First Stop are an independent, impartial and free service provided by the national charity 'Elderly Accommodation Counsel' (EAC) in partnership with local and national partner organisations. It provides advice services for older people, their families and carers.
It aims to help you get the help or care you need to live as independently and comfortably as possible. Whether you want to remain living where you are now, or to move to somewhere that suits you better.
The website link below provides information and resources for:
- Older people – about what FirstStop can do for you, and how to access it;
- Advice service providers – to help you develop your services for older people;
- Service commissioners – to explain what FirstStop can and could offer in your area
For further information please visit the national advice line. You can also search the website for details of Black Country Housing Group, who are the local partnership contact agent for the West Midlands.