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Birmingham and Solihull Mental health NHS Foundation Trust
Better Together

Homegroup Mental Health Carers Support Service

Homegroup provides a range of high quality information, advice, one to one and group/peer support to carers of adults with mental health needs across the city of Birmingham.

Carers can be of any age including young carers (those aged 4 – 17 years old). The cared for individual will be need to be registered with a Birmingham GP (NHS Birmingham West and Sandwell, NHS Birmingham Crosscity, NHS Birmingham South and Central).

The service provides person-centred support based on needs identified by the carer. These may include:

  • health and wellbeing support
  • advice and support to engage with clinicians and services
  • support to access respite
  • information about mental health issues
  • support around social issues including employment, housing and finances
  • supported access to opportunities for social engagement
  • Birmingham carers can also offer an overarching family support plan that underpins an entire family unit and their support needs.

If you require any further information or to make a referral please call 0300 304 5530 we are open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday.

You can email MHCarerService@homegroup.org.ukor visit their website www.homegroup.org.uk/bmhcss