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The Way Forward

The Way Forward project provides a unique, individualised service to achieving financial health for anyone who has been negatively impacted financially due to COVID19 and who has found themselves furloughed, redundant or working less hours since March 2020.

The project will provide a holistic approach to help people to regain financial fitness and re-enter training, education and work.

Backed by JP Morgan and based in Bournemouth and Poole, our team of dedicated advisors work with individuals to develop healthy habits to support financial security in what is a very unpredictable time.

The team delivers a personalised coaching programme through flexible online, telephone, face-to-face one to one appointments, and optional group sessions.

How can The Way Forward help me?

In partnership with local agencies, The Way Forward project will support you in identifying positive ways to manage money, create healthy spending habits and move towards financial independence. The team will work with you recognise transferable skills, access training and education to equip you to move towards employment.

You will gain the tools, skills and knowledge to make lasting positive changes. Our group sessions and one to one coaching include:

  • Financial wellbeing
  • Stress and anxiety management
  • Employability skills and confidence building
  • Digital and online skills

If you refer into The Way Forward project, we can have an initial discussion where you can learn more about the service and tailor a plan to your individual needs.

Who can join The Way Forward? Anyone from the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole area in Dorset who is aged 18 or over who has been negatively impacted financially due to COVID19 and has found themselves furloughed, redundant or working less hours since March 2020. Those who are at risk of losing their current employment are also eligible.

How do I join?

Please complete our online referral form or download a form to complete offline (please also read our privacy notice)and email it to: thewayforward@bcha.org.uk or call 01202 410610. Upon receipt of your referral form a member of the team will contact you to discuss your options.