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Skills Training UK – Mentor Me

Mentor Me! 16 – 24

This programme is for anyone needing extra support to overcome personal barriers. Our mentors will support you to get onto the right track towards work, further education, or an apprenticeship.

  • Receive dedicated 1 – 2 -1 support from a qualified and experienced mentor
  • Help with personal issues; Anxiety, low Self-esteem, LGBT+
  • Workshops on topics such as confidence and resilience building and health and wellbeing

academy@skillstraininguk.com

01902 837460

https://www.facebook.com/STUKApprenticeshipAcademy/

www.skillstraininguk.com

 

 

Healthwatch Wolverhampton

Healthwatch Wolverhampton is the independent consumer champion for health and social care services in Wolverhampton, delivered by Engaging Communities an independent Community Interest Company. Our job is to champion the consumer interests of those using health and social care services across the city, and give local people an opportunity to speak out about their concerns.

  • An Influencer
    We will listen to your views, concerns and suggestions about services and use that information to help shape and improve them
  • A Supporter
    We can provide information to help you make choices about the services you use
  • Complaints Advocacy
    Healthwatch Wolverhampton delivers Wolverhampton Health Advocacy and Complaints Service (WHACS). This means that we can provide you with someone who will support you in making a complaint.

Whether you are looking for information, have concerns about local health and social care services, or would like to join our membership…
Healthwatch Wolverhampton wants to hear from you!

Base 25

About Base 25
Base 25 works with an estimated 5000 young people each year.  We are a trusted local charity that offers a range of services for children, young people and their families.  We offer volunteer and student placement opportunities for local people that together with our fundraising efforts generate over £500,000 worth of services for young people in Wolverhampton.   The information, advice and guidance provided through Base 25 services are quality assured by our Matrix Standard.

 

Counselling

Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment. A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy (by putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings you have.

Counselling aims to help you deal with and overcome issues that are causing emotional pain or making you feel uncomfortable. It can provide a safe and regular space for you to talk and explore difficult feelings. The counsellor is there to support you and respect your views. They won’t usually give advice, but will help you find your own insights into and understanding of your problems (NHS 2016).

The counselling service delivered from Base 25 is free to Wolverhampton residents and referrals can be made using the referral form below.

Base 25 can offer a school counselling service, private counselling (young people/adults) and counselling for out of area, but there is a cost for this service.

Overall Aim

To improve the emotional well being of young people aged 11-25 years in Wolverhampton.

Specific Aims

– To increase self-esteem
– To increase self-confidence and emotional resilience
– To improve young people’s ability to make effective choices and decisions
– To increase self awareness and sense of identity
– To develop coping strategies and mechanisms

Areas of Activity
– Offer 1-2-1sessions
– Support young people using evidence based theories(PC/CBT/TA/Psychodynamic)
– Opportunities to reflect on decision making
– Provide opportunities to reflect and evaluate strategies and coping mechanisms

Refugee & Migrant Centre Black Country & Birmingham

Assisting refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage, by removing barriers to their integration and enabling them to become equal citizens.

We assist clients to overcome barriers they experience in accessing health provision.

About our Health Services

RMC supports clients to fully understand their rights and responsibilities around the NHS and to overcome any barriers to optimising their health.

This includes:

  • Support with accessing GPs, dentists, opticians and midwives
  • Onsite health visitor’s clinics
  • Training in appropriate use of the NHS
  • Monthly latent TB screening clinics for eligible clients
  • A resident community psychiatric nurse to support with mental health
  • ‘5 ways to well-being’ courses to address stress, anxiety sleeplessness etc
  • Help and advice offered on a wide range of health related matters including:
    • Resolving inappropriate health charging
    • Accessing free prescriptions
    • Accessing maternity support
    • Resolving more complex access issues

To find out about the other services we offer please visit our website: rmcentre.org.uk.

Relate Wolverhampton

Primary Care Counselling Service

This service supports anyone who is suffering low to mid level depression, anxiety, stress, life events, carers issues, loss and bereavement.

To access this service, you need to be 18+ and referred by a GP in Wolverhampton.

About Relate Services

Our aim is to help you understand what is going on in your relationship and change things for the better.

You can use our services to:

  • Support children and young people with a range of problems – Children & Young
    People’s Counselling
  • Help with problems in your current relationship or even problems that you have faced previously – Relationship Counselling
  • Work with your family to improve the quality of home life – Family Counselling
  • Offer help and support with specific sexual problems – Sex Therapy
  • Support victims / survivors of domestic abuse and their family – Victim / Survivor
    Support Service
  • Support for employees and employers – Employee Assist Counselling
  • External supervision for professionals – Supervision Service
  • Learn new life skills – Education & Training Service

Relate Wolverhampton covers a wide area across the West Midlands and South Staffordshire. Our Relate centers are based in Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Oldbury, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Tamworth, Cannock & Lichfield

In partnership with Macmillan, Relate Wolverhampton can now offer funded counselling sessions to anyone living with or affected by cancer, through the Relate Macmillan Counselling Service.

CAMHS

 

Wolverhampton Specialist CAMHS covers a range of services for children, young people and families who are experiencing mental health problems. Each of our specialist services contain a multi-disciplinary team that are able to provide a range of therapies and interventions to help service users plan a way forward which is individual to them.

We launched a Single Point of Access (SPA) to bring together Wolverhampton CAMHS services and children’s learning disability services across the city. This single approach has many benefits to our patients and referrers including creating a more streamlined and efficient process and reducing delays in referrals. A new telephone, fax number and email have been set up to receive all referrals for our Child and Family Service and Inspire in Wolverhampton.
To use our services you need to be referred by a professional (for example a GP or a teacher).

The new contact details are:

Telephone: 01902 444 021
Fax: 0121 612 3754

 

Wolverhampton Specialist CAMHS Services

Child and Family Service

The Child and Family Service is a service with lots of different professionals who assess, diagnosis and provide treatment for any child or adolescent up to 18 years of age who are experiencing mental health difficulties. Problems people/children come to see us for include things like:

  • Relationship problems
  • Fears of various things
  • Feeling down and sad
  • Eating problems
  • Family Separations
  • Factors that affect learning in school
  • Self harm
  • Difficult habits
  • Psychosis

Families often come to us who are under stress related to a death, birth of a child, relationship breakdown, separations, divorce, remarriage and other unsettling situations. In a child or young person, this stress may show itself in difficult behaviour, strained relationships, minor illnesses, problems at school or simply general unhappiness. Sometimes these things seem so overwhelming it’s hard to see the way forward.

 

Inspire

We support children and young people from Wolverhampton who have a learning disability, as well as their families. We also provide support and guidance to other professionals who work with children and young people with a learning disability.

We work with young people from birth up to the age of 18yrs. We help children and young people with a learning disability:

 

• who feel sad or upset or unhappy.
• who sometimes get very angry.
• who need to learn how to do things for themselves – such as washing, dressing, going to the toilet.
• who sometimes have difficult thoughts that are hard to ignore or that make them feel unhappy or scared.
• to learn how to get on with other people.

 

We offer community based support and a range of ways to help that include 1-1 therapy support, group support, family working, consultation to professionals and services, teaching and training, skills training. Support can be offered at home, at school or in other community settings.

 

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Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

We are a major provider of mental health, learning disability and community healthcare services for people of all ages in the Black Country.

We provide:

  • mental health and specialist health learning disabilities services to people of all ages in Sandwell and Wolverhampton.
  • specialist learning disability services in Walsall, Wolverhampton and Dudley
  • community healthcare services for children, young people and families in Dudley

There are over 2000 staff working in our Trust. Our staff carry out a wide range of roles, working together to provide integrated care and support to all those using our services. Frontline staff working in the trust include:

  • mental health nurses
  • psychiatrists
  • social workers
  • healthcare support workers
  • health visitors
  • school nurses
  • allied health professionals (such as psychologists, occupational therapists, and speech and language therapists).

You can read more about these, and other, roles by clicking here. You can find out more about working for the Trust, including current vacancies, by clicking here.

As a public body, we are accountable to the people we serve. The Trust Board is responsible for determining the strategy and overall direction of the Trust in an open, honest, and transparent manner. You can read up on the members of the Board and look through minutes from Board meetings by  clicking here.

We’re using our position as an NHS Foundation Trust to strengthen our ties with the local community. We have a large and growing membership, and we’re always encouraging people to join our Trust as members. Members are kept informed of what is happening in the Trust, and their advice is sought on ways we can improve the effectiveness and responsiveness of our services.  Our membership can also help us champion the importance of good health and well-being to the wider public. To read more about becoming involved with the Trust, click here.

Our members also elect the public constituency of the Assembly of Governors. The Assembly meets on a regular basis to hear about and discuss developments in the Trust. These meetings are open to the public. Click here to consult minutes from Assembly meetings and to read about the Assembly of Governors.

Samaritans

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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