Stronger Families Programme

Stronger Families is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund to support parents to access training, start job searching and find employment.

We realise there are lots of reasons that day to day life can make this difficult and offer support with things like health and wellbeing, reducing debt and budgeting as well as supporting the transition into work. We work closely with other organisations that offer a range of services.

It’s a voluntary programme and is available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria.

How do I access this support?

To be eligible you must:

What happens when I join the programme?

You will be allocated a friendly Key Worker who will work with you for about 6 months. Your Key Worker will meet with you regularly to understand your needs, strengths and job goals. You will have access to specialists who can work with you on:

We also link in with a range of services that provide support for:

Services Offered

Co-ordinated 1-1 keyworker support

Specialist 1-1 support

Group work

Work Placements

CV writing, job searching

1-1 Debt advice

Small group work – Health and Wellbeing

This is not a gendered service; however you can request a female worker.

Telephone: 0113 386 9900 Hub for all referrals and enquiries (call back service offered)

Website: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/residents/learning-and-job-opportunities/stronger-families-programme

Email: strongerfamilies@barca-leeds.org

Availability: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm Fri 9am-4:30pm

Languages: Interpreters available