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<span style="color: #ffffff!important;"><span class="PhototextTitle">Winter Heroes</span><br>See our Volunteering section for further details</span><span style="color: #f7f7f7!important;"><span class="PhototextTitle">Advice and Information</span><br>Helping you to find what you need</span><span style="color: #ffffff!important;"><span class="PhototextTitle">Learning new skills</span><br>Encouragement to try new things</span><span style="color: #505753!important;"><span class="PhototextTitle">Working with Older People</span><br>Improving the quality of the lives of older people.</span>
Winter Heroes
See our Volunteering section for further details

Our Services

We offer a wide range of services to support Older people their families and carers with Information, Advice and practical support.  We even have a Tradepersons and Handyman Directory with vetted tradespeople for your peace of mind.

Advice & Information

We provide a wide variety of Advice and Information on many issues from staying in your home longer to coping with illness or debt. Take a look at this section for help with all things to improve the quality of older people's lives.  
                     

Products

By buying products or services from Age Concern Birmingham (affiliated to advant~age), you will be helping us to raise income that will allow us to continue to provide services designed to improve the quality of life for local older people.
 









WELCOME

Age Concern Birmingham is a local charity, committed to the people and communities surrounding Birmingham. We started delivering services over 25 years ago and since then, with the help and support of local people we have grown, whilst always retaining our focus on excelling in meeting the needs of older people and others in need.


We are particularly adept in the provision of direct services for older adults but recognise the benefits of a holistic approach. In supporting those who care for older adults and those who may experience hardship in later life, we can make a positive contribution to the lives of current and future older adults.

Age Concern Birmingham is rooted in the ethos of being a local charity for local people.  We will always strive to retain our individuality and we are not aligned to, or any part of, a large organisation. This allows us to be responsive, flexible and close to the ground.

As a trusted name we receive many different forms of requests for assistance and we always endeavour to help.  We still visit people in their own homes because this is what matters if you are alone, housebound, isolated or distressed.  Our staff spend many hours of their time in listening to the people we serve and taking action to make their lives better.  We are constantly striving to become more proactive in our work and more responsive in alleviating problems when they arise.

Our staff and volunteers are passionate, committed and dedicated.  They go home knowing they have made a positive impact on the people we work with and come back the next day ready and determined to go again.

To survive and flourish we will continue to grow but wherever we work and whatever we do, it will be for the benefit of the local community.  The income we raise will be re-invested towards making life better for older adults.

This is what sets us apart, this is what makes us different and this is what we can achieve together. 


We hope you enjoy using this site and we welcome any feedback or questions that you may have.  If you have any difficulty or can not find what you are looking for, do feel free to complete an online enquiry form or give our friendly team a call on 0121 296 2443 or send us a direct email to info@ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk
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***Voluntary Trustees Needed***

Age Concern Birmingham is looking to expand its Trustee Board.  General life experience is seen to be of high importance, with qualifications as secondary. Meetings are held quarterly during office hours at ACB’s Boldmere office.  Click here to view the 'role outline'.

For an informal talk with the Chief Executive to find out more about this rewarding voluntary position, please contact Louise Crouch in the first instance on 0121 362 3650 or lcrouch@ageconcernbirmingham.org.uk.
 
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    FIRSTCALL TRADESPERSON
  

Now is the time your leaves begin to fall and bare branches begin to appear,  the colourful flowerbeds are no longer so colourful.  Why not have your hedges trimmed to keep them compact and bushy or lay some new plants from the previous year’s cuttings.

Whatever the plan or whatever you need to help you with your garden, including clearances or tree cutting, we can help!

Call Age Concern Birmingham’s Firstcall Tradesperson service for free advice or a no obligation quote to cover all of your gardening needs

Firstcall Tradesperson - 0121 262 3020

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Powers of Attorney and other Legal Services
 
For some time now, Age Concern Birmingham has been facilitating Powers of Attorney through our in house legal advisor service.  It has been extremely popular and due to this we are now increasing the legal services available to our clients and customers.  As usual everything we offer is with our advisor who has over 25 years experience in law, both as a practitioner and as an examiner and lecturer in the subject of powers of attorney.  She is fully versed in dealing with all aspects of law relating to older people, being  a member of The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners and currently serving on their Mental Capacity Special Interest Group Committee.  She is an external examiner for trainee solicitors and lawyers and has written material on the subject of powers of attorney as well as lectured widely on it.

In addition to powers of attorney we can now offer the provision of Wills, Probate, Deputyship and applications to the Court of Protection with all of these services being available from March 2014.  Appointments will be available on Fridays at our offices in Boldmere. In order to make an appointment please contact Karen Knight on 0121 362 3650 or by email at the following address legal@ageconcernbirmingnam.org.uk.


As always, Age Concern Birmingham will provide excellent advice and detailed knowledge at a minimal possible cost.  To find out more information please click on the left menu of this page to access additional information and an indicative price list for the services available.

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