Useful links/contacts

On this page you can find everything you need to know about services in solihull, inlcuding mental health, sexual health, relationship advice, counselling, and bereavement services.

Useful contact page

 

Solihull Children’s Services

Chelmunds Place

858 Chester Road

Chelmsley Wood

Solihull

B37 7WG

Call- Main reception for Chelmunds is 0121 717 1473

CA16+ Duty number is 0121 717 1467

Email addresses:-

 

Opening Times
• Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 5.20pm
• Friday 8.45am to 4.30pm
• Closed Bank Holidays

Emergency Duty Team (EDT)

  • (For emergencies you can contact EDT outside of office hours, weekends and bank holidays)
  • Telephone 0121 605 6060
  • Advocacy for children and young people in care and care leavers aged
    up to 25 years.
    National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS)
    To get information, advice or advocacy contact them on
    Tel:  0808-8081001 (calls free from landlines)

Fostering team

https://socialsolihull.org.uk/fosteringandadoption/

Contact us

Telephone: 0800 073 0769

Email: ssplace@solihull.gov.uk

 

(NYAS) National Youth Advocacy ServiceContact NYAS yourself on

  • Email help@nyas.net
  • Visit website nyas.net
  • Call free phone 0808 808 1001

IRO – Independent review officer

Compliments and Complaints
If you are not happy about the services you have received from Children’s Services you can make a complaint. Try and talk to your social worker / PA before making a complaint as they may be able to help you resolve it straight away.

  • To make a complaint about the services you receive please make contact by:-
    Writing to
    Solihull MBC
    Business & Quality Team (Complaints)
    Manor Square
    Solihull B91 9QS
    Or
    Telephone no: 0121 704 8296
    Email: statutorycomplaints@solihull.gov.uk
    To find out more look on the website: http://www.solihull.gov.uk

Remember.

  • If you are unsure about anything or want some more information please speak to your social worker or Personal Advisor (PA). If you are over 21 years of age and do not have an allocated social worker or Personal Advisor (PA) please contact the Duty Worker at the Aspire Through Care Teams on telephone number 0121 788 4200.

Health support:

Looked after children (LAC) Nurse

  • mobile  07899956974
  • Email cope@nhs.net
  • Or 0121 746 4413 who can contact any of the team you may wish to contact.
  • You can also contact nurse Sally Scott on 07580 897 380

Other useful sites/links:

http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/

https://youngminds.org.uk/

www.nhs.uk/change4life

www.solihullactive.co.uk

http://aquarius.org.uk/birmingham-young-people/

Sexual health and relationships booklet

Umbrella Abuse Survivors Clinic

Umbrella Abuse Survivors Clinic

Kooth online counselling information

http://solihullbereavement.org/

http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Portals/0/FIS/parentsnetworkandother/Anti-Bullying.pdf

A-Z of services in Solihull and Birmingham- https://www.bsmhft.nhs.uk/our-services/services-a-to-z/

 

Careers support:

Solihull Specialist Careers Service (formerly Connexions)
Solihull Specialist Careers Service will provide a specialist careers guidance service for eligible young people who are, or have been in the care system from 13 years old up to their 25th birthday. To contact a specialist careers advisor:-
(0121) 770 1861
Or
Email: specialistcareers.serviceInfo@solihull.gov.uk
To find out more look on their website: solihull.gov.uk/connexion

 

The Learning Hub- Youth Promise Plus- secure Training and Employment within the NHS.

Call- 0121 697 8200

http://www.learninghub-uhb.co.uk

 

NEET Team – Independent travel training

Call- 0121 704 8069

Email- Neet.training@solihull.gov.uk

www.solihull.gov.uk/traveltraining

 

Employment Support (Employment and Skills Team)

Drop in centers to help with CV writing, vacancies, interview practice – Elmwood place/ Chelmsley Library and the Core Library

Call- 0121 704 8076

Email- employmentteam@solihull.gov.uk

 

Frame Academy- Bike maintenance project

Call- 07879111293

Email- leewatson@solihull.gov.uk

 

Solihull Fab Lab- free tutoring on technologies

Email- Solihullfablab@solihull.gov.uk

 

Disability Support

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Services available for children and young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities.

www.socialsolihull.org.uk/localoffer

 

Coreassets-

Offer a range of integrated services for families, disabled children and those struggling with education or in need of therapeutic support.

Call01527571620

Email childrens.services@coreassets.com

 

Other:

Support with bank accounts:

www.moneyadviuceservice.org.uk/en/articles/how-to-choose-the-right-bank-account

Support with Advance credit union:

www.advancecu.org.uk

Budgeting

Call- 0121 703 0945 (10am- 2pm Mon- Fri)

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

Solihull housing:

Call- 0121 717 1515

www.solihullcommunityhousing.org.uk

 

 

Hobbies, interests and things to do in Solihull and Birmingham:

 

https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g187061-Activities-Solihull_West_Midlands_England.html

https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/west-midlands/west-midlands/solihull

http://visitbirmingham.com/the-region/solihull/

https://www.familiesonline.co.uk/local/central-birmingham/in-the-know/what-s-on-activities-and-places-to-go-in-the-birmingham-area

 

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