Local Access Centre
‘We give them an opportunity to develop’
Local Access Centre support a range of people across Birmingham by providing information, advice, guidance and referral services, helping users to obtain and enhance their skills.
Who are Local Access Centre?
Founded in 2006, Local Access Centre is committed to providing information, legal advice, guidance and referral services to local communities and facilitating the enhancement or obtainment of skills. Based in Digbeth, they aim to empower local communities to access services and support to improve their quality of life and maintain independence.
Their services are open to everyone, but specialise in supporting people with disabilities, ethnic minority communities and those with long term health conditions. Aiming to promote social inclusion, increasing independence and improving quality of life.
They’re focused on helping their beneficiaries access a better quality of life. This includes greater independence for vulnerable groups and better services and facilities for information, advice and guidance, plus tackling unemployment with work placements and employment training.
If successful, what will you use your LoveBrum funding for?
Funding from LoveBrum will help Local Access Centre to train volunteers, helping to provide support for their users and beneficiaries. The funding will also help to provide further workshops, one to ones, team and focus groups, in our to develop and enhance skills within the local community.
£2,000 would enable Local Access Centre to train volunteers, supporting up to 10 beneficiaries.
Where can people go to find out more about Local Access Centre?
Devia Surti, Director
Tel: 0121 690 0787