Next Gen

Back to school: supporting children & teenagers out of lockdown - How will a generation of children and young people, who have spent the last 5 months in lockdown, cope with going back to school? This summer, LBC Next Gen have been working hard to equip Next Gen Workers to provide the support that will be needed.
Mental health and bereavement training delivered to Black Country kids and youth workers. - As concerns continue to rise about the impact of months of isolation on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as issues of bereavement, LBC Next Gen has partnered with two organisations to deliver training to Black Country kids and youth workers to equip them post-lockdown.
A new Year Out Programme for the Black Country - A new Year Out Programme for young people aged 18-25 will be starting in September 2020 called EXPAND, run by a partnership of Dudley churches in association with the Love Dudley and Love Black Country Next Gen network.

Connect

We’d love to help you connect to “Next Gen”. We believe that it is only when we listen to God and work TOGETHER that we will see our area transformed. Deb Chamberlain is our Next Gen Champion and will be happy to tell you more about our work with the Next Generation in the Black Country. Please drop her a line at deb@loveblackcountry.org.uk and she’ll make sure you get connected to the right people.