BBO

Steps to Work are the lead organisation on two Building Better Opportunities (BBO) Projects which aim to help people overcome their barriers and reach their individual goals with expert help and guidance. If you would like to speak to us about either of these projects, you can call us on 01922 627555 or view our list of partner organisations here to find out who you can speak to about accessing the project.

The BRIDGES Project

Steps to Work are the lead organisation on the BRIDGES project, which covers the Black Country area offering support for people to overcome their barriers no matter and move closer to the job market. Steps to Work has received over £10.5 million from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund to run the project for three years, alongside 29 partner organisations across the Black Country.

EVOLVE

Steps to Work are the lead organisation on the Evolve project, which offers the same support to participants in East Staffordshire. It covers Cannock, East Staffordshire, Lichfield and Tamworth. The project has received over £3 million from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund to run the project for three years alongside 18 partner organisations across East Staffordshire.

Evolve helps Lee turn his life around

The Evolve project at Citizens Advice South East Staffs (CASES) has helped Lee turn his life around and overcome his barriers.Read more

A new career path for Verily

“I feel that I have a real future. Although I have a long way to go before I am qualified in Human Resources I feel positive and look forward to attending my course”Read more

A happier future for Chris on the Bridges project

"I don’t know where I would be now if I hadn’t been referred to you; I was a mess. Now my friends stop me in the street to tell me that I look different and happier!"Read more

BBO Black Country official strategic launch

On the 1st of March 2017 key stakeholders in the Black Country area came together to learn about the BBO project in the Black Country and to see how it is helping local people overcome their barriers.Read more

Don't let your disability stand in the way of your dreams!

BRIDGES project partner organisation Beacon Centre for the Blind talk about how they can help you to break down barriers, gain confidence and get that dream job in 2017.Read more

BRIDGES success for Brian

After being made redundant in 2011 and suffering health issues, Brian came to BRIDGES for help to reach his goals.Read more

BRIDGES cookery classes build confidence

Weekly cookery classes on the BRIDGES project help participants learn new skills and build self-confidence.Read more