We are open for residents to drop in on Monday afternoons and Tuesdays.
Parents and their children can come in for coffee/tea and we usually keep a stock of breakfast items which are all free. We provide a friendly safe area for parents and children to meet and play. We have a garden which provides a lovely area to relax in.
Parents can access advice and help, make friends, find out what is going on in the community and take part in activities. We have a washing machine, dryer and a cooker for people to use. All facilities are free and well used by the community.
Poverty and the effects on the family remain the biggest issue in this community. Therefore, many of our initiatives are designed to ease the burden of low income and the consequences that poverty brings. On Wednesday there is an advice drop-in and a number of projects provide a wider service that residents can access.
During our advice drop in on a Wednesday, people can come in and get help from the Ladywood Community Advice for benefits and other associated problems, access the Ladywood Job Club to update CVs or look for work also get signposted to other agencies.
Families can also be referred for emergency help with fuel or food or advocacy help if they struggle to communicate with other agencies.
We also have links with the debt advisor in the Ladywood Credit Union and encourage residents to plan for longterm financial stability by helping them resolve debts.
Once a fortnight a worker from Severn Trent helps residents with water debt and grants.
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