After a number of years and lots learned the Brierley Hill Project is going through a major restructure. BHP is growing from: a staff dependent, people-centred model measured by the popularity of sessions, to an outcome-centred model measured by progress in people who access the services. We will keep you updated as things progress and [...]
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The keep fit group is doing a great job helping local people to be fit and active in a fun way, numbers have grown and another 10 week course will start in April.
The community visiting team has had some of their clients in hospital this week, so they went to visit them there. One man [...]
The BHP are delighted to say that we have been successful with a grant from the BIG Lottery for £8732!! This is to help us look at future sustainability now that our 5 year contract with the lottery is coming to an end. The money will be spent on a consultant to help with the [...]
The holiday club has been full of excited children in the last few weeks, playing lots of games, drawing, colouring and just getting to know one and other, and us. We have had some new children this year which is great news.
We held one of our community socials to create a relaxed space for people [...]
This last couple of weeks has had lots of activity including 7 volunteer staff from Juniper Training painting our drop-in area. A handyman gave up a days work to oversee things and a volunteer from the café also helped.
Community visiting is going really well, we have lots of wonderful stories from the volunteers visiting clients [...]
Sainsbury’s staff continue to amaze us!! There was a raffle drawn on 16/12/11 which has raised another £412.70 for the BHP. We would also like to say a massive thank you to Mason Metals who have contributed £60 of food towards the hampers which we have been able to distribute to a number of families [...]
This week has been very busy with lots of people through the door. We have had great openings and opportunities to meet practical needs. Lots of children’s gifts have been donated through the Foodbank and DCVS, this has helped us support several families with clothes, toys and food. Community visiting was also productive this week, [...]
In May we have seen a number of our volunteers making great strides because of the increase in their confidence after being involved at BHP. Among them, we have one who has completed an 8 week training course when completing anything before was always a major issue. Another after working with toddlers and [...]