The CULO consortium members are:
The Birmingham Disability Resource Centre (BDRC) is an organisation based in Yardley, Birmingham providing a range of independent support services to disabled people, their families and carers in Birmingham.
Harborne based Cerebral Palsy Midlands was founded in 1947, when the charity establised the first school in England and Wales for people with Cerebral Palsy.
Community Transport is a national social enterprise working through 10 branches in the West Midlands, North West and North East of England to deliver passenger transport, furniture re-use and recycling and training services.
Focus Birmingham – Supporting people with visual impairments and other disabilities, together with their carers, to live fulfilling and independent lives by providing services that reflect their wants and needs.
Since 1992 Freshwinds has been offering care and support, without charge, to adults and children living with life threatening and life-limiting illness as well as individuals from socially excluded backgrounds.
iSE is the leading social enterprise support organisation working throughout the West Midlands, and are based in Birmingham giving you easy access to our advisors and other resources.
Midland Mencap is a local charity which works and campaigns for accessible and inclusive services for better quality of life for everyone with experiences of Learning Disability.
People First Birmingham is a self-advocacy organisation that seeks to promote the rights of learning disabled people in Birmingham. We are a user led organisation which means we are run and controlled by learning disabled people.
“POhWER is an independent advocacy charity. POhWER provide a range of both statutory and General advocacy services in the Health and Social Care sectors, across six regions of England including the West Midlands. Skilled and trained advocates provide a range of free, confidential and independent advocacy services to help people make choices about their lives, to understand their rights, to be treated as individuals and to be heard. POhWER advocates work in the community but also with people who are in hospital, in residential homes and in secure settings, such as prisons and mental health units. As well as locally based advocacy and empowerment services POhWER also have a central advocacy support centre, which is open every working day, and is available to anyone in the UK who needs information, advice or signposting to other services or a referral to one of POhWER’s advocacy services.”