Clubs and Schemes for the Elderly / Disabled

 

Age Concern

Age UK South Staffordshire Careline 01785 788 477

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/southstaffs/

Brewood At Home

South Staffordshire Council Offices, Wolverhampton Rd, Codsall: 01902 696000 (switchboard)

A charity-run shop catering in Assistive Technology, for all members of the community who need affordable low-level daily living aids for themselves or their family/friends/colleagues.

See the Bilbrook entry below for more information.

Bilbrook At Home

Bilbrook House, 10 Carter Avenue, Bilbrook  Open Fridays 9am to 1pm

A new service funded by Staffordshire County Council's Community Wellbeing Fund and supported by Staffordshire Health and Social Care.

Selling inexpensive items including: bottle / jar openers, audible reminders, non-slip mats, long-handled grabbers, foam kneeling mats, sock pairers, large wall clocks, long shoe horns, plug timers, back brushes, plug protectors and night lights.

Advice and try before you buy. Come in and discuss your needs or we can come to your group. For more information contact Emily Simmonds 01902 851675. info@sscva.org.uk

All profirs are reinvested into the project.

Brewood Old People's Welfare Committee

Contact: Sheila Wellsbury, 01902 843575.

Brewood & District Voluntary Car Scheme

To assist the elderly or disabled by providing transport to clinics, hospital or similar appointments at a modest charge with payment by cash or travel tokens. This is run from the Parish Council office in Stafford Street, Brewood, which is open from 9.30am to12.30pm Monday to Friday Tel: 01902 851786. An answerphone is available outside these hours. New voluntary drivers welcomed.

Darby and Joan Club

The Darby and Joan Club no longer exists.

Exercise Class

Exercise class for the over-60s at Brewood Middle School. A gentle exercise class targeting over 60’s, men and women. We will do a variety of different exercises, using resistance bands, balls etc, and even get the parachute out on occasions to keep the variety up. The classes are run by a fully trained instructor. Starting at 9.30, with free refreshments afterwards, the cost per class is just £2. For further information call Lisa Embrey on 01902 696683 or 0777 332 6373.

Library Services

Information on library services, including the mobile library, can be found here.

MIND

Mental health. Contact Keith Elder 01902 850060.

South Staffs CVA

South Staffordshire Council Offices, Wolverhampton Rd Codsall Tel: 01902 696000

‘Community and Voluntary Action’ -  providing free help to groups and organisations in South Staffordshire in various ways such as setting up groups, forming committees, writing constitutions and policies, finding and applying for funding and registering as a charity. For further information visit the Website: www.sscva.co.uk  or  E-mail:  volsec@sscvs.solice.co.uk