Opportunity and Change

Opportunity and Change is part of Building Better Opportunities, a national programme funded by the European Social Fund and The National Community Fund, for people with multiple and complex needs in and around the Chesterfield area.
We will work with you to resolve complex needs and become more socially and economically active. The programme can support you with homelessness, misusing substances or alcohol, mental health, domestic abuse, offending or general unemployment issues.

We will work with you to create a tailored package of support that will give you the knowledge and the confidence to make a real change in your life. This may include:

  • Coaching with your Navigator
  • Addressing and supporting mental health needs
  • Confidence building through practical support
  • Housing support
  • Relationship building
  • Education
  • Training
  • Employment
  • Recognising and support with financial barriers
  • Support in employment

We want to support you to achieve confidence and stability and to provide mainstream services that you may otherwise not have the confidence to approach. At our centres you will have access to an information advice and guidance team, computers and the internet, college literature, jobs boards and a warm cup of tea or coffee. Please contact your local centre to find out more information or refer yourself on to the programme, you will find our centre contact details on the contact us page or email info@acorntraining.co.uk.