Information for children and young people
Here you will find details of your rights, the services you are entitled to as well as guidance, advice and other websites especially developed for children and young people.
Sandwell Family Information Service offers free, impartial information to families with children aged 0 to 19 years (or up to 25 years with a special educational need or disability), young people and professionals.
Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a charitable organisation based in Sandwell which supports Sandwell’s Voluntary and Community Sector, comprised of voluntary-run community groups, charities, not-for-profit businesses, faith communities and social enterprises.
Our child-friendly approach has the potential to unite a range of progressive agendas including health and wellbeing, school readiness, sustainability, resilience and safety and act as a catalyst for urban regeneration and innovation ensuring children have a playful childhood in Sandwell.
On this site you can explore things to see and do in Sandwell, discover unexpected hidden gems, browse what’s on in each of our Towns and join in with our colourful and diverse calendar of festivals and events.
Sandwell Leisure Trust (SLT) maintains nine affordable leisure centres for an annual fee from Sandwell Metropolitan Borough council. It is both an independent company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority. We work with bus and train operators to make sure that public transport is: safe, reliable, affordable and accessible for everyone
Healthy Sandwell is part of Sandwell Council’s Public Health team. The team charges a range of services to support local people to make positive lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking or losing weight.
Being a young person can be tough. Through our innovative clinical services, digital support, tailored counselling and inspiring relationships and sex education, young people are able to take charge of their sexual health and wellbeing.