The difference we make

Our team of caring experts put the needs of the individuals we support at the heart of everything we do. Read more

Apply to volunteer

Register your interest to volunteer and help us to make a real difference. Read more

Our Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees have ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of Focus Birmingham, and ensuring that it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the charitable outcomes for which it has been set up. The board is responsible for the legal and strategic direction of the charity and formally accounts for its actions in annual reports to both the Charity Commission and Companies House. Read more

Telephone Befriending System Volunteers

Could you give a few hours a week to chat to someone in your community who has a visual impairment? Help Focus make lives better and become a volunteer telephone befriender. Apply now using our Focus Telephone Befriending System. Read more

Why volunteer

Volunteer with Focus through a wide variety of roles and let us help you gain new skills, meet new people and make a real difference to the people we support. Read more

Our history

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Telephone Befriending Service

The Focus Birmingham volunteer team offer support and telephone befriending, ideal for anyone who would like a regular friendly chat at the same time every week. Apply now using the Focus Telephone Befriending System. You can fill it in yourself or ask a family member or friend to do it for you. Once complete we will match you with a suitable volunteer and schedule the calls... it's as easy as that! Read more