The Black Country Impact project (Wolverhampton) is a free service that is determined to tackle the barriers that may be preventing some young adults from finding work, improving their skills or gaining qualifications.
There can be no doubt that these are challenging times for some, but through our specialised services ranging from coaching to ongoing support throughout the journey, we aim to help young adults achieve their full potential.
Whatever the circumstances, whether long term unemployed, just left school, college or university, a lone parent, a graduate, never had a job or just not sure what to do, we can help!
What we offer:
FREE ONE TO ONE SUPPORT to help young adults make informed choices regarding their future.
INFORMATION, ADVICE AND GUIDANCE with the aim of progressing into education, employment or training.
Identifying opportunities and completing applications or CV’s, job search, interview skills and confidence building.
Funding may also be available for training or qualifications, interview clothing, work personal protective equipment (PPE) and travel support.
A bespoke service with a key worker trained to support you through your journey.
Am I eligible?:
To be eligible for the programme you require proof of the following:
Aged 16-29 years
A Wolverhampton Resident (other eligibility criteria apply to those who have settled in the UK or are seeking to settle following the UK’s departure from the EU)
National insurance number
Not currently in education, employment or training
Black Country Impact can provide funding for training or completion of qualifications, interview clothing or work PPE, or travel to interviews. We will also offer signposting to other organisations who may be able to support.
Where we are based:
Black Country Impact in Wolverhampton are based at the Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square:
Black Country Impact Wolverhampton
St Peter’s Square
Black Country Impact also work across Dudley, Walsall and Sandwell. To find out more contact us using the details above or watch this video:
What do people say about us?
My advice for anyone considering joining Black Country Impact would be sign up!
I couldn’t access any funding to pay for the course, my kit and uniform. Through the support of Black Country Impact, I was able to follow my dreams and I’m now completing a Beauty Therapy Level 2 qualification.