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Headstart Heath Town, Park Village, Eastfield, Springfield and Old Heath, and in All Saints, Blakenhall, Parkfields and Ettingshall

HeadStart targets support at young people to protect them from lifelong mental health problems.

HeadStart is not a ‘mental health’ programme. It supports young people in developing their resilience, in raising their awareness of their own mental health and that of their peers, and in preventing the development of lifelong mental health issues.

For events looks here.

Call 01902 550851

HeadStart Wolverhampton does not provide crisis support.

The Women & Families Resource Centre

The Women & Families Resource Centre (WFRC) is a registered charity based in Wolverhampton which supports, provides services, develops programs, empowers and advocates for women and children.

Our services are free to any woman or child, regardless of race, culture or religion who is facing similar barriers or problems.

We help women discover their inner strength and confidence through information, assistance and support. Our desire is that every woman be empowered to enjoy stability and fulfillment in every area of their life.

We inspire, encourage and motivate women to overcome barriers and reach their full and true potential. Furthermore, in all we do we seek to prevent exclusion by bringing families and communities together to build bridges, understanding and respect between them.

WHAT WE DO 

  • We assist women in finding and accessing available community services. We provide orientation services to newcomers in the UK.
  • We provide free and impartial Confidential Advice services for women and families.
  • We offer short term individual, relationship or couple counselling sessions. Providing emotional support and counselling to families that are dealing with crisis especially domestic violence and harmful traditional practices.
  • THE SISTERS WITH HEART BEFRIENDING PROJECT- Offers home visits by providing practical one to one support to help women address their concerns, issues pertaining to isolation and loneliness, domestic violence, immigration, bereavement, serious illness, break down in family relationships, depression, alcohol abuse, parenting support and any other crisis or challenging situation.
  • We offer short term Parenting Group Sessions with opportunities to lay the foundations for positive parenting, supporting parents to improve parent-child relationships and to build up children’s self- esteem and resilience. We also offer individualised parenting support for parents going through child protection or safeguarding issues.
  • EVERY WOMAN’S CHAT GROUP – A weekly drop in group (Every Friday) for women from diverse backgrounds and cultures giving them the opportunity to meet new people, make friends and practice conversational English.
  • COOKERY SESSIONS- These sessions enable the women to practice their cookery skills, promote the impact that healthy eating can have on improving the quality of people’s lives and help enhance their confidence skills.
  • HEALTH & WELLBEING: Facilitating Health Forums, Training, Seminars, Workshops, Conferences, Health Promotion And Information Services On Issues Affecting Women. Exercise Sessions
  • EVENTS –Social, cultural and recreational activities to overcome social isolation, provide informal emotional support and raise awareness on women issues.

For further information please get in contact with us or visit our website.

Headstart Wolverhampton – Blakenhall, All Saints, Parkfields and Ettingshall

HeadStart targets support at young people to protect them from lifelong mental health problems.

HeadStart is not a ‘mental health’ programme. It supports young people in developing their resilience, in raising their awareness of their own mental health and that of their peers, and in preventing the development of lifelong mental health issues.

For events looks here.

Call 01902 550851

HeadStart Wolverhampton does not provide crisis support.

Drop in Community Cafe’

Hotch Potch -Drop in community Centre It’s a really great place for meeting people and making new friends

 

Hotch Potch is a friendly and welcoming place to drop in for coffee, cake anda chat. Everyone is welcome so just pop in and enjoy a nice  relaxing cuppa;

Fridays 10:00 – 1:30

Terry Calloway 01902 – 341356

Rev Raphael Duckett 01902 – 650101

Headstart Bilston East – support for young people

HeadStart targets support at young people to protect them from lifelong mental health problems.

HeadStart is not a ‘mental health’ programme. It supports young people in developing their resilience, in raising their awareness of their own mental health and that of their peers, and in preventing the development of lifelong mental health issues.

For events looks here.

Call 01902 550851

HeadStart Wolverhampton does not provide crisis support.

Aspiring Futures CIC

Our holistic services support women to have the confidence, skills and courage to follow their aspirations.

Health and Wellbeing

Manage your health and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Meet other women, share cultural recipes or natural herbal remedies; learn new skills or just have fun. Sessions include:

  • Information about NHS services
  • Self-Care
  • ESOL for Healthy
  • Health & Beauty
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Empowering Women’s Programme
Emotional & Mental Well-being

Our services enable people to deal with anxiety, depression and/or to improve self-image. Support includes:

  • One to one counselling and psychotherapy
  • One to one mentoring and coaching
  • Talking Therapy for girls aged 12+
  • One to one listening help
  • Befriending service – home visits and telephone
  • Women with women group sessions
Skills & Employment

Learn new skills, make new friends and improve your emotional and mental health. Our support offers one to one mentoring and coaching and group training sessions. We offer volunteering and work placements.
Support includes:

  • Employment support (job search, cv writing and driving theory) for eligible participants
  • Basic ESOL
  • Computers for Beginners
  • NCFE accredited beauty and hair courses
Referrals to and from other organisations

We can refer people to other organisation for welfare benefits, immigration matters, advice and guidance for further training and employment, ESOL, IT advanced courses, work placements and other services.

We also hold various community events throughout the year.

Headstart Wolverhampton Low Hill – support for young people

HeadStart targets support at young people to protect them from lifelong mental health problems.

HeadStart is not a ‘mental health’ programme. It supports young people in developing their resilience, in raising their awareness of their own mental health and that of their peers, and in preventing the development of lifelong mental health issues.

For events looks here.

Call 01902 550851

HeadStart Wolverhampton does not provide crisis support.

Engage Youth Empowerment Service (EYES)

Youth engagement, information giving, rights & responsibilities, police, probation, service work, literacy, numeracy and discrimination workshops.

Meetings take place at Maple House, Clarence Rd, WV1 4JH – please contact Jenny Taylor before visiting.

Believe to Achieve (B2A)

Founded in 2001 in Wolverhampton by Lisa Potts, Believe to Achieve (B2A) is an engaging and creative charity working with children and young people aged 5yrs – 25yrs.

We work holistically to enhance self-esteem, personal development, educational experience and future aspirations.  We do this through the high quality provision of a wide range of services, delivered by our experienced and qualified staff.

Our provision includes:

  • counselling and therapy services
  • peer support programmes
  • internet/social media awareness workshops
  • parental support programmes
  • holiday, lunchtime & after-school activities

We deliver our services in schools, other educational establishments, community and voluntary organisations.

B2A is the lead organisation delivering the Rapport Project* providing counselling & therapy services for children & young people.  Among the many benefits of engaging with the Rapport Project to provide counselling services are:

  • our counsellors are fully qualified and work to BACP Standards (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy)
  • all our provision is fully insured
  • our records show around 90% improvement in the mental health of pupils accessing counselling
  • early identification of child protection, abuse and domestic violence issues
  • early intervention as a preventative tool

*see the B2A website for details

For more information please call (01902) 877552, email info@b2a.org.uk or visit our website www.b2a.org.uk

Who to contact

Contact Name
Nick Pratt
Contact Position
Project Manager
Telephone
Office: 01902 877552
Mobile: 07824 328004
E-mail
info@b2a.org.uk
Website
Believe to Achieve

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
5 – 25
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details
B2A take counselling referrals from Strengthening Families Hubs, the CCG, Primary Schools and Secondary Schools.  This is a costed service, please contact Nick Pratt on 07824 328004 for further details on costs and the referral process.

Our focus is on early intervention and prevention, B2A work with:

  • Primary schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Community & voluntary organisations
  • Children, young people & their families

Please download the B2A Information Pack from our website for details of the range of services and bespoke packages we provide.

Community Pathways Wolverhampton

This council run service works with people who are 16 or older – mostly referred to us from schools or social workers.   We support or work people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities and mental health issues.

We help people with daily life skills,  independent travel training, preparation for paid work and community mapping and  leisure activities.

Our overall aim is to help people become more independent.

Contact Name Ann Telfer (Service manager)

Contact Position Michelle Spruce (Resource Manager)

Telephone01902 553323

E-mail communitypathways@wolverhampton.gov.uk