Our Partners

We have partners involved at different levels through the Partnership. They may be Strategic Partners, working in collaboration to strengthen and grow the Partnership and achieve the aims set out in our Strategic Plan, or Delivery Partners involved in delivery on specific projects. We also work with many other organisations throughout the Black Country to change lives and support communities.

Access to Business

Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Access to Business supports local people into Employment, Self-Employment, Skills Training, Digital Skills and improved Health & Wellbeing .


Bilston Resource Centre

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Bilston Resource Centre (BRC) provides an employment, well-being and skills service to support and up-skill members of the community who are most disadvantaged living in Bilston and surrounding areas.

Black Country Housing Group

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
BCHG are more than a registered provider of social housing, we also support our local communities through our career development, training and employment services.

DCFA - Impact Training

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
DCFA Impact Training is committed to promoting autonomy in the communities it serves, upskilling people and encouraging growth to improve the life chance of people in the black country.

Green Square Accord

Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Health and Independence Services (formerly Age UK Walsall and Accord Age Matters) offers a wide range of services for people aged 40+ across the whole of the Black country.

Ideal for All

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
User-led Charity run by and for Disabled people and those in need of support. Person-centred information, advice and guidance and therapeutic horticulture to support positive health, mental wellbeing and employability skills for all. 

Just Straight Talk

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Just Straight Talk supports people by providing the practical help and motivation they need to turn their lives around and reach their life goals.

Manor Farm Community Association

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
A registered charity delivering varied activities and services in Walsall for over 44 years.

Refugee & Migrant Centre

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Assisting refugees and migrants through crisis and disadvantage, by removing barriers to their integration and enabling them to become equal citizens. 

Steps To Work

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
As a charity with over 20 years' experience, Steps To Work help local unemployed residents - many of whom face multiple barriers - to build their confidence, gain new skills and obtain secure employment.

SWEDA

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
SWEDA provides mentoring and training to support and inspire local communities to fulfil their potential by improving confidence, digital skills and access to employment and self-employment opportunities.

TLC College

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
TLC College provides tailored support to improve lives, living conditions and raise aspirations of marginalised individuals (including BAME and Migrants) to develop skills and confidence to grow and gain employment.

Walsall Housing Group

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
whg builds homes, communities and successful lives throughout the Midlands. We have 21,000 homes accommodating more than 60,000 people.

Well Training

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Global leader for developing people, transforming futures and growing communities.

Zebra Access

Strategic Partner and Delivery Partner (Black Country Futures Project)
Zebra Access provides advocacy, communication, employment and wellbeing support for Deaf, Deaf Blind, Hard of Hearing and Deafened people across Black Country and surrounding areas.

Testimonials

Manor Farm Community Association has been with Black Country Futures since it began. We have found this collaborative approach to delivery and strategic planning across the Black Country to be hugely beneficial. Working together with like-minded and committed organisations, we share and find solutions through this varied network of expertise, enabling our organisation to grow from being a local delivery organisation to being involved in a Black Country wide offer.

Sue Evans, Charity Manager @ Manor Farm Community Association

JST recognises the huge value of the wealth and knowledge of the partnership across the black country. The Black Country Futures partnership gives us the opportunity to be the voice of people that need it most. Strength in numbers is an asset and gives us a louder voice for us to champion people's needs.

Kate Beale, Project Manager @ Just Straight Talk

Being a member of Black Country Futures has enabled me to network with organisations that have a passion for delivering community services, share skills and develop new ideas and project proposals. I am excited about the future opportunities that membership offers.

Peter Hoarle, Head of Business Development @ Black Country Housing Group

BRC have joined BCF partnership because it is a way for us to connect and develop services across the Black Country working with partners. It is an opportunity to share good practice between organisations and be involved in projects that address the needs of the local people we serve.

Adam Bhardwaj, Operations Manager @ Bilston Resource Centre