Heart Of England Community Matters Programme

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.

Community 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.

Community Matters is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation in partnership with local organisations across the Black Country.

whg is one of those partners.  We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project; Accord Age Matters, Ashley Community Housing Ltd, Bilston Resource Centre, Black Country Housing Group, Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association, Ideal For All, Just Straight Talk, Kids in Communication, Manor Farm Community Association, Refugee and Migrant Centre, Summit House Support, SWEDA, TLC College, Walsall College, WELL Associates, Workers Educational Association (WEA) and Zebra Access.

whg will be delivering the following specific activities…..

  • Confidence building activities
  • Healthy Lifestyle activities
  • Free training activities
  • CV Building  
  • Volunteering opportunities

If you're interesting in joining the programme please call 0300 555 6666 and ask for the Employment and Training team, or email employment.training@whgrp.co.uk

For more information about the Community Matters Programme please email communitymatters@heartofenglandcf.co.uk or visit www.heartofenglandcf.co.uk

Community Matters is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.