New Heights – Warren Farm Community Project: A registered charity since 2004 aiming to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged members of Kingstanding community and promote social cohesion.
The objectives of the charity set out in its constitution lodged with the Charity Commission are to:
- Reduce isolation of older people living within the area & promote their independence health & well-being.
- Work with younger people supporting their development needs & helping them to raise their aspirations addressing social & health issues.
- Work alongside vulnerable parents helping them to face the challenges of parenthood & personal & social development.
- Support those who are ill & their carers.
With significant support from Christ the King parish, our dedicated staff and volunteers ensure local people are at the heart of everything we do. As a charity we need to be self-sufficient & raise our own funds to deliver activities. We always welcome help for our local community to be able to continue our work.
Base: St. John’s Centre, 124 Warren Farm Road, B44 0QN
New Heights Community Cafe, 108 Warren Farm Road, B44 0QN
Contact Tel: 0121 386 4345
Maryvale Community Project: Providing services designed to meet these needs of the local community. Activities include a weekly lunch club, home visiting service, telephone befriending service and Sunshine Club for adults with learning disabilities.
Base: Maryvale Community Centre, Old Oscott Hill, Birmingham B44 9SR Tel: 382 3590
Kingstanding Food Community: A community run charity dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of local residents through the provision of a community cafe. Offering volunteering opportunities, a community allotment, a cookery school and opportunities to learn new crafts.
Base: Dulwich Rd, Kingstanding B44 0EW Tel: 0121 683 1140
YMCA Sutton Coldfield:Providing a variety of programmes and services for young people in the North Birmingham area, including; youth clubs, support and respite services for young carers, affordable housing provision and much needed outreach work.
Inspired by our Christian values the team of dedicated staff and volunteers ensure that young people, children and their families within the local community are at the heart of their work.
Tel: 0121 354 5614
Lakeside Children’s Centre: Working with local families with children under 5 years, providing information, advice and a wide range of services including help with returning to work, finding childcare, family support, family health.
Base: Lakeside Children’s Centre, Lakes Road, Wyrley Birch, B23 7UH Tel: 0121 386 615
Urban Devotion Birmingham: Supporting children and young people in gaining self-esteem, positive aspirations and resilience to overcome the challenges. Delivering personal development programmes and mentoring.
Base: 148 Witton Lodge Rd, Birmingham B23 5AP Tel: 0121 350 9370
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: urbandevotion.org
Social Media: facebook.com/urbandevotion or twitter.com/urbandevotion
Heart of England Community Foundation: Supporting community projects and initiatives by working closely with our donors to support ambitions and goals and channelling donations to most effectively tackle local issues and needs.
Witton Lodge Community Association: Community Association and Community Landlord, established in 1994 by residents in Perry Common, as a response to the announcement that 908 houses would be demolished. Today they have nearly 200 homes, including a 40 apartment Extra Care Scheme, Sycamore Court and provide support with Jobs and employment Skills, Environmental Projects and positive lifestyles.
Base: 87 Witton Lodge Rd, Birmingham B23 5JD Tel:0121 382 19300121 382 1930
Kingstanding Regeneration Trust (KRT): Formed in 2007 to support local residents “to be the change they want to see”, and maximise the potential of community assets and projects. Delivering services that help people gain new skills, achieve qualifications, find work, reduce isolation, improve their health and well-being and become more active in their community. The Trust is governed by local activists who want to harness local knowledge, and enthusiasm, in order to empower local residents to make sense of the issues which affect their lives and respond appropriately through empowerment and active participation. KRT also works to encourage partnership working between local organisations, in order to tackle issues collaboratively at a community level.
Base: KRT Office, Kingstanding Wellbeing Centre, Dulwich Road, B44 0EW
St Martin’s Church: Offering activities and services for children and adults of all ages. Helping older adults stay connected, active and happy through social care projects such as tea dances, trips, film afternoons, lunch club and much more.
Base: St Martin’s Social Care Project, 140 Witton Lodge Road, Perry Common, Birmingham, B23 5AP
Tel: 0121 382 7555
Web: http://www.elimlifechurch.co.uk Email: email@example.com
Spirit of Kingstanding
A forum of representatives from Kingstanding community organisations & churches focusing on development and partnership working to improve support services for local residents. The forum is supported by the Heart of England Community Foundation. Current members include:
Kingstanding Regeneration Trust
New Heights Warren Farm Community Project
St. Martin’s Church
Urban Devotion Birmingham
Kingstanding Food Community
Witton Lodge Community Association
Lakeside Family Centre
Christ the King Church
St. Luke’s Church
St. Mark’s Church
Elim Life Church
If you wish to join Spirit of Kingstanding Partnership please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org