Camphill Village Trust are leading the way in recruiting BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) carers to our innovative Shared Lives scheme on behalf of Dudley Council, which offers adults who need support, the chance to live with an ordinary family.
Each participant going through the programme has their own coach and in-work support. Since the programme began four years ago, more than 600 young long-term unemployed young people have benefited from Talent Match Birmingham and Solihull.
40 years ago more than 500 people stopped by in Handsworth to take part in this ground-breaking ‘selfie’ project.
A working mum from Birmingham says her “flexible and supportive” boss has helped turn her home life around.
Bev Hardman, Lead Engagement Worker for the Inreach/ Outreach workstream with Birmingham Changing Futures Together reflects on her own recovery journey and the transition into full time employment.