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What's Happening
Holy Rood House
Dear God...
“Hardly anyone can ever find God because God is right at the end of your mind after all the background thoughts are gone.”
Maisie Satchwell-Hust

Jericho Foundation
Ignition Project and Job Clubs
Our Progress:

May 2018 Update:

In the next 12 months we are aiming to achieve the following outputs:
  • The launch of three new Ignition Programmes and Job Clubs, bringing the total across Birmingham to 13 Ignition Programmes/Job Clubs
  • At least one additional Ignition Programme/Job Club being run, outside of Birmingham
  • 400 new jobseekers will have attended Ignition Programmes/Job Clubs
  • 100 individuals will have secured meaningful employment.
The outcomes for the unemployed beneficiaries of the Ignition programme will be:
  • Significantly increased opportunities for education, training and personal advancement
  • Significantly increased employment opportunities
  • Reduced social exclusion and reconnection with social networks
  • Improved confidence levels, self-esteem and social interaction
  • Increased economic independence
  • Greatly reduced risk of long term health, substance misuse and homelessness problems
  • Reduced repeat offending through economic independence
  • Increased ability to become significant contributors to the economy and culture their local communities
The outcomes for churches/faith/community organisations will be:
  • Improved reach and profile within local communities
  • Better utilisation of existing community assets
  • Increased opportunity for volunteer involvement in delivering measureable social benefit
  • Increased skills and confidence of volunteers
  • Increased employment levels in the local area which may help reduce crime, antisocial behaviour etc