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Brushstrokes Community Project

by Brushstrokes

About our activities / service

Accessibility details Fully accessible.
Opening hours Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9 am - 3 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 5 pm.
There is flexibility for early or late appointments if pre-arranged.

Opening days

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Brushstrokes mission statement, Welcome the Stranger, guides our work to help the most vulnerable members of our community as well as newly arrived families and individuals in Sandwell, West Birmingham and Dudley. #SHIP ESOL (English language support) including OETs and IELTs for overseas health professionals Digital skills Asylum Guides (peer mentoring service for newcomers) Outreach Food and Clothing bank plus baby essentials Advice and information: Universal Credit, Employment, Housing, Asylum, Immigration Volunteering Opportunities Social activities: Community Café and Place of Welcome, Women's Group, Men's Group, Music for Wellness, Welcome Wednesdays Games club

Staff qualifications Staff qualified to deliver the services of Brushstrokes.
Genders All
Age focus 18 year olds, 19-25 year olds, 26-65 year olds, 65+ year olds

About the organisation

Brushstrokes works with needy and deprived families in Smethwick. It provides clothing to the destitute, ESOL computer classes, parenting courses and there is a creche, but places are limited. Brushstrokes runs a Food bank on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 12 noon to 3 pm. On Friday, it runs a community meal from 12 noon to 2 pm. Foundation management partners: St Philips Roman Catholic Parish, Infant Jesus Sisters, Father Hudson's Society.

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