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1: Nechells Pod (28 Oliver Street, Nechells, B7 4NX) 


What can they help me with? 

Regular safe and well check, signposting you to other services that can help you such as food collections, essential items and emergency drop-offs.

Contact Rachel Perks or Nora Flynn on 0121 681 2173 / 07305 862 545 , email contact@nechellspod.com / rachel.perks@nechellspod.co.uk or go to www.nechellspod.com or www.facebook.com/Nechellspod

2: Free@Last Charity (49 Nechells Park Road)


What can they help me with?

  • A Café five days a week, between 10am and 2pm, where food is half price for local residents (proof needed).
  • A carrier bag full of groceries for £2.
  • Access to the Nechells & Aston Foodbank.
  • Debt and benefit advice.

All other services are halted. Masks must be worn in the centre, unless eating in the café. They are closed from 25th August to the 2nd September.

Call 0121 327 5959 or email info@freeatlast.st or go to https://www.freeatlast.st


3: West Midlands Fire Service


What can they help me with?

Dropping off food supplies, collecting and delivering medicines. Call Mark Fellows (North) on 0800 389 5525.


4: Aston and Nechells Food Bank

What can they help me with?

Help with food support and access. Contact Rosemary Cripps, Coordinator, on 07384 213621.


5: Birmingham Settlement

What can they help me with?

Money Advice Team offering debt and welfare benefit advice. Call 0121 250 0765 or email money.advice@bsettlement.org.uk

Early Years (Children and Families) information and support, contact Maxine Reid by emailing childrenandfamilies@bsettlement.org.uk


6: CRUSE Bereavement Care

What can they help me with?

Provide free care and bereavement counselling to people suffering from grief. Call 0800 808 1677 or email helpline@cruse.org.uk

Monday – Friday 9.30am – 5pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am – 8pm

Weekends 10am – 2pm  on 0121 687 8010 or email birmingham@cruse.org.uk

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