Hopeful Families

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Area of Delivery:  Calderdale, Kirklees and Wakefield

Building a brighter future.

Everyone should have the chance to succeed in life, to develop skills and build a career. Hopeful Families 
is a flexible community programme designed to help you overcome whatever challenges you face.

Run by Pluss and our community partners we can help you manage the tough times and build a brighter future.

Help with everyday life

Our support includes:

  • Personal development  help to build your confidence, health and wellbeing. 
  • Help with daily life  including advice on housing, money / debt, childcare, healthy eating, leisure relationships, anger-management and much more.
  • Help to manage your health condition, disability, anxiety or addiction.
  • Access to benefits and financial advice.
  • 1 to 1 support  a Family Mentor will work with you  and your family to help improve your situation
    and outlook.

Develop new skills

Our support includes:

  • Help to access training  anything from basic skills to vocational and professional qualifications.
  • Help to master digital technology  including computers, tablets, phones, software and the internet.
  • Help to prepare for work  including clubs and work trials so you can try out jobs and gain experience.
  • Job search  preparing CVs, applications and interview practice. We will also help you to approach employers.

Once you enter into work, we will stay in regular contact with you. You can also contact our helpline 
for advice and support.

Hopeful Families is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.


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