Our Information and Signposting Service will guide you towards the best organisations to help you with your personal needs and situation. We do not provide advice ourselves. You can find lists of organisations dealing with some common queries on the links below. Please contact our friendly team on (freephone) 0800 652 5278 or info@healthwatchbirmingham.co.uk if you need any more information.

Mental health support

Find out where to get help and advice if you’re struggling with your mental health.

Cost of living

Find help and advice about coping with the rising prices of food and energy as well as managing your money and mental health.

Getting advocacy support

Find an advocate to help you with things like getting information about treatments or making complaints.


Find out who to contact if you’re worried about someone.  Please call the police on 999 if you have concerns that somebody is immediate danger.

How to make a formal complaint

Find out who to contact if you’re unhappy with any health or social care service.

Understanding your patient rights

Find out about your legal rights when using health and social care services.

Improving your wellbeing

Find services ranging from carer support groups to healthy lifestyle information.

Getting in touch with your local MP or councillor

Find out how to contact a local politician.

Finding community groups

Find charities, community groups and social enterprises in your local area.

Covid-19 (coronavirus) information and support

Find help and information about Covid-19 from local and national organisations.