Our guiding principles and values

The WLP and its members operate with a set of guiding principle which support the delivery of effective and impactful programmes and services, enabling residents to lead successful and fulfilled lives.

our guiding principles

Structured Opportunities

Creating an open and transparent partnership that is coordinated at a local level by grassroots voluntary and community partners.

Effective communications

Promoting a positive image of the City, its residents and the grassroots organisations that support them.

Supporting Local Solutions

Matching the supply of skilled people to the local demand for employment and enterprise by working closely with key agencies such as DWP/JCP, Wolves at Work and local Employers.


Empowering residents of the City to improve their own circumstances and life chances with tailored support delivered locally. Residents are encouraged to engage and participate in defining services..

Clear Pathways

Working with key agencies and other statutory providers across the Black Country to strategically plan ways in which higher-level learning, information and opportunities can be accessed in local communities.

our values