A programme that has delivered life-changing support to help thousands of long-term unemployed people as they try to find work has secured £3.4m funding to enable its work to continue for another two years.
Long term unemployed people are receiving computer equipment, access to the internet, and digital skills training.
This will begin from 1st July 2020. (Photo taken before social distancing)
The issues facing people are complex and varied including debt and finance, housing, mental health illness, addiction and isolation.
The scheme started in March 2018, and sees a team of 25 advocates working with households across the city region.
Yasmin came to this country with no English language skills.