Family Matters

Are you looking to learn new skills or seeking to find new work?Ymca Counseling Staff Young Man Horizontal 3

If you need help and support we can put you in control of the changes you want to make, and support you to discover and develop new and existing skills.

We offer one to one mentoring and support to help you achieve your potential.

Family Matters at YMCA is a brand new project supporting people to overcome life’s challenges, with the ultimate goal that you will make positive changes, learn new skills, and/or gain employment, which benefits you and your family.

Your Family mentor will give you one to one support that will motivate and encourage you to see your possibilities rather than your limitations.

Together, we can help you get ahead!

For more details on Family Matters, contact our Family Support Mentor:

Walsall – 07834176397

Wolverhampton – 07545733692

Sandwell – 07712522431

Or email us at familymattersreferrals@ymcabc.org.uk.



Family Matters is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund, who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

Family 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.

Family Matters is managed by the Black Country Together CIC in partnership with 18 local organisations across the Black Country.

YMCA Black Country Group is one of those partners. We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project;  Aspiring Futures CIC, Barnardo’s, Bloxwich Community Partnership, CHADD, Changing Lives, Family Action, Gazebo Theatre in Education, Gloucester Street Community Centre, Groundwork West Midlands, Lunch on the Run, Manor Farm Community Association Pre-School Learning Alliance, Phase Trust, Sandwell Consortium, Trident Reach, Walsall Citizens Advice Bureau and University of Wolverhampton.

YMCA Black Country Group will be delivering the following specific activities…..

For more information about the Family Matters Programme please call 07834176397 (Walsall), 07545733692 (Wolverhampton) or 07712522431 (Sandwell).

For more information about Family Matters in the Black Country please email BBO@blackcountrytogether.info or visit www.blackcountrytogether.info


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