Supporting people in our communities back into work!

BRIDGES is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund

Bridges - Work Stations in Walsall

Our Work-Stations are open NOW across Walsall. Join us at one of our sessions:

Brownhills Activity Centre, Chester Road North, Brownhills WS8 7JW - Monday 11am to 3pm

The Thomas Project, 196H Walsall Wood Road, Aldridge, Walsall WS9 8HB - Tuesday 10am to 2pm

Palfrey Community Centre, Milton Street,Walsall WS1 4LA - Wednesday 12pm to 3pm

Darlaston Community Recreational Centre, Hall Street, Darlaston Walsall WS10 8NW - Thursday 10am to 2pm

In partnership with Steps to Work, our project will support those who are 25 years of age and older, through our inspirational work support, making a BIG difference to your future!

We will support you through every step of the way in your search for employment, helping you overcome your personal barriers and making sure you are ready for YOUR JOB!

We gratefully acknowledge that BRIDGES is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund

Contact Terri, Tanisha, Sue or Jen at



Community Matters – Local Solutions

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

Community 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. 

Community Matters is managed by the Heart of England Community Foundation in partnership with local organisations across the Black Country.

Manor Farm Community Association is one of those partners.  We will be working alongside the following partners to deliver the project;  Access to Business, Accord Age Matters, Bilston Resource Centre, Black Country Housing Group, Ideal For All, Just Straight Talk, Refugee and Migrant Centre, SWEDA, TLC College, Walsall College, Walsall Housing Group, WELL Associates and Zebra Access.

Manor Farm Community Association will be delivering the following specific activities …

Free 'drop-in' sessions to build work skills every Wednesday 10am to 11.30am at Palfrey Community Centre, Milton Street, WS1 4LA.

Free Job Club, to help with CV and job search, every Wednesday 1.30pm to 3.00pm at Manor Farm Community Association.

Do you need more personalised support? One to one sessions arranged as necessary!

In partnership with Heart of England, our project supports all ages towards taking first steps towards employment. Perhaps you have not worked for some time and need help with CV writing, literacy or numeracy, we can help.

We gratefully acknowledge that our project is funded by the Community Fund and European Social Fund.

For more information about the Community Matters Programme please contact:

Mandy or Debbie or


For more information about the Community Matters Programme please email or visit



Family Matters - Working Well

Bringing positive change to families in the Walsall Area.

We offer help and support for unemployed people who look after family members, to find suitable volunteering and employment opportunities.

We offer free support to help you:

Learn new skills

Build self confidence

Find volunteering and work opportunities

Join us at one of the free drop in sessions at Palfrey Community Association, Milton Street, Walsall WS1 4LA on Wednesdays 9.30 am to 11.30 am or Thursdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm

Free Job Club – Wednesday 1.30pm to 3pm at Manor Farm Community Association.

Family Activity Sessions held in local libraries during school holidays. Family Fun activities are also held around Walsall with 16 partners currently participating in 'Family Matters' – Call for more details and get your family involved!

In partnership with Black Country Together our project supports unemployed people with families or people under the age of 25 years to build confidence and skills to look for employment and volunteering opportunities to fit around family life.

“Family Matters is funded by the European Social Fund and the Community Fund.”

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Check out these wonderful schemes in our Programme of Activities for 2018-2019