Skills Plus for Change is a specialist life-skills training programme for people with complex needs who are accessing the Opportunity and Change programme.

Typically they may have experienced mental ill-health, substance misuse, housing difficulties, domestic abuse or a history of offending.

Funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund, as part of the national Building Better Opportunities programme.

The service supports people to:

  • Manage money effectively
  • Sustain a tenancy or mortgage
  • Improve confidence and happiness
  • Live healthier lifestyles
  • Move towards employment

Each of the modules consists of five two-hour sessions.