• HANDSWORTH ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS

    Community Wellbeing

  • HANDSWORTH ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS

    Community Wellbeing

  • HANDSWORTH ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS

    Community Wellbeing

Winter Warm

Winter survival packs from the Handsworth Association of Schools

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Winter survival packs, tailored emergency food packages and bedtime care packages will be distributed to vulnerable families to help them keep warm as the temperatures drop every winter. HAOS wants to help ensure that vulnerable families do not go hungry or without essential items.

Our campaign comes as the Department of Energy and Climate Change estimates thousands of homes in Birmingham will be in fuel poverty this year as the impact of Covid takes hold. Fuel poverty, when a household has to spend more than ... read the full story »»

Community Connectors

Part of the Early Help Team

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Community Connectors

Community Connectors are professional based in the ten localities across Birmingham. They sit within the Lead Voluntary Sector Organisation in each locality as part of the Locality Early Help Team.

HAOS has a team of 4 Community Connectors base at our Welford site and their main role is to train other professionals around Early Help so that they can in a timely way connect more families to community support and assets.  The aim is to facilitate families to get ... read the full story »»

Handsworth Association of Schools Foodbank

The Foodbank is Open

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HAOS Food Hub was set up in 1999 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.  We exist to support professionals with the resources to help families within the school community. We help with food, hygiene and care packages and to date have delivered thousands of these packages. We are hugely grateful for the extraordinary generosity showed by our food donation partners and our school staff and local community who have enabled us to provide this service.

Volunteers are the driving force behind our food hub ... read the full story »»

Our Funding Partners

Handsworth Association of Schools thanks our generous funding partners

hm gov community fund
lottery funded
Police Crime Commission
Reduce Violence
Ernest Cook
Aviva
Sandwell and Birmingham Hospital Trusts
NHS University Hospital Birmingham
near neighbours
Heart of England Building Society
Birmingham City Council
Greggs
BBC Children In Need
Heritage Lottery Fund
National Grid
Energy Savings Trust