2015 Joint Volunteer Awards

On Saturday 5th December 2015, St Albans Community Association and Better Understanding of Dementia Sandwell (BUDS) held a joint volunteer awards at Brandhall Labour Club in Oldbury. Every year staff are asked to nominate the volunteer they felt contributed significantly to the centre to receive the Pat Ryan Volunteer of the Year Award. Nominees are…

Advocacy & Support Service funding success

St Albans has been successful in obtaining funding for 5 years from Big Lottery Reaching Communities to enable us to continue to offer our much needed Caring in a Crisis, Advocacy and Support Service. The new Big Lottery Reaching Communities Caring in a Crisis project was set up in January 2016. The funding has enabled…

The Lauryn Lee Appeal update

In October 2011, St Albans Community Association and long time family friend Jenny Jones launched an appeal for donations to send Lauryn Lee, a young girl aged 12 years who was living with renal cancer to Disney World in Florida with her family. Unfortunately Lauryn never went to Florida but in 2014 took some holidays…