We provide services supporting local people into employment and self-employment and also recruitment services, office services and training courses for local businesses. Services include:

Self employment support, including free workshops in:

  • Business Finance
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • HMRC/HMRC Self Assessment
  • Legals
  • Business Planning
  • Business Club
  • Business Networking


  • Emergency First Aid at Work NucoTraining Level 3
  • Health and Safety in The Workplace NucoTraining Level 2
  • Food Safety in Catering/Retail NucoTraining Level 2

Volunteering support

Bilston Resource Centre is a registered charity providing access to education, training and job opportunities to the local community.

Free training includes:

  • English
  • Maths
  • ESOL
  • Basic IT
  • SAGE
  • ITQ

Employability skills include:

  • CV and Cover Letter writing
  • Jobsearch support
  • Interview Techniques
  • Linking with local employers

Gloucester Street Community Centre offers a range of services to the local community. It operates a OFSTED registered Childcare Service, for children aged 4 to 16years;

  • Breakfast Club, 7:30AM to 9AM
  • After School Club, 3PM to 6PM
  • Holiday Playscheme, 8AM to 6PM

Jobchange has been proviidng high quality guidance, advice and training for the people of the Black Country and Shropshire since 1983. It aims to provide the skills and knowledge needed, to get into or back into work, within a friendly and informal atmosphere, that provide access to employment and other local services needed to sustain that employment and encourage prosperity for all.
The service provides support to overcome the many barriers faced that stop residents getting into work and help them retain employment.

TLC College began in a garage premise with two volunteers on a mission to address issues being faced by local disadvantaged groups.

In 1997 TLC became incorporated as a “Not For Profit” Organisation and has now gained an excellent reputation for delivering a diverse range of support services to the community.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist – MOS
  • ICT – UK Online
  • ICT – Employability Skills
  • CISCO – IT Essentials
  • ESOL – Pre-entry through to Level 2
  • Languages – Arabic for adults

We assist local people to return to work in specific sectors, by providing free taster workshops that build confidence and help them develop the skills needed to work in the support sector e.g. as mentors in specialist agencies like Recovery Near You. We provide a very comfortable, safe learning environment and very small learning groups: this particularly suits learners with complex barriers to learning and work.

We are also an accredited centre to provide work-based qualifications up to Level 7, initial teacher training and other support related qualifications up to Level 4.

For more information regarding our services or any other enquiries you may have, please visit our website or give us a call.

It’s often the most basic things people need help with – housing, finding work, childcare, overcoming addictions. We help people to move forward in their life journey, one step at a time. We shelter. We support. We develop skills and we give opportunities.

  • Support with accommodation, nurseries, health and wellbeing
  • Free internet access
  • Training, including:
    • Food Hygiene Level 2
    • Paediatric Fist Aid
    • First Aid at Work
    • Conversational English
    • Manual Handling
    • English and Maths
  • Personal Growth:
    • Debt Management
    • Confidence Building
    • Stress Management Workshops

And much more!