Changing Futures

The Changing Futures project is transforming the lives of people across Lancashire who are struggling with multiple and complex barriers: hear from some of the people involved in this short film:

The Changing Futures project is focussed on supporting people facing multiple and complex barriers to employment. All participants are unemployed or economically inactive and are at high risk of social exclusion, such as people from BME communities, people with physical or mental health problems and people with learning difficulties.

Through the Changing Futures project, our partners work with each participant as an individual. Our Transformational Coaches help each participant to understand their own abilities, skills and interests to identify ways to help address their multiple barriers to economic activity.


Jane’s Story

Before having support from the Changing Futures Project, Jane was unemployed and struggling with multiple barriers, including out of date skills (particularly with IT), ill health, depression and debt problems. Her Transformational Coach worked with her to tackle each one.


Changing Futures in Action:

Here are some of our participant’s journeys through this project:


Can the Changing Futures project help you or someone you know?

The Building Better Opportunities team at Selnet Ltd are the initial point of contact to answer queries and signpost to the relevant support.

The Changing Futures project is part of the nationwide Building Better Opportunities programme to help tackle the poverty and social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged people in England. Following an extension to the project, it will now receive £5.8M of funding from the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.