Accelerate Partnership Spotlight

Volunteer Friends our partners in Bulkington are offering a wide range of support services and volunteering opportunities for Accelerate participants, including healthy eating and budget friendly cooking classes in their kitchens. During the Covid-19 outbreak, Volunteer Friends have given us some of their best loved recipes to share with you all. Today we have Tuna[…]

Accelerate Partnership Spotlight

Valley House believes everyone should have the chance to live a happy and fulfilling life. We work with disadvantaged individuals and families in and around Coventry. Our services help people struggling with issues such as homelessness, depression and unemployment to get their lives back together, become independent and look forward to a brighter future. We[…]

New Resources Webpage

The Accelerate website has a new Resources page where you can find direct links to services and help in Coventry and Warwickshire Links include where to go for money help, how to find your nearest foodbank and how to get help if you’re feeling low and depressed. https://www.accelerate.org.uk/learning-resources/

Accelerate Partnership Spotlight

White Hart Community Groups was formerly the Volunteer Centre North Warwickshire which started in 1980. One of Accelerate’s smaller partners, WHCG help to support participants in Atherstone and surrounding villages. Based at White Hart House on Long Street in Atherstone. The organisation offers local people the chance to take part in a variety of activities,[…]

Accelerate Partnership Spotlight

Numidia is a learner focused training organisation committed to improving opportunities for local people through education and training. Central to their ethos is the belief that all individuals, whatever their background, can achieve with the right support. They have a 20-year track record of delivering ESOL, English and Maths training across Coventry and Warwickshire. They[…]

Accelerate is still accepting referrals for people needing support from across Coventry and Warwickshire who are aged 19 and above.

With thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund & European Social Fund we will be continuing to work with people remotely, taking steps to ensure they are in regular contact with their Journey Guides via telephone or online services. As no face to face appointments are currently being held we keep exploring ways to continue supporting people via online resources,[…]

New Ihasco training for Accelerate Participants

Accelerate is offering certificated courses specially for our participants to gain valuable training for work, these include: COSHH training certificate Health & Safety Basics and Essentials First Aid at Work Food Safety and Health L2 Manual Handling (with or without tyres) All our participants can benefit from achieving these certificates, our Journey Guides support participants[…]

Invitation to Quote: Marketing – Case Studies

Introduction The Coventry and Warwickshire Co-operative Development Agency (CWCDA) is the lead partner of a local partnership which is delivering the Accelerate project. These contracts have been funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund and are part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme. Accelerate aims to deliver a varied and[…]

UB40 fan’s ‘Labour of Love’ to find work pays off

A secure job, a fulfilling relationship and evenings out watching live bands play your favourite tunes. Sounds like the recipe for a happy life for most people and Stuart is no different. After being unemployed for four years, Stuart was introduced to Georgina Bradley who works on Accelerate, an employment support service offered by Grapevine. He[…]