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General Support (GS)

Under general Support heading, the following is a list of the activities that Care Link West Midlands does on behalf of its target group:

  • One to one support
  • Advice, information and guidance
  • Advocacy
  • Help with benefit claims
  • Assistance with the completion of forms and other paperwork
  • Referral for legal advice
  • Help in gaining access to other services
  • Assistance in accessing health or other treatment service if needed
  • Assistance in setting up support with other clients in similar position
  • Life coaching
  • Counselling and emotional support
  • Advice on employment issues
  • Assistance for clients to acquire advocacy skills
  • Information on hardship grants, help with budgeting and advice on money matters
  • Information on training college courses
  • Housing accommodation advice


Membership is open to individuals over eighteen or organisations who are approved by the Trustees.

The Trustees may only refuse an application for membership if, acting reasonably and properly, they consider it to be in the best interests of the Charity to refuse the application. There is a membership application available. A copy of this application may be requested by phoning our office on 0121 565 2612.

The Trustees will inform the applicant in writing of the reasons for the refusal within twenty-one days of the decision.

Once membership is approved, the details of the new member will be kept in our register of names and addresses of the members which is made available to any member upon request.

Charity information

Central Africa Refugee Link is a Company Limited by Guarantee. Registered in England No. 6218206 Charity Reg. No. 1109505.

Registered Office: Central Africa Refugee Link, 91 Hurst Road, Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands, B67 6LY, UK.

Tel/Fax: 0121 565 2612

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Care Link West Midlands was established  16th October 2004

We are not a grant making organization.