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JST provides advice and help to unemployed and economically inactive people who are looking for employment, training opportunities,education, improved housing and health.

We will shortly be commencing an exciting new opportunity Building Better Opportunities -Bridges which is funded through the Big Lottery Fund and the European Union through the European Social Fund. This will involve working with partners across Dudley & Sandwell in the delivery of outreach services to people who are aged 25 plus and who are furthest away from the labour market.

The aim of the project will be to engage with, encourage, mentor and challenge to improve the employability of those with multiple and complex needs. We will assist these clients by adopting an holistic approach,  hand-holding through the steps to identify, secure and maintain appropriate levels of support to enable them to address barriers they have which prevent them from moving forward. For example if they have problems with debt or their finances we can arrange appropriate support and help them set up payment plans for utilities.

We will also work closely with partners to Identify opportunities for employment or prepare  them to participate in appropriate employment, training and education.

Over the course of the project we aim to support over 200 people with multiple and complex needs who are either long term unemployed or economically inactive and will deliver these services from a range of outreach locations across Dudley and Sandwell.

 

If you or someone you know may benefit from this support please contact Kate Beale on 01902 256 744 to make a referral.