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

Overcoming barriers with Evolve

The Evolve project at Disability Resource Centre has helped Lisa to overcome barriers and re-gain her confidence and self-esteem.Read more

Making new friends through Bridges

Through the Bridges project at Age Matters Paul has made new friends and grown in confidence.Read more

Bridges helps Carole find purpose

The Bridges project at the Change Consortium has supported Carole to feel like she has a purpose again now that she has been able to find employment.Read more

Rebuilding self confidence with REPC

The Bridges project at REPC has helped Matthew to rebuild his confidence and self-esteem after a period of unemployment left him struggling.Read more

A positive outlook thanks to Bridges

Claire now has a positive outlook following support from the Bridges project at Performance Through PeopleRead more

A confidence boost for Cecile

With the help of the Bridges project at Impact Training Cecile has grown in confidence.Read more

The road back from rejection

‘At heart, I’m a good person and have moved forward with my life. At this club people don’t see my past, they see my future and are helping me on my journey. I can never repay their faith in me but I can make them proud of me. One day I will find the right job.’Read more

New career for Rajwinder

The Bridges project at Aspiring Futures has helped Rajwinder to improve her confidence and find work that has helped her become financially stable.Read more