Funding and volunteering opportunities, local groups and support

Please let us know if you would like your group included on this page:

Support and Grants for charities and community groups :

Funding opportunities – updated 18/01/23 : 18-1-23 External Funding

BVSC:  A wide range of useful information and links are accessible on their website:
https://www.bvsc.org/

Birmingham Community Matters:       helps people to start, run and grow small community and voluntary groups. 

Cost of Living Crisis – Household and Family support

Hall Green Communities – Offers support and advice to families, over 50s and adults with a long-term disability

Brum Baby Bank is helping people with small children access supplies. If you require help accessing supplies such as formula or nappies, complete this online form.

Sparkhill Food Bank  is open at  centres throughout the constituency – including Sparkhill and Balsall Heath.

Riverside Money Advice  : Face to face free , independent budgeting and debt advice.

Health and Well Being

The Active Well Being Service (TAWS) is a community benefit society and cooperative working to develop healthy, happy communities living active and connected lives.

Saheli Hub based in Edward Road, Balsall Heath offer a range of activities indoors and out

Thrive  based in Kings Heath park offers social and therapeutic gardening sessions to people living in Hall Green Constituency

Big White Wall is an online community for people who are stressedanxious or feeling low. The service has an active with round-the-clock support from trained professionals. You can talk anonymously to other members and take part in group or one-to-one therapy with therapists

Domestic Abuse

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid is continuing to provide support as safely as possible to women and children affected by domestic abuse. Call the freephone helpline on 0808 800 0028.

Refuge’s freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline is open.  If you’re scared of your partner and want to speak confidentially, the expert team are there for you. You can also request a call back at a time that’s safe for you alone.

Parks and Open Spaces

Birmingham Open Spaces Forum (BOSF) is a network organisation that aims to bring together all the people in Birmingham with an interest in our parks & open spaces and to support the many volunteers who add so much value to the city’s open spaces. Members from Moseley Ward include: Friends of Cannon Hill Park; Chamberlain Highbury Trust; Highbury Orchard; Friends of Highbury Park; Holders Lane & Pebble Mill Fields; Holders Woods Conservation; Moor Green Allotments ; Friends of Moseley Bog & Joys Wood;  Moseley Park & Pool; Friends of Windermere Fields.

 Homelessness and Housing

Moseley Alternative Giving Campaign offers small grants to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to assist them with securing or sustaining accommodation.

www.streetlink.org.uk –   or by calling 0800 880 7157. Refer anyone rough sleeping to the Homeless Outreach Team.  Trident Reach provide a 24/7 outreach support.  

Tenants in rented accommodation experiencing issues can seek help through the Acorn Union.

Business Support

Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce  has some very good advice on their website.  You don’t need to be a member to sign up for their newsletters.

The Federation of Small Businesses  also offers support to SME’s and issues a newsletter.

Locally Kings Heath BID   offers member businesses and support

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