We exist to harness people power in Birmingham
to help build a more inclusive and dynamic city

What we do

BVSC works to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Birmingham and we believe that the key to this is found in our communities.



Become a volunteer

Volunteering involves spending time, unpaid, doing something that is of benefit to others or the environment.



Our Impact


Social cost benefit of The Lead Worker Peer Mentor Programme.


Birmingham citizens have participated in activities that reduce social isolation.


Clients with multiple and complex needs and a history of rough sleeping supported into Housing First Tenancies

BVSC Research Unit

Research & Consultancy; Evaluation; Analysis; and Learning.



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Latest events

  • Building your Bid Library

    On Monday 20th September we will begin with the topic ‘Building your Bid Library’. A Bid Library is a crucial competence for organisations wishing to successfully respond to tenders and write winning grant applications.  Read more

  • How can you involve citizens in changing and improving local areas

    How can you support and develop active citizens? Find out how a project in Birmingham involved local people to improve their local area. Read more

  • Changing needs: what do we know and how do we respond?

    There is growing concern about a tsunami of need as the full effects of covid-19 come to be realised. Understanding the latest national and local evidence on issues such as poverty, unemployment, debt and mental health within our communities is vital to inform our thinking about future responses. Read more