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Family Matters (Sandwell Consortium)

The Building Better Opportunities programme is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund who are co-investing in local projects tackling the root causes of worklessness, promoting social inclusion and driving local jobs and growth.

Family Matters is one of four projects within this programme across the Black Country and will help people across Walsall, Wolverhampton, Dudley and Sandwell move into or closer to employment by developing their skills and confidence.

Family Matters is managed by the Black Country Together CIC in partnership with 16 local organisations across the Black Country, Sandwell Consortium is one of those partners. 

Ideal for All will be working with Sandwell Consortium to deliver the project.

For more information about the Family Matters Programme please contact Sandwell Consortium on 0121 533 2668.

For more information about Family Matters in the Black Country please email Familymatters@blackcountrytogether.info or visit www.blackcountrytogether.info

Building Better Opportunities

The National Lottery Community Fund is the largest funder of community activity in the UK. It puts people in the lead to improve their lives and communities, often through small, local projects. It is responsible for giving out 40% of the money raised by National Lottery players for good causes. Every year it invests over £650 million and awards around 12,000 grants across the UK for health, education, environment and charitable purposes.

Since June 2004 it has awarded over £8 billion to projects that change the lives of millions of people.

The Family Matters project has received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit Gov.uk