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CASBA is a small charity providing specialist advocacy services for learning disabled in Birmingham. Based at Our Space Our Place, Northfield.

Former CASBA Manager receives Villa Community Champion Award

On Saturday (16 March), Roger Hackley, received a 2019 Community Champion award at Villa Park on behalf of his late partner Ruth Stebbens. Ruth was...
The playground at Selly Oak Trust School

CASBA Secures National Lottery Support for Second Heritage Project

Local charity CASBA have been successful in their bid to secure funding for a second project documenting the city’s Learning Disability history. Following on from...

“One of them’s escaped!” – Monyhull Hospital, Myths and Mistrust

Everyone who grew up in the 1980s or earlier probably had that place near where they lived that people would talk about: “The loony...
residents at Monyhull Hospital

City’s First Learning Disability Heritage Project to be Unveiled

If you mention Monyhull Hospital to anyone who lived in Brandwood or Kings Norton, they’ll remember certain scare stories about it, but local charity...

CASBA introduces new support group for carers

Local charity CASBA are delighted to announce that they will be holding their first ever carers support group on 24th July 2018 from 11:00am to...

CASBA needs 2 minutes of your time for a survey about...

Local charity CASBA has been working on a Heritage Lottery funded project about the closure of Monyhull Hospital since September last year. Over the past...

Behind the Gates of Monyhull Hospital

For 90 years, Monyhull in Kings Norton was an asylum for people with what nowadays is called a learning disability. Now, local charity CASBA...

The Rise and Fall of Monyhull Hospital

For nearly 1,000 years, Monyhull – the name probably refers to the hill it stands on – has been a prominent place for the...

Local history: Project to record heritage of Monyhull Hospital – can...

Local charity CASBA are seeking people with experiences of living or working in or near Monyhull Hospital for an exciting project to record the...