Wise Steps helps local people transform their lives, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund. Our project provides customers with one-to-one tailored support to help you make the first steps towards getting back into work. Meadow Well Connected work in partnership with The Wise Group and other local partners to deliver this programme.

Participants receive specialist one-to-one support from a dedicated Wise Steps Coach, working positively together to decide a personalised plan to address issues which are affecting their confidence and ability to move towards work. All participants can receive support for up to 18 months and can have access to a wide range of Specialist Partners who can help with:

  • Welfare and benefits advice
  • Counselling
  • Functional Skills
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Financial Inclusion, and much, much more!

The programme also includes a Wellbeing element, enabling participants to take part in activities which improve their wellbeing, either in a group or individually.

Our Wise Steps Coaches

Annette Patten 
Ian Miller
Am I Eligible?

Wise Steps can help is you are:

  • Aged 18 and over
  • Entitled to work in the UK
  • Not in paid employment or self-employment
  • Experiencing multiple barriers towards getting a job

For more information, please contact Annette Patten on 079388 376329 or email [email protected] or Ian Millar on 07388 376328 or email [email protected]