BBO Community Matters

(Time2Soar Lone Parent Project)

BBO Community Matters

The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by The National Lottery

Community 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.


Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association is one of those partners.  We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project; Access to Business, Accord Age Matters, Bilston Resource Centre, Black Country Housing Group, Ideal For All, Just Straight Talk, Manor Farm Community Association, Refugee and Migrant Centre, SWEDA, TLC College, Walsall College, Walsall Housing Group, WELL Associates, and Zebra Access.  

Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association, will be delivering the following specific activities….  

Working with Lone Parents which will include a six week course and ongoing support that will cover all aspects of why it would be good to work, improve your ICT skills and find out more about yourself.

From this course you will gain Health and Safety and Food Safety certificate level 2.

Also covered is Presentation Skills, Effective Communication, Time Management, Budgeting, Skills for Job Applications including how to write a CV and letter. How to use word to create documents, how to attach documents to email and how to open attachments.

We will be making site visits to look at the jobs available in your area.

For more information about the Community Matters Programme please

contact our Time2Soar Team on 01384 237041 for details

For more information about the Community Matters Programme please

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Impact Training is a service of Dudley Caribbean and Friends Association. Registered Charity Number: 519199

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