Charities based at Community House

The charities currently based within offices at Community House include:

  • Barn 1Bromsgrove and Redditch Network (BARN)

BARN is a network supporting voluntary and community organisations across Bromsgrove and Redditch.
They’re the voice of the voluntary sector, supporting local communities, and helping with networking, information, funding and volunteering. As the local Council for Voluntary Service, BARN also runs the Volunteer Centre for Bromsgrove and Redditch. They also host Bromsgrove and Redditch Open Spaces and run the BURT community minibus across Bromsgrove District.

Tel: 01527 60282

  •  Home-Start North East Worcestershire

Home-Start is one of the leading family support charities in the UK. The North-East Worcestershire branch helps families with young children deal with the challenges they face. They support parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children.

Tel: 01527 62819

  • Redditch Talking Newspaper And Support Fund

The Redditch Talking Newspaper And Support Fund produces an audio version of the Redditch Advertiser newspaper, and other relevant news, every week. The recordings are sent to blind, partially sighted and disabled people who live locally. They are provided with digital audio players so that they can then listen to the local news and any useful local or national information on social matters, the community, safety, environment, transport and leisure.

Tel: 01527 451292

  • Bluwave

Bluwave run a Community Transport service for Redditch and Bromsgrove and surrounding areas using volunteer drivers to take clients to hospital appointments, doctors, dentists, opticians and care homes. They also provide transport for people to attend social appointments, such as a weekly clubs or to even visit a friend.

Tel: 01527 759659

  •  Redditch Common Neighbourhood Trust (RCNT)

Redditch Common Neighbourhood Trust (RCNT) was formed in 1988 and granted the lease of the former Territorial Army Drill Hall in Easemore Road, known as Community House. The building is run as a place for local community groups and charities to come together. All resident organisations are charities, and almost all users of the hall are either charities or community groups.

Tel: 01527 585884