To support communities to be resilient, e.g.:
To be aware of their strengths and their challenges.
Participatory and self-sustaining, with active and networked residents.
Engaged in solution-focused work to develop and deliver bespoke responses at a neighbourhood level.
Helping communities thrive through research, community led innovation, social innovation, ventures & investment.
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Black Country Impact
Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm. Free training and help finding work with Black Country Impact. If you are aged 16-29 and live in the Black Country, we can: help you find a job, support you to find a college or further education course and offer free training to help develop the skills you need.
Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Highlights funding opportunities & advice on support for the local communities, and young person’s community projects, all information can be found on the web links below. Volunteering opportunities are also available.
Youth of Walsall
Youth forum that empowers young people 11 - 18 to hear their voice. Real Knives Real Lives - A campaign set up by Youth of Walsall to help combat knife crime.
Open Mon-Fri 8am-5pm. Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is a clinically led membership organisation set up to monitor local health Services in order to meet the needs of Walsall residents.
Walsall Pub watch is a scheme set up with the aim to reduce crime and disorder in pubs and clubs. Supported by the police, it is a national initiative, which is proved to reduce violence and other types of criminal acts such as vandalism. The scheme works by creating links between Walsall licensees and Local Authorities and allowing information to be passed quickly between each other, Such as the identity of troublemakers. It also provides a forum where licensees can share problems and solutions.
Walsall Housing Group
Walsall housing Group is the leading supplier of housing in the Walsall Borough, WHG links into other housing providers in a joint effort to provide housing for all those requiring accommodation in and around the Walsall area, to suit their needs.
Consumer Advice and Protection for residents and businesses. Trading Standards protect the interests of local consumers and businesses. We enforce consumer protection legislation by inspecting business premises, 'mystery shopping' exercises, undertaking surveys and dealing with consumer complaints. Our main functions include:
Product safety - we check and test goods to see if they comply with safety standards (for example, toys)
Quality - we check that food meets specific labelling and compositional requirements
Fair trading - we check that goods and services are described correctly (for example, second-hand cars)
Metrology - we examine and test weights, measures and equipment used by traders (for example, shop scales)
Business advice - we provide friendly, courteous, impartial advice and assistance to local businesses, please visit our trading standards pages
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Walsall Refugee & Asylum Seeker Support Association
Provides practical support for Asylum Seekers, Refugees and other migrants in need who are staying or resident within the borough of Walsall. The help includes provision of basic necessities (Food, transport, etc.) and befriending. They do not provide immigration or legal advice.