* For resources intended to support community groups to resume activities following the pandemic please follow this LINK *
Community, voluntary and faith sectors, health, family support, social work, police, education, social care, early year’s providers and GPs are committed to working together to offer local help following the Covid 19 outbreak. Birmingham City Council and BVSC are leading efforts to make it easier for people to get the support they need in the neighbourhoods where they live through a number of initiatives including:
Accord Housing Association is the lead partner for NNS and Early Help for families in the Hall Green Constituency.
The Hall Green Communities Team is working across Moseley, Kings Heath & Brandwood Sparkhill, Sparkbrook, Balsall Heath and Hall Green to support people of all ages in diverse communities.
NHS COVID-19 App
On the 24th September 2020 the NHS COVID-19 app was launches as part of the governments large scale coronavirus
(COVID-19) testing and contact tracing programme. In England the programme is called the NHS Test and Trace service, and in Wales it is named the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect service. The app will be used, alongside traditional contact tracing, to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus. For more information on the app download the PDF linked below.
Important Information Regarding Local Coronavirus Restrictions
From Tuesday 15th of September 2020 new Coronavirus restrictions came into place in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull. Below we have complied a list of trusted information resources to keep you up to date on what the changes mean for you in Hall Green.
Local Birmingham Solihull Sandwell Guidance
Birmingham City Council FAQ
Q&A from Justin Varney on Birmingham Live site
The Rule of Six regulations
COVID-19 Community Update Archive
During the height of the Coronavirus pandemic our team produced fortnightly community updates with the latest news,support, resources, service changes and guidance related to Covid 19 operating restrictions in Hall Green and across the wider City. As we ease out of lockdown measures the focus of our community update has shifted, but you can view our archived Covid-19 Community Updates linked below.
Whilst lockdown restrictions are gradually easing, we understand that circumstances have changed for many and continued help support is needed by many Hall Green children, families and older citizens.
Covid 19 Mutual Aid Groups
Moseley Together – creating networks in Moseley to support those unable to leave the house by shopping or collecting prescription and befriending.
Kings Heath Volunteer Network – Kings Heath Volunteers Network aims to offer support and assistance to elderly and vulnerable members of the community.
Hall Green north/Sparkhill Covid Volunteer Group – aims to offer support and assistance to elderly and vulnerable members of the community.
Balsall Heath Covid 19 Mutual Aid – local volunteers supporting the community in Balsall Heath, making sure everyone has what they need to help them get through the Covid-19 crisis.