Sandwell Churches' Link works in partnership with churches and community groups all across Smethwick.

On this page, you can find out what's going on in and around Smethwick, including supporting resources. These can only be kept up to date with with your help! Please let us know of all events, training, volunteering or career opportunities and everything else you want to share with the rest of Sandwell and we can add it here. Simply click on the link below!

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Winter Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) & Go Play Activities - Bookings now LIVE

Holiday and Food (HAF) activities taking place across Sandwell and the Go Play Provision which is a free universal offer. Sandwell Holiday Activities offer exciting opportunities for children who live or go to school in Sandwell. There is lots of choice with different activities happening in each town. Winter activities will run from Saturday 23rd December to Sunday 7th January 2024.

Registrations for families to book onto provision are live (eligible families will have received codes assigned by their children’s schools). If a child does not meet the eligibility criteria, you can find other activities and how to book via the HAF website (some activities may have a charge attached).

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Brushstrokes Community Project

Welcoming, supporting and empowering asylum seekers, refugees and migrants across Sandwell and West Birmingham. Find out more about the amazing work Brushstrokes do and how you can support them here

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Smethwich Church Action Network

Smethwick CAN is an action network of local churches formed to work with the community to tackle poverty, increase aspiration, provide opportunity and support the most vulnerable. Smethwick CAN works with local communities to provide a wide range of services through local churches and community groups including places of welcome to build community; supporting people towards work and social enterprise to increase aspiration; and provide crisis relief to support the most vulnerable. Smethwick CAN currently operates a Food Bank, a Food Pantry, a Community Café, a Community Bakery, a Community Allotment and a number of smaller projects which tackle homelessness and other areas of local social need.

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St Mary's, Bearwood

The Vision for St Mary's is sharing God's Heart for Bearwood in the heart of Bearwood. With something happening Saturday - Thursday every week, this is a prime example of partner working, providing support and connecting communities.