One of the charity organisations which sponsors or undertakes research is located at Hoops Birmingham/Crossover, 619 Bordesley Green in Birmingham, B9 5Xz. Its name is Hoops Birmingham. One of this organisation's most valued objectives is to to promote for the benefit of people over the age of 55 residing in birmingham and who are in need by reason of their poverty, sickness, disability or social or economic circumstances by provision of help, advice, relief and practical support with the object of improving their condition of life . It's run by Rev'd Susan Barter. After obtaining a no. 1100832, it started its activity providing support with education / training, as well as with economic / community development / employment. Its governing document is Memorandum and Articles Of Association Incorporated 29 November 2001 As Amended By Special Resolution Dated 4 November 2003. Additionally hoops birmingham provides support to people over 55yrs, restricted by a disability &/or frail &/or isolated who wish assistance to continue living within their own homes we provide listening and talk sessions, advice, employment support and advice, advocacy, facilitation & essential escort to enable increased choice and independence support services can take place at clients own home .