The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF) who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.
Family Matters is one of four projects within this programme across the Black Country and will help people across Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell move into or closer to employment by developing their skills and confidence.
Family Matters is managed by the Black Country Together CIC in partnership with 18 local organisations across the Black Country.
Sandwell Consortium is one of those partners. We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project; Aspiring Futures CIC, Barnardo’s, Bloxwich Community Partnership, CHADD, Changing Lives, Family Action, Gazebo Theatre in Education, Gloucester Street Community Centre, Groundwork West Midlands, Lunch on the Run, Manor Farm Community Association Pre-School Learning Alliance, Phase Trust, Trident Reach, Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau, University of Wolverhampton, Black Country YMCA.
As part of Sandwell Consortium SWEDA offer FREE support to individuals who are aged over 15 years old to develop their skills & secure employment. Activities include:
- One-to-One Mentoring
- Numeracy & Literacy Courses
- Access to Childcare
- Benefit Check
- Job Club
- CV and Application Form Support
- Interview Preparation
- Volunteer Opportunities
For more information about the Family Matters Programme please contact SWEDA on 0121 525 2558.