You decided to leave your country and to challenge yourself moving in the UK. You have a good qualification, some experience and great ambitions to support yourself and your family in a new for you country. You want to find new friends and a new job and to prove to yourself and others, that you are smart, optimist and full of energy “to move mountains” and settle down in a new life.
You came to the right place!
Our aim is to help you to find your personal space in the UK, to improve your skills and qualification, so you might find it easy to live in a different country, to decrease a gap between your skills and a decent job, where you can enjoy and succeed!
So, now you are in the UK…
It is great, if you are prepared well and can communicate and understand your new friends on their language. However, life in the UK is full of surprises and new challenges, which can affect your confidence and self-esteem. It is not always easy to follow rules, especially if you do not know English well enough to communicate, have difficulties to understand the system of public bodies and not sure where to look for a job, or how to find an appropriate home to live. You want to improve your English, to find a professional advice about jobs or courses; you might want to upgrade your computer skills or to just to feel good in an alien for you county.
We are a group of migrants, who came to the UK just a few years before you and went through the same challenges and difficulties.
We spent enough time to study hard about the UK’s system and now we want to share our knowledge, support and information, because we understand you, speak on the same language and want to help you in finding a better life.
We work with companies and individuals in both, migrants’ and local’ communities to develop a greater understanding and knowledge about opportunities and challenges that Eastern European migrants face in the process of the integration in the UK.
We help you succeed
Starting as a Midlands Lithuanian community, gradually we expanded in a multicultural community centre, working with people from most of Eastern European countries – Bulgaria, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia and Ukraine. We share our knowledge, support and information, because we are understand their needs and want to help them to have an easy life in the UK We work with companies and individuals to develop a greater understanding and knowledge about opportunities and challenges that Eastern European migrants face in the process of the integration in the UK.
What we offer
We provide information about integration into the UK business environment, making accessible advisory and guidance services on work, study and living in the UK. We provide Career Guidance and employment support, ESOL classes and ICT courses and classes, help to alcoholics’ anonymous, support victims of domestic violence by giving advice, help and shelter for ethnic minorities, living in West Midland area.
Why choose us
Our main aim is to provide informative / mentoring / befriending / counselling and institutional support on all aspects of living in the UK, so members of our communities will feel involved and benefit into the social and economic life of the UK and will be able to reach their full potential.
We provide a high quality services at low costs. We are aware about hard living in the UK for our compatriots and will not ask you to pay for unnecessary administration or for the additional cost with renting prestigious offices
What is unique about us
The uniqueness of our service is that services, information and advocacy is provided for benefits of our compatriots and on their native language. We want people from Eastern Europe who came to the UK to live, to work or study to feel here like at home. For us, as migrants themselves, it is important that our compatriots could understand the system of English public services and able to use it despite of a language barrier.
We accept the fact that our clients who came from Eastern Europe have a different psychological and social mind-set and mentality about asking for help, advice or information. This prevents them from utilising any services it fully.
We remember how we struggled when we first came to the UK, and want to help others to avoid many problems, which mainly linked with limited knowledge of English. Our aim is to provide assistance and support our clients from Central and Eastern Europe in closing language gaps, so their life and integration in the UK will be easier.