Information Champion Zone

Welcome to Dudley Information Point Network!

Below is a list of key websites you may find useful when trying to point people in the right direction.  To explore these alongside other people from different groups and organisations, why not book your FREE training place here and become part of the Community Information Point network.

My key websites for trusted information:

Dudley Community Information Directory A one stop shop for everything that’s going on in the community in Dudley borough. Don’t forget to register your organisation!

NHS UK (The NHS Website) Find details of everything health related from hospitals, GPs and dentists to pharmacies, opticians and gyms.

Dudley.gov.uk A website containing all Dudley Council services and and a host of other very useful community information.

Dudley Council Access Team Often referred to as the ‘Access Team’, The Access & Prevention service works to keep people at home and as independent, happy and healthy as possible for as long as possible.

Dudley Telecare Operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  An emergency alarm monitoring service which can be linked to a carer’s mobile phone.  Particularly useful for people who are prone to falls.  Other services available includes tracking devices for people with dementia and pill reminders.

Dudley Carers Alliance Dudley Carers Alliance help and support carers with information, signposting and practical assistance.

Carers UK provide expert advice, information and support for carers

Living Well Feeling Safe Online Dudley’s own online tool to help people find equipment and support to help them live independently at home.

Link to Dudley Council social care publications, information leaflets & factsheets A range of information about care and support provided by Dudley Council in a variety of formats.

Dudley Age UK Links to information about services, activities and events relating to older people in Dudley borough.

Link to Age UK factsheets and publications Extracted from the national website, a really useful resource for factsheets and information.

Dudley Adult Community Learning For details of courses and classes all over the borough.

Black Country Neurological Alliance An umbrella organisation, led by people who are affected directly or indirectly by a neurological condition.

Gov.UK The best place to find government services and information.

Citizens Advice Citizens Advice has an online resource containing information on benefits, debt, housing, employment and much more.

Citizens Advice sample letters and Interactive letter writing tool

Disability Rights UK National website relating to disability, carer issues, discrimination and benefits.

Disability Rights factsheets A series of factsheets developed by and for people with disabilities from

Dudley safeguarding website – if you are worried or concerned about a child, young person or adult, who you think is being abused or neglected.

Respecting our network and brand

The Dudley Community Information Point Network has a distinctive, well respected brand that is free to use by anyone who has completed our training to promote their activities.  All we ask is that you respect our brand by following these simple guidelines that you will have received when you first became an Information Champion.

Information point brand guidelines

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