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Advice and guidance

By Emerging Communities Network

Provision of information, advice and guidance of a specialised nature. Available in several European languages if needed.

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Thimblemill Library,
Thimblemill Road
Smethwick
B67 5RJ
07907 580 787
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training

Advice and Guidance, Befriending and Accompaniment

By Care Link West Midlands

Advice, information, guidance, befriending and accompaniment to refugees and asylum seekers from French Speaking Countries

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1st Floor
130 Cape Hill
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 4HP
0121 565 2612

Advice Point

By Family Action

This is a free service in which we can help you with:

- Job searching
- CV writing
- Interview skills
- Careers advice
- Social development
- Family support
- Confidence building
- Work experience

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Burnt Tree Children's Centre, 20 - 25 Tividale Street
Tipton
DY4 7SD
07970168908
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Children and youth activities

All Together Different Youth Group

By Ideal For All

Dedicated service for young, disabled people to meet and make new friends. Self referrals or through other agencies. A typical night may include: trips out, music/dancing, basic skills and independent living skills training, advice, guidance and awareness, arts and crafts, board games, 'fitnniss' sessions.

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Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555
Finding work and training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

By The Kaleidoscope Plus Group

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training
(ASIST) is a two-day, interactive workshop that
prepares caregivers to provide suicide first aid
interventions.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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321 High Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8LU
0121 565 5605
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training, Housing advice & support, Parent and family support

Barnardo's Black Country Families Matter

By Barnardos

Participants must have the right to work in the UK and leave to remain until at least 2020. They must be unemployed and not receiving any money for any work, they may or may not be receiving benefits and want to progress to training or employment opportunities.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Blantyre House
4 Barrack Lane
Halesowen
B63 3UX
01902 212196

Black Country Impact

By Jubilee Park Community Centre

Impact is for young people between the age of 16 to 29.
Impact helps individuals to develop self confidence and skills. It also improves young people's Participation in the labour market and improves quality and innovation in vocational education and training.
Impact only happens every Tuesday from 9:00am to 3:00pm.
If you are interested please call us on 0121 520 0234.

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Powis Avenue
Tipton
DY4 0RJ
0121 520 0234
Social Activities, Finding work and training, Day Centre

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service

By Headway Black Country

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service - Dudley, Sandwell and Willenhall

Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi

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Martin Hill Street
Dudley
DY2 8RT
01384 869 961

Bridges

By Jubilee Park Community Centre

Bridges is a project run by Lindsey who helps unemployed people who are aged 24 and above with intense employment support and help people reach their life goals through:
- One to One Mentoring
- Job Search Support
- Interview Preperation
- Confidence & Motivation
- Assistance with CV's and Application Forms
- Volunteer Opportunities

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Powis Avenue
Tipton
DY4 0RJ
0121 520 0234
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

BSL Interpreting Service

By BID Services

BSL Interpreting Services

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 450 7765
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Business Advice

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

Starting a new business? Don’t know where to begin? We’ll provide you with the tools and resources to help you succeed. Find out how to choose the right ideas, research your market, write a business plan, submit applications for funding, and work with partners. Contact us NOW to find out more.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558

Care Training for Family Carers

By Crossroads Care

How to use hoist equipment of all types.
Access to our Health and Safety Training
Access to Food Hygiene Training
Access to Infection Control Training
Plus much more, please contact us more detail

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494 Wolverhampton Road
Oldbury
West Midlands
B68 8DG
0121 553 6483
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Carers support

Creative Carers Project

By STAA Sandwell Third Age Arts

For carers (18+) Living in Sandwell. Five sessions of arts and crafts activities chosen by the carer to develop a hobby or to try something new. Sessions take place in the carer's home working one-to-one with an artist from the service.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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9th Floor, West Plaza, 144 High Street
West Bromwich
B70 6JJ
0121 500 1259
Transport, Finding work and training

CT Passenger services

By Community Transport

CT Passenger services provides a specialist and caring transport service to improve individuals quality of life.

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216 Great Bridge Street
West Bromwich
b70 0DE
0845 209 0191
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

CV building & updating

By Lion Farm Action Centre

This service offers support to people to produce a Curriculum Vitae to improve chances of employment.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Managing your money

Developing Our Money Skills - Strengthening Lives and Communities

By St Johns Community Centre, Rood End

This project endeavours to develop our money management skils in creative ways that is good for the both the pocket and environment.

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St Johns Community Centre St Johns Road
Oldbury
B68 9RP
0121 544 1988
Finding work and training

Digital Upskilling Course

By Bangladeshi Women's Association Ltd

Support offered where people live, work or socialise, rather than providing a service from a specific location that people need to go to

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton Muslim Community Centre Wellington Road
Tipton
DY4 8RS
0121 557 6766
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training

Early Presentation of Signs and Symptoms

By Pathfinder Healthcare Developments CIC

To Identify and assess individuals who are at risk of presenting early signs and symptoms of long term conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer.
This project targets a mix of age groups, genders and ethnicity.

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c/o Smethwick Medical Centre
Regent Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3BQ
0121 544 4324

Education & Training

By Community Connect Foundation

We offer ESOL courses for adults catered to your individual needs and levels that work for you. We offer part-time and full-time courses in the day. Functional skills: literacy, numeracy and basic computer skills, employment and personal development, vocational vocational qualification, health and well being awareness activities.

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Employment Advice

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

If you’re currently employed and looking to change job or to update your CV we can help you with advice,mentoring, support and training.

Contact SWEDA to book your appointment and discuss your options.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Employment Advice

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

We provide support and advice for employment.

Quality: Matrix
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Trinity Point, Trinity Street
Smethwick
B67 7AA
0121 565 8870
Finding work and training

Employment and Training

By Ideal For All

A support service for disabled people and disadvantaged groups in Sandwell. Assisting them to become economically active in terms of work, further education and training

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Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE
0121 558 5555

Employment Hub

By Ileys Community Association

Support and employability training and qualifications.

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Victoria Park Skill Centre Corbett St
Smethwick
B66 3PU
0121 448 3940

Employment Support

By Black Country Housing Group

Qualified advisors offering a free service to help you find a job.

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We run outreach services across Sandwell and the Black Country
West Bromwich
B65 0EE
0121 2893897
Finding work and training

Employment Support

By Community Connect Foundation

Providing a flexible and personalised training package that will be tailored towards individuals needs, signposting to training & employment, helping with job search, CV preparation, completing job application forms, and preparing for interviews.

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training, Housing advice & support

English My Way

By Smethwick Youth & Community Centre

English language Classes.

Quality: Matrix
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Trinity Point, Trinity Street
Smethwick
B67 7AA
0121 565 8870
Finding work and training

ESOL

By Brushstrokes

Language course for people for whom English is not their first language.

Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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St. Philip's Parish Centre Messenger Road
Smethwick
B66 3DA
0121 565 2234
Finding work and training

Finding work and Training

By African French Speaking Community Support (AFSCS)

One-to-one support with Employment, Education and Training. Support provided on appointment basis

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St Philips Parish Centre, Watt Street
Smethwick
B66 3DA
07743 600 034
Finding work and training

First Aid training

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Adult and Paediatric First aid training course.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094
Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Outreach, Finding work and training

Growing Opportunities

By Ideal For All

Available via referral from health professionals, GPs, OT, Rehab Team or self referrals

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Independent Living Centre
100 Oldbury Road
Smethwick
Sandwell
B66 1JE,
0121 558 5555
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Finding work and training

Healthy Lifestyle Service

By Sandwell African Caribbean Mental Health Foundation (Kuumba Foundation)

Support to people to lead a healthier lifestyle.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Indian, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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Kuumba Centre
Boulton Road
West Bromwich, Sandwell,
WEST MIDLANDS
West Bromwich
B70 6NW
0121 525 1629
Addiction support, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Housing advice & support

Housing

By YMCA Black Country Group

The YMCA provides a range of supported accommodation for young people across Sandwell through the following settings: YMCA 38 Carters Green / Western Gateway, 60 and 62 High Street, West Bromwich, Phoenix St, Stanley Lodge and 235 Hampstead Road. To find out more please contact 0121 524 1950

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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38 Carters Green
West Bromwich
B70 9LG
0121 524 1950

IT skills

By Black Country Housing Group

If you are looking for work we will help you with IT skills

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Across Sandwell and the Black Country
West Bromwich
B65 0EE
0121 2893897
Finding work and training

IT Training

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

ITTraining on offer includes:
Basic IT skills including mouse and keyboard skills
Introduction to IT and the internet
Job searching online
Emailing and Social Media
Microsoft Office training

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Job club

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Job Club service provides internet access for the purpose of finding employment.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Job Club

By North Smethwick Development Trust

Employment Support and Advice

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Brasshouse Community Centre Brasshouse Lane
Smethwick
B66 1BA
0121 555 5672
Finding work and training, Counselling and listening, Children and youth activities

Krunch Music & Media

By Krunch UK, SCC

For those who are interested in the production of music and graphic design.

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Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent
Oldbury
B68 8RE
0121 552 5556
Social Activities, Outreach, Finding work and training

Krunch Volunteering

By Krunch UK, SCC

Oppurtunities to volunteer in different settings with young people.

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Sandwell Christian Centre Langley Crescent
Oldbury
B68 8RE
0121 552 5556
Finding work and training

Mental Health first Aid (MHFA)

By The Kaleidoscope Plus Group

Mental Health First Aid is a two day training
course and explores the help given to
someone experiencing a mental health
problem before professional help is
obtained.

Quality: Investors in People, Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service
Ethnicity focus: English, Turkish, Indian, Polish, Somali, Pakistani, Congolese, Afghan, Iraqi, Bangladeshi, Afro Caribbean

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321 High Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8LU
0121 565 5605

Mentoring and Employability Support

By Sport 4 Life UK

Sport 4 Life UK supports young people (aged 11-29) to prepare for, and move into, sustained employment, education or training.

The service is centred around structured mentoring, with other follow-on activities provided on a needs-led basis, including structured sport sessions, accredited qualifications, social action, mock interviews and workshops. The intervention supports young people to transform their life skills, increase their employability - and ultimately prepare for, or move into, sustained employment, education or training.

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Suite 2B, Morcom House Ledsam Street
Birmingham
B16 8DN
0121 456 1818
Finding work and training

Online computer training

By Lion Farm Action Centre

A service which supports people who are not confident using computers.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Policy Advice and Support

By Rights and Equality Sandwell (RES)

A bespoke training package service covering issues such as respect and dignity, the Equality Act, the Equality Duty…

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28 Birmingham Street
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 4DS
0121 541 1775
Social Activities, Training, Youth activities

Prince's Trust Team Programme Sandwell

By The Prince's Trust (Central Regional)

A 12 Week full time programme delivered by the City of Wolverhampton College based in Smethwick. Offering a level 1 Qualification in Employment, Teamwork and Community Skills, First Aid Certificate, Basic Food Hygiene Certificate and more.
Our aim is to work with young people (16 -25 years) to get them in to Employment, Education or Training by the end of the programme. Please see the links for more details
http://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about_the_trust/what_we_do/programmes/team_programme.aspx

http://www.wolvcoll.ac.uk/princestrust/

The next Programme starts on 12/01/2015. Please contact Andy to arrange a place on the programme.

Quality: Investors in People

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Smethwick Police Station
Piddock Road,
Smethwick.
Smethwick
B66 3BL
07771388596

Rehabilitation & Mobility Training

By BID Services

We provide rehabilitation and mobility training and work with people utilising their residual vision effectively and safely in order to ensure individuals can live independent lives.

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Deaf Cultural Centre Ladywood Road
Birmingham
B16 8SZ
0121 246 6100
Finding work and training

Relate Workshops for Professionals

By Relate Birmingham

Relate Education and Training offers opportunities for people to learn about sustaining healthy relationships at all stages and in all areas of their life.

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Old Municipal Buildings
Freeth Street
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 2AB
0121 643 1638
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Sandwell Adult & Family Learning

By Sandwell Council

Adult Learning across Sandwell delivered in Tipton, West Bromwich and Smethwick. Qualification courses and community courses.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Tipton College
Alexandra Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 7NR
0121 557 0837
Advocacy, Finding work and training, Carers support, Parent and family support

Sandwell Advocacy Citizen Advocacy Scheme.

By Sandwell Advocacy

A service which supports individuals who, through disability and social exclusion, feel that they have no meaningful involvement in decisions that are made which directly affect their lives.

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28 Wood Street
Tipton
West Midlands
Tipton
DY4 9BQ
0121 520 8070
Social Activities, Finding work and training, Day Centre, Children and youth activities

Sandwell Deaf Community Association

By Sandwell Deaf Community Association

An organisation for deaf, hard of hearing and deafblind people run by deaf people.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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Summer Street
West Bromwich
B71 4JA
0121 553 0201
Advice and guidance, Social Activities, Finding work and training, Carers support

Sandwell Young Carers

By Sandwell Young Carers

Offering Short Breaks, Support Work and Promotion and supporting work with young carers, aged 5-18 in Sandwell who help care for a family member with an illness/disability, mental ill heath, substance misuse or elderly/infirm

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The Old Vicarage, 44 Bratt Street
West Bromwich
B70 8SB
0121 525 7667

Social Enterprise

By Community Connect Foundation

such as creating employment, help with setting up, structures, potentially access funding, marketing and launching the business.

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Finding work and training

Steps to Work

By Dorothy Parkes Centre (Smethwick)

Support, information, advice and guidance on all aspects of searching for a job. Takes place on Thursday 10.00am - 2.00pm.

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Church Road
Smethwick
B67 6EH
0121 558 2998
Advocacy, Advice and guidance, Finding work and training, Managing your money

Support, advice, guidance and confidence building to over 55's year olds

By Soho/Victoria Friends and Neighbours

Our aim is to help people to help themselves in saving money, reducing isolation, health and well-being, dealing with every day life and increasing their networks.

Quality: Staff subject to Disclosure & Barring Service

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c/o Smethwick Baptist Church
94 Regent Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3BQ
0121 532 2012
Advice and guidance, Outreach, Finding work and training

SWEDA

By Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency ( SWEDA )

SWEDA provides information, advice and guidance to individuals looking to get back into work (Employability) and those considering Self-employment. We provide Training in IT alongside employability and business workshops. We support the creation of new Social Enterprises and the growth of existing Social Enterprises.

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SWEDA The Business Centre
Church Street
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 525 2558
Exercise, sport & recreation, Finding work and training, Befriending

The Albion Foundation School

By The Albion Foundation

Here at The Albion Foundation, we offer opportunities to participate through alternative delivery for participants who have not engaged in more traditional learning and sporting environments; enabling them to re-engage in positive activities. Our programmes are aimed at a number of different age ranges from as young as Primary School all the way through to Post 16.

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The Albion Foundation Alternative Provision,
Brasshouse Lane,
Smethwick,
West Midlands,
B66 1BA
Smethwick
B66 1BA
0871 2719840
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Bangladeshi Women's Association
Tipton Muslim Centre
Wellington Road
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 8RS
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Ballot Street, Smethwick

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Ron Davies Centre
Ballott Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3HH
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Great Bridge Library, Tipton

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Great Bridge Library
Sheepwash Lane
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 7JF
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Jubilee Park Community Centre, Tipton

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Jubillee Park Community Centre
Powis Avenue
Tipton
Tipton
DY4 9RJ
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Priory Children's Centre, Friar Park

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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Priory Children's Centre
Dorsett Road
Friar Park
Wednesbury
Wednesbury
WS10 0JG
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: SWEDA, West Bromwich

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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"SWEDA"
Church Street
West Bromwich
West Bromwich
B70 8RP
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Unett Street, Smethwick

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary

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NHS Learning Works
Unett Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3SY
0121 569 2099
Advice and guidance, Finding work and training

Think Sandwell Job Club: Yew Tree Community Centre, Walsall

By Sandwell Council

Free service providing support with job search; CV writing; interview skills; access to computers ; careers advice; apprenticeships; training courses. Open to all ages, employed or unemployed. Drop in no appointment necessary.

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Yew Tree Community Centre
Redwood Lane
Yew Tree Estate
Walsall
Yew Tree
WS5 4LB
0121 569 2099
Finding work and training

Training

By OSCAR Sandwell

Training to raise awareness of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia

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120 Lodge Road
West Bromwich
B70 8PL
01215250556
Finding work and training

Training

By Emerging Communities Network

Helping individuals to develop skills, employability, self-reliance and confidence.

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Smethwick Council House
Smethwick
B66 3NJ
07907 580 787
Finding work and training

Volunteer Workforce

By Pathfinder Healthcare Developments CIC

Training volunteers to develop skills and gain experience in the work place.

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c/o Smethwick Medical Centre
Regent Street
Smethwick
Smethwick
B66 3BQ
0121 544 4324
Advice and guidance, Exercise, sport & recreation, Social Activities, Finding work and training

Volunteering

By Lion Farm Action Centre

Volunteering opportunities.

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The Vicarage
Shelsley Avenue
Oldbury
Sandwell
B69 1BG
0121 544 3094

volunteering & capacity building opportunities

By Community Connect Foundation

We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds, a chance to gain new skills and enhance their CV, to kick start a route in to employment.

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North Smethwick Resource Centre Cambridge Road
Smethwick
B66 2HR
0121 565-3311
Services focused on particular beneficiaries do not imply that they are offered exclusively to these persons only.