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BBO Employment Support available


If you are based in Worcestershire; have recently lost your job or are long term unemployed, our Building Better Opportunities project could help you.

Published - 01 May 2020 | Read more

Information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) for our customers


As per Government and Public Health England advice, here at The Community Housing Group we are currently operating as normal and will continue to provide services and support to our customers. 

Published - 09 Mar 2020 | Read more

How Cheryon gained new confidence


Cheryon was referred to the BBO programme by Kidderminster JCP as she had sadly been made redundant after 20 years’ working as a sewing machinist.

Published - 23 Oct 2019 | Read more

A 'paw' in the right direction


Sarah was referred to Building Better Opportunities (BBO) in February 2019 by her support worker to gain some support with finding her suitable employment.

Published - 22 Oct 2019 | Read more

Paul finds his confidence and a new job


When Paul was referred to the BBO programme by Kidderminster JCP in March this year, he had been unemployed for over 5 years.

Published - 18 Oct 2019 | Read more

What a difference a year makes! David’s story…


I found out about Building Better Opportunities (BBO) through Citizen Housing in April 2018. At this point I felt I had very little prospects and didn’t think anyone would ever employ me again.

Published - 17 Oct 2019 | Read more

Adam overcomes his anxiety


Confidence can play a huge part in getting a job, especially for someone like Adam, who has suffered with social anxiety and health issues.

Published - 10 Oct 2019 | Read more

How Penny gained new confidence


My job coach, Laura was amazing in helping me get my job. I am now earning for my children and I am so proud when I walk from work to pick up my children in my uniform, it makes me feel so much better

Published - 09 Oct 2019 | Read more

Life after BBO - Aaron's Story


Aaron was referred to Vestia by Kidderminster Job Centre in April 2018. We recently caught up with Aaron to find out how he is getting on.

Published - 17 May 2019 | Read more

Life after BBO – Matthew’s Story


Matthew was unable to continue in the line of work he had done previously due to his health. BBO supported him to complete an IT course and begin an apprenticeship with the NHS.

Published - 02 May 2019 | Read more

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