Carer Services

Health and Wellbeing Support

In addition to Birmingham Carers Hub’s wellbeing support, Carers can also access health checks, therapeutic gardening and drama classes.

All Saints Youth Project

All Saints Youth Project provides youth activities, inclusive support for adults with additional needs, family support and one-to-one counselling and support. Their services don’t just end when the doors to the building shut. Staff don’t stop supporting young people and their families when office hours end. Support has no timetable and at All Saints who make sure they’re available across a multitude of platforms to engage with the people who need them.

New Project: The Carer Space at All Saints

This new project will provide additional services for Carers currently connected to All Saints and will reach out to young and sibling Carers providing them with:

  • A drop-In service: one day a week where Carers can meet with a support worker.
  • Monthly Support groups: An Asian women’s Carer’s group and a kinship group to support the varied family members who are acting as carers.
  • Respite care: One 3 day residential per year for young people and one for young adults with disabilities. Attendees will connect with others and have fun and Carers will have space and time to take a breath, relax, spend time on things they may not normally be able to do.
  • Autism 360 and Non-violent resistance training courses: Carers will learn new ideas about issues or experiences that apply directly to them.
  • Eight family fun days per year in the school holidays. Providing affordable opportunities for families to join with others for games, activities, entertainment and food.

Contact details:
0121 443 1842

Community Enterprise Growth CIC

Community Enterprise Growth CIC is a grassroot organisation that has developed a unique approach of delivering and breaking barriers amongst minority ethnic groups. Communities from different cultural backgrounds are brought together in a safe space to build confidence, improve emotional, physical and mental health through drama activities.

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Carers are invited to join weekly classes that use drama as a way to bring them together to feel involved, develop confidence and become independent whilst improving mental health, wellbeing, finances, education and employment.

The emphasis is on coming together and not on drama ability or skill, these sessions are for all Carers and will give participants the opportunity to engage with others, make friends and be socially active.

Contact details:
07411 555 535

Gateway Family Services

Gateway Family Services is a Birmingham based Community Interest organisation, who works to support individuals and communities to improve their health and
wellbeing and address health inequalities. Since 2006, Gateway has supported a wide range of people to make positive changes and achieve their goals, using a flexible, tailored approach.

New Project: Carers @ Heart

This project offers support to understand each Carer’s unique health needs and offer guidance on accessing necessary support. This service provides a one-on-one Lifestyle Check for Carers, focusing on key health areas such as Blood Pressure and BMI. The checks aim to assist Carers in:

1. Enhancing Physical Health: Understand and improve your physical health while identifying potential risks.
2. Guidance for Health Improvement: Obtain advice on addressing identified risks and improving overall health.
3. Well-being Recommendations: Receive recommendations for activities supporting physical and mental well-being.
4. Dedicated Well-being Time: Allow Carers dedicated time to focus on their well-being needs.

Contact details:
0121 456 7820


Spurgeons supports marginalised and disadvantaged children, young people and their families. Spurgeons’ mission is ‘to provide support for children, young people and families who are experiencing difficulties or challenges so that they can have a better present and a hopeful future’.

New Project: Young Carers Counselling service

This new service will deliver counselling sessions to Young Carers across Birmingham in order to improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing, as well as improving family relationships / home lives / education, and increasing awareness of who to contact in times of crisis. This is an extension of our current services for Young Carers provided by Spurgeons.

BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) registered counsellors will deliver sessions online, at Spurgeons’ premises or a convenient location for the Young Carer such as a school or community centre that they are comfortable with.

The counsellor will work with the Young Carer to carry out individual assessments, customised goal setting and tailored interventions to address specific challenges faced by each child.

Contact details
0121 638 0876

Anyone can make a referral by completing the referral form via the website link above and sending it via email.

Thrive Birmingham

Thrive Birmingham offers therapeutic gardening programmes to people with a defined health, social or educational need in the old TV gardens in King’s Heath Park as well as various outreach  projects in the wider community.

New Project: ‘Carers connect to Gardening’

This new service is designed for Carers to be able to take time out in nature and have space and support for their own health and wellbeing. This is a city-wide service and Carers can attend a free 16-week (1/2 day) accessible and inclusive horticultural therapy programme. This will typically mean spending time in the beautiful gardens, learning new gardening skills and meeting other Carers. This service assists Carers with:

Physical and Psychological Benefits: Offering meaningful activities with benefits to physical and psychological well-being.

Connection to Nature: Providing an opportunity to connect with nature for relaxation, hope, and purpose.

Skill Development and New Friendships: Encouraging skill development, boosting self-confidence, and fostering

Contact details:
0121 293 4531