Care Package Project Impact

In March 2020, at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Country was placed into a full lockdown. Worcester Community Trust (WCT) responded by establishing a Care Package Project (CPP) to support those who were isolating, shielding or in need of some additional...

Worcester Community Trust recognised as a UK Business hero

Worcester Community Trust is delighted to have been recognised by the British Chambers of Commerce in recognition of our work supporting our local community during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Nominated by Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce as a...

Domestic Abuse Champions needed

“HELP US TO REACH THE UNREACHABLE! Throughout COVID-19 lockdown, domestic abuse victims & children in our county have been stuck with their perpetrators with no access to support from our available services. Since lockdown eased, our core agencies have been...

All our Community Centres are Covid secure and open for bookings

We are are delighted that our centres, although appointment based, are now open for bookings. If you are looking for a venue to hold a meeting, training course, exercise class, activity, or you have other requirements, please do...

As we emerge from Lockdown to a new kind of normal please take a few minutes to read a message from our CEO Ruth Heywood

Worcester Community Trust, the communities we serve, along with the whole country have been through the most unprecedented of times in the past 4 months. As lockdown begins to ease we reflect on what has been a challenging time...

Worcester Community Trust runs 10 different projects across the City of Worcester and manages 6 community hubs including the Building Block in Warndon, working with those who need support improving health and wellbeing. Last year we provided opportunities and support to over 4500 people, enhancing skills, increasing confidence and bringing people together.

This is just some of the impact we have had since April 2017 to now – we can only do all this with your support!

Hot meals served to older people

Youth sessions taken place

People gaining accredited training or learning new skills

Women supported to leave an abusive relationship

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Care Package Project Impact

In March 2020, at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Country was placed into a full lockdown. Worcester Community Trust (WCT) responded by establishing a Care Package Project (CPP) to support those who were isolating, shielding or in need of some additional...

CEO to take on the #The40thrace

Ruth Heywood, CEO of Worcester Community Trust this weekend takes on the London Marathon #The40thrace her own way. With both the original April date and the rearranged October date both cancelled due to Covid-19 thousands of runners will now take on the Marathon on...

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📣 Join our Team!

We are recruiting for a Volunteer Coordinator to join our The National Lottery Community Fund funded Community Connectors Programme.

8 month, 30 hr/wk fixed term post to cover maternity leave.

Full details on our website - www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/a…/job-vacancies/

Closing date 9am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
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is life losing its sparkle?

Are you feeling Depressed...Anxious...Irritable...Angry? Do you have trouble sleeping, difficulty concentrating, problems in controlling your emotions, or is life just losing it sparkle?

MoodMaster can help!

MoodMaster is a 12 week course to help you deal with troublesome emotions and give positive, structured to help make your life more enjoyable.

We are running a FREE online 12 week course starting on Thursday 21st January from 11am-12pm

The course will be delivered via Zoom so you will need access to a computer, laptop or tablet to take part.

Place are limited so book now to secure your space.

To book contact Lisa on 07871 063339 or email lisas@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk
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We are recruiting!

BBO Job Coach

Worcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion Worcestershire

Fusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fourth year and is planned to run until September 2022.

To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach.

You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants. The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.

For more information and to request an application pack please visit our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/a.../job-vacancies/

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
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Worcester Community Trust

We are recruiting!

BBO Job Coach

Worcester Community Trust is a partner in an innovative Worcestershire consortium, Fusion Worcestershire

Fusion have been successful in securing funding from the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund to deliver the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme across the County. The project is currently in its fourth year and is planned to run until September 2022.

To take forward our success we are seeking to appoint an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic person to be a Building Better Opportunities Job Coach.

You will work with Worcester Community Trust and the wider BBO team to provide employment support to participants. The appointed person is required to work with people furthest from the labour market and support individuals through a tailored and creative action plan enabling people to reach their full potential.

For more information and to request an application pack please visit our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/a…/job-vacancies/

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 27th January 2021
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Dancefest have some exciting dance classes happening today to keep the kids moving while being at home. Check out all the details below ⬇️ ... See MoreSee Less

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Wishing all of our staff, volunteers, clients, funders and supporters a very Happy New Year.

Whilst we cannot predict what will happen over the next few weeks and months we will be here to support anyone who needs any help, guidance or support through our projects. All of our Project Workers are available so please get in touch. We will be updating our service delivery over the next few days so keep an eye on our facebook page for updates on what we are doing.

We would also like to take this opportunity to say a very big thank you for the support we received at Christmas which enabled us to provide gifts to our young people, provide meals and hampers for our elderly clients and offer support for those most in need over the festive period:

🎉 8 Year old Daisy who raised over £1200 selling her log Santas
🎉 Barchester Healthcare (Latimer Court) for the incredible donation of children's toys donated by staff, residents families, Argos (Blackpole) and Sainsbury's (Worcester)
🎉 The Kiln for their toys and cash donations from their supporters
🎉 King's Worcester pupils for raising funds by having a Christmas Jumper day and providing 70 hand written Christmas cards for our elderly clients
🎉 Asda (Worcester) for providing a selection of Christmas treats for food hampers
🎉@BallardsLLP for donating 200 selection boxes for our 'crafts with Santa' activities
🎉 Sheena Glew & Paul Glew and their friends, family and customers of Murrays Pharmacy (Worcester) for their generous donation of children's toys and games
🎉 Western Power Distribution for their grant to enable us to support our Clients over the Christmas period enabling us to provide freshly prepared meals and hampers to our older clients
🎉 Worcestershire Community Foundation to enable us to provide emergency support to individuals and families most in need, as well as food and meals for the elderly.

To get in touch you can phone Customer Services on 01905 453453, complete an enquiry form on our website www.worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk/contact-us/ or email us at booking@worcestercommunitytrust.org.uk
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Everyone at Worcester Community Trust wishes you a Joyful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Please note that all the Centres and Customer Services is now closed until Monday 4th January 2020

Thank you for all your support this year
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The Christmas spirit in Worcester is alive and well! 🎄🎅🎄🎅

A massive thank you to Sheena and Paul Glew for this incredible donation of toys and gifts for us to distribute to children and families this Christmas to help us make sure no one goes without this year.

Sheena, who works for Murrays Pharmacy, put a call out for donations to customers and friends resulting in 2 large deliveries to us over the past few weeks.

Thank you to everyone who donated - your support is so appreciated
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