safeguarding-policy

 

Housing support / Debt and Money Advice services

Citizen’s Advice – www.citizensadvice.org.uk/housing/homelessness/applying-for-homeless-help/check-if-you-can-apply-for-homeless-help/

YMCA – www.ymca.org.uk/where-to-get-help

YMCA – www.ymca.org.uk/about/what-we-do/accommodation

Crisis Skylight Birmingham – www.crisis.org.uk/get-help/birmingham/

Coventry Cyrenians – www.coventrycyrenians.co.uk/

Solihull Samaritans – www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-solihull

Citizen’s Advice –www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/

National Debt Expert – www.nationaldebtexpert.org.uk/

Money Advice Service – www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en

 

Mental Health support for children and young people

Young Minds – https://youngminds.org.uk/

Place 2 Be – www.place2be.org.uk/what-we-do/parent-carer-resources/supporting-your-childs-mental-health.aspx

Action for Children – www.actionforchildren.org.uk/support-for-parents/children-s-mental-health/

NSPCC – www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-protection-system/parental-mental-health/

Social Care Institution of Excellence – https://www.scie.org.uk/children/care/mental-health/

Barnardos – www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/our_work/mental_health

 

Mental Health Support for Adults

Time to Change – www.time-to-change.org.uk/mental-health-and-stigma/help-and-support

Mind – www.mind.org.uk/

Samaritans – www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/what-speak-us-about/what-if-i-have-mental-health-issues

Rethink – www.rethink.org/

 

Learning Support for Disabilities and SEND

British Dyslexia Association – www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/educator/screening-and-assessment

Nessy – www.nessy.com/uk/screening-for-dyslexia/

GOV – www.gov.uk/help-for-disabled-child

NHS – www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/caring-for-children-and-young-people/how-to-care-for-children-with-complex-needs/

NHS – www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/caring-for-children-and-young-people/how-to-care-for-a-disabled-child/

SCOPE – www.scope.org.uk/

Action Hearing Loss (RNID) – www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) – www.rnib.org.uk

The National Autistic Society – www.autism.org.uk/

Inclusion Club – www.theinclusionclub.com

 

Legal Services – Family/Criminal

Citizen’s Advice – www.citizensadvice.org.uk/law-and-courts/legal-system/finding-free-or-affordable-legal-help/

GOV – www.gov.uk/legal-aid

GOV – www.gov.uk/guidance/criminal-legal-aid-means-testing

Law Society – www.lawsociety.org.uk/for-the-public/common-legal-issues/criminal/

Family Rights Group – www.frg.org.uk/legal-advice-and-information

 

Lone Parent Information

Gingerbread – www.gingerbread.org.uk

Family Lives – www.familylives.org.uk

 

Family Issues – Children’s Services

Family Action – www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/children-families/

Family Rights Group – www.frg.org.uk/ypa/need-help-or-advice/childrens-services#when-am-i-likely-come-into-contact-with-children%E2%80%99s-services

NSPCC – learning.nspcc.org.uk/services-children-families/past-services/

 

Bullying – For children and parents

www.bullying.co.uk/

www.kidscape.org.uk/

www.besomeonetotell.org.uk/

www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/

www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/bullying-abuse-safety/types-bullying/

www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/child-abuse-and-neglect/bullying-and-cyberbullying/

 

Bullying in the workplace

www.gov.uk/workplace-bullying-and-harassment

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/work/problems-at-work/

www.acas.org.uk/media/pdf/r/l/Bullying-and-harassment-at-work-a-guide-for-employees.pdf

 

Support for healthy eating

NHS – www.nhs.uk/live-well/eat-well/the-eatwell-guide/

NIDDK – www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/weight-management/helping-your-child-tips-for-parents

 

British Values

Pacey – www.pacey.org.uk/working-in-childcare/spotlight-on/british-values/

GOV – www.gov.uk/government/news/guidance-on-promoting-british-values-in-schools-published

 

Equality And Diversity

GOV – www.gov.uk/government/publications/equality-and-diversity-policy

ACAS – www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1363

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Mind – www.mind.org.uk/get-involved/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI8YSous_t4AIVT7XtCh2REA8FEAAYAiAAEgIvl_D_BwE

Barnardos – www.barnardos.org.uk/get-involved/volunteer

Scope – www.scope.org.uk/volunteering/volunteer-roles

Home-Start – www.home-start.org.uk/why volunteer

Make a Wish – www.make-a-wish.org.uk/support-us/volunteer/opportunities

Volunteer opportunities with the West Midlands Police – www.familiesonline.co.uk/local/birmingham/in-the-know/west-midlands-police-looking-for-volunteers-to-help-the-force-in-spare-time

Volunteer opportunities with the Children’s Society – www.childrenssociety.org.uk/what-we-do/helping-children/childrens-society-west-midlands

Salvation Army – www.salvationarmy.org.uk/jobs