This interactive website run by the National Youth Agency (NYA) is a tool for practitioners, policy makers and young people to share the challenges and issues surrounding the 'Aiming High for Young People' ten year strategy for young people
The Askability website was inspired by The Children's Society Solihull branch when they decided that there was a need for a website which was presented entirely in symbol to enable children with learning disabilities to become informed about ongoing current affairs and also create a central forum for children to express their views and opinions.
Aspire Active Camps provide Ofsted registered, enjoyable, action-packed school holiday courses for children aged 5 to 16 years old. The aim is to get children active and build their confidence through sports and other activities they may be interested in trying.
bayc is a Birmingham association that works to create opportunities for change in the lives of young people and the communities they live in.
Be Birmingham is Birmingham's local strategic partnership and brings together partners from the business, community, voluntary and faith sectors to deliver a better Birmingham.
The Be Heard database has been developed for Be Birmingham, the city’s local strategic partnership, by Birmingham City Council’s corporate policy and performance team.
This website will help you find out about opportunities to make a difference to your city.
The Development Agencies Network brings together local development agencies supporting voluntary and community organisations in Birmingham.
Birmingham Grid for Learning (BGfL) hosts resources for learners, parents/carers, school staff and governors in Birmingham.
The Birmingham Health and Wellbeing Partnership (BHWP) is one of the seven core partnerships in the Be Birmingham Strategic Partnership.
Birmingham Local Involvement Network (LINk) is an independent body that listens to your views and concerns about health and social care and works with you to bring about positive change.
BPCN support the sector to create environments that enable children to experience the sort of play opportunities and experiences that have been lost from daily life. BPCN provide support to member childcare settings (commonly also known as after school clubs, out of school clubs and playcare schemes) across Birmingham with guidance, information and training to enable them to deliver the best possible play service.
b:RAP works to achieve a society which is more equitable and confident in its diversity by helping people, communities and the organisations that serve them to turn equality into reality.
Brook offer free and confidential sexual health services, including contraception, pregnancy testing, STI testing and treatment, unplanned pregnancy support and counselling, for any issue, to young people across the West Midlands, who are under 25.
Brighter Futures is the name that describes the strategy in Birmingham for improving the lives of all the city's children and young people.
A practitioner-led network of agencies and enterprises involved in the social economy in Birmingham and Solihull.
The Regulator for Charities in England and Wales.
Children England, formerly known as NCVCCO, is the leading membership organisation and collective voice for the children, young people and families voluntary sector.
The purpose of the Counselling Directory is to provide a counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This is a free, confidential service that will hopefully encourage those in distress to seek help. The website also contains a number of sections on emotional disorders (types of distress section) and provides some useful statistics.
The CRB's aim is to help organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors by identifying candidates who may be unsuitable to work with children or other vulnerable members of society.
Through the CTX (Charity Technology Exchange) programme, eligible UK-based charities are able to choose from over 170 donated or discounted technology products from Partners such as Microsoft, Symantec and Cisco. The products include operating system software and server software, security software and hardware products such as switches, routers, wireless equipment and firewalls. Charities are required to pay a small Administrative Fee to cover the costs of the programme.
Dartington-i, a sister of Dartington Social Research Unit, works with Birmingham City Council and other forward-looking children's services organisations in the United Kingdom, Europe and North America to secure better outcomes for children.
The Department for Education was formed on 12 May 2010 and is responsible for education and children's services.
Public health, adult social care, and the NHS
Are you looking for extra support and guidance in order to be confident when involving disabled children and young people in participation and decision-making activities? The Children's Society have developed this website to provide you with all the resources, information and support you need to ensure young people's views wishes and feelings are heard.
EQUIP is an NHS gateway to quality health and social care information for the West Midlands public.
Envision is an educational youth charity who work with young people helping them to realise their capacity to make a positive difference. Envision’s flagship programme supports 16-19 year olds from schools and colleges in Birmingham, Leeds and London, helping them design their own local community projects tackling issues ranging from street crime to climate change.
Funding Central is a free smart website for the whole voluntary and community sector, including social enterprise, providing access to thousands of funding and finance opportunities, plus a wealth of tools and resources supporting organisations to develop sustainable income strategies appropriate to their needs.
Growing Up in the West Midlands, G:up for short, exists to develop the West Midlands as a region that respects and acts upon the needs, interests and aspirations of children and young people, and the voluntary and community organisations that work with them.
The Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA) has been created to help prevent unsuitable people from working with children and vulnerable adults.
If you are a parent or carer of a disabled child, or a healthcare professional looking for ideas, advice and information about daily living equipment from a source you can trust, you've come to the right place! We at the Disabled Living Foundation do NOT sell any products but we CAN help you find the people that do!
The Mentoring and Befriending Foundation aims to ensure that mentoring and befriending are at the centre of current and future national volunteering strategies.
NAVCA is the national voice of local support and development organisations in England. NAVCA champions and strengthens voluntary and community action by supporting its members in their work with over 160,000 local charities and community groups.
The National Youth Agency (NYA) aims to advance youth work to promote young people's personal and social development, and their voice, influence and place in society.
The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) is the largest umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in England. NCVO gives voice and support to civil society
On the Oneplace website you can see how local public services are performing in England, if they provide value for money and where they could improve.
NHS West Midlands is the Strategic Health Authority for the West Midlands. Strategic Health Authorities were created on 1 July 2006 to lead the regional National Health Service. Strategic Health Authorities are a key link between the Department of Health and the local NHS.
Participation Works is a consortium of six leading children and young people's organisations that provides expert advice to anyone wanting to give a voice to children and young people.
The Places Database provides access to a broad range of statistical data and information at several geographic levels across England (e.g. Cities, City Regions, Town Centres, Local Authorities and Regions).
Playtrain provides hands-on training, creative children's consultations and research for organisations and individuals working with children.
The Prince's Trust was founded in 1976 by The Prince of Wales. The Trust has become the UK's leading youth charity, offering a range of opportunities including training, personal development, business start up support, mentoring and advice.
The Safe Network help to keep children safe when taking part in activities - from after school art clubs to weekend reading groups and more - outside the home.
Skill: National Bureau for Students with Disabilities is a national charity promoting opportunities for young people and adults with any kind of impairment in post-16 education, training and employment.
Stechford Youth Network is a voluntary organisation established in March 2006 to reduce antisocial behaviour, crime and to improve representation amongst young people. These aims can be achieved by working proactively within communities and focusing on preventative measures that are educational whilst also being fun.
NHS Supply2Health is an online resource that advertises opportunities to provide Part B clinical services commissioned by the NHS in England.
SUSTAiN's main aim is to develop and deliver a plan that secures a long-term vibrant future for Voluntary & Community organisations operating in Solihull.
As one of the members of the development agency network, South West Birmingham Community Association (SWBCA) aim to work in many ways to promote the voluntary and community sector. SWBCA provide services for not for profit organisations in the Edgbaston and Northfield areas.
The Third Sector Assembly is a long-term association of existing and future third sector networkst brought together by BVSC to improve communication across the sector, to grow its ability to influence and to improve relationships with the public sector.
Established in 1936, the National Council for Voluntary Youth Services (NCVYS) is a diverse and growing network of over 180 national organisations and regional and local networks.
v is the name of the independent charity championing youth volunteering in England. v exists to inspire a new generation of young volunteers (aged 16-25) in England and enable a lasting change in the quality, quantity and diversity of youth volunteering.
The West Midlands Public Health Observatory works to improve the health of the public in the region and reduce health inequalities by providing intelligence, developing public health capacity and acting as advocates for both.