Black Country Futures Employment Services

THIS PROJECT IS FUNDED BY THE NATIONAL LOTTERY COMMUNITY FUND

Zebra Access are proud to be one of the delivery partners for Black Country Futures, an outreach project funded by The National Lottery Community Fund to help members of the local community overcome barriers and move closer to employment.

Providing support to those aged 16 and above, this project will raise aspirations, develop personal and employability skills, and improve the economic stability of participants, enabling them to achieve their true potential.

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT OR SKILLS GUIDANCE?

We promote an inclusive approach at Black Country Futures, with specialist support available for those who may be in need of extra assistance, including:

  • Individuals aged 50+;
  • Members of the BAME community;
  • Refugees;
  • Migrants;
  • People with mental and physical health issues, as well as hearing impairments;
  • Ex-offenders;
  • Lone parents;
  • Care leavers;
  • Long-term unemployed;
  • People at risk of redundancy or on zero hour contracts;
  • Those who are unable to access support elsewhere, and are therefore at risk of fuel and food poverty.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Through friendly one-to-one sessions and small, group-based workshops delivered by our specialised and dedicated Employment Officer for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people, Black Country Futures can help participants with:

  • Employability & Skills Training
  • Confidence & Motivation
  • Volunteering Opportunities
  • Digital Skills
  • Financial Confidence & Debt Advice
  • Housing Support
  • Benefits Advice
  • Dementia Support
  • Social Care
  • Healthy Living & Practical Life Skills

CONTACT US TODAY

To access any of the support services detailed above, or for more information, please contact us on 01902 421919, text/facetime 07761096732 or email: info@zebra-access.com. 

OUR DELIVERY PARTNER NETWORK

By working closely with our 14 specialist delivery partners, Black Country Futures is able to offer a wide range of support services that meet the specific needs and requirements of individual participants. You can find out more about our partner organisations here: 

Deaf Hub

What can we help you with?

As part of the Zebra Access' Reaching Communities 'Deaf Hub' project, with the support of the Big Lottery Fund, Advocacy drop-in Centres for deaf and hard of hearing people are now up and running to assist with a range of queries, complaints, form filling, and many more.

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