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City Deal Working Together is moving into the third and final year of delivery

City Deal ‘Working Together’ is a pilot project which aims to increase the employability and employment of 2,800 long-term unemployed and economically inactive Black Country social housing tenants, and move 900 of them into work over a three year delivery period.

To date the project has engaged 1647 customers and produced 202 job outcomes.

The Working Together team have delivered qualifications, skills, and customers have become more digitally inclusive, and have improved optimism and confidence. They have recorded 3536 soft outcomes – meaning all customers leave the project with 2 or more positive outcomes.  

Timeline for the remainder of the project:

  • Start of Year 3 delivery May 2017
  • Stakeholder event October 2018
  • Engagements till end of July 2018
  • Maximise jobs and Implement Exit Strategy Aug–Oct 2018
  • Celebration Event Nov 2018
  • Job Tracking/Evaluation Nov 18-March 2019

To read the interim evaluation contact:

For further information, please contact Jacki Lakin, City Deal Director, on 01902 571201.

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