The Active Wellbeing Society are jointly working with partner organisations across the city to support those most in need during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Action is required to ensure those who are vulnerable and in need are supported by individuals and communities. The coronavirus is already impacting those with underlying health conditions. Like every crisis, working class-families and people on low-incomes are also likely to suffer the most.

Our Focus

With the will and power of organisations and volunteers, we are working to coordinate collective responses. We want to work collectively with fellow brummies to make sure we all get through this together and help the less privileged during these challenging times.

We are looking to

  1. Distribute food to those who need it most, both individuals and community groups.
  2. Refocus our work to ensure we are able to provide comfort and support to people who are self isolating through phone calls and other virtual options.

This is a worrying time and we are looking to work with community organisations and volunteers to ensure everyone gets the support and supplies they need. We are working closely with following trusted local partners

How your organisation can support

If you are interested in supporting and working with us, please contact us via below pages. Alternatively you can email support@theaws.org or call 0121 728 7030 during office hours . You can also message us on FacebookInstagram or Twitter or post your positive news stories using #BrumTogether

If you need support

People who are self isolating or organisations looking for support can also contact us via the below pages, or calling 0121 728 7030 during office hours. Please note this support is only available for Birmingham residents currently, but keep an eye on this page for future updates.

If you live in Solihull and require help: Older people can call Age UK Solihull on 0121 704 7840. People of all ages can call Solihull Community Advice Hub on 0121 709 7590.

If you live in Sandwell, the council has written to all of its residents. If you have no existing help in your area and there is an urgent need, please call the Council’s Emergency Helpline on 0121 569 2266.