WCDA is working in partnership with other organizations to provide a program offering new skills, confidence building and most importantly opportunities for our long-term unemployed. This programme is called Building Better Opportunities or BBO.

Whitley is a strong, proud and diverse community of 12,157 people living in a place marked as deprived.

  • 15.2% of people within the working age range are claiming benefits
  • 30.4 % of people within the working age range have no formal qualifications

However, Whitleyites are more than statistics and figures.
We stand for bettering ourselves
We stand for our community
We stand for change.

We are offering :

      • Mentoring, guidance and advice.
      • Help to find volunteering and training.
      • To help you in your journey to employment ( Job hunting, CV writing ect.)

For more information please contact


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