We recognise the value of partnership working and our services are aligned to partner services across the Black Country.
City of Wolverhampton Council is a long standing supporter of our work and provides vital funding to enable us to offer employment, self-employment and skills training to local residents.
DCLG (Department of Communities and Local Government) has provided European Regional Development Funding to our Enterprise Projects since 2012 enabling us to assist thousands of local residents to start or grow their business.
Steps to Work contracted us as a delivery partner on their Black Country Building Better Opportunities BRIDGES project through which we are working across the Black Country supporting those furthest from the labour market to explore self-employment as a route to work.
Heart of England Community Foundation contracted us as a delivery partner on their Black Country Building Better Opportunities COMMUNITY MATTERS project to support long term unemployed and disabled people to break down barriers to employment.
Wolverhampton Learning Platform CIC is a group of seven organisations working together in the Wolverhampton area to support Wolverhampton residents into work, education and training
- Access to Business
- Bilston Resource Centre
- Gloucester Street Community Centre
- TLC College
SWEDA is a longstanding delivery partner of our ERDF Self-Employment/Enterprise projects. A2B and SWEDA work together to provide services across the Black Country.
Good Things Foundation, is another longstanding partner providing funding and support to enable us to provide a wide range of vital online training and support services for our Clients and also providing us with opportunities to upskill our own staff through their training and online webinars.
Wolves Aid Community Trust have supported us with funding for a staff member to support and expend our volunteering services for Clients.
Warburtons Community Trust fund our Clients Employability and Skills training enabling those furthers from the labour market to gain the confidence and skills to support their journey to work.
Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund support Wolverhampton Learning Platform to deliver Financial Awareness and Budgeting training in deprived areas of Wolverhampton.
CAATS Community Action and Training Services is a longstanding partner supporting our project development and introducing us to new communities.
Black Country Chamber of Commerce. We are working with BCCC and a range of other voluntary sector partners to develop mutually beneficial partnerships between local businesses and local third sector groups. The ‘BCCC Third Sector Working Group’ is chaired by Wolverhampton Citizens Advice CEO Helen Child.
Local voluntary organisations
We work closely with many local voluntary sector partners to support referral pathways and cross referrals for Clients.