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Reach & Unite Outreach & Empowerment CIC sparkle at awards ceremony

Award winners at Chamber Awards 2022

Huge congratulations to Dominique and her team at Reach & Unite Outreach & Empowerment CIC (RUOE) who won Third Sector Business of the Year at the Black Country Chamber Awards 2022 recently.

Reach and Unite Outreach and Empowerment (RUOE) CIC, is a therapeutic support and childcare service that targets groups of young people who may be vulnerable to marginalisation. This includes young people from BAME communities and young people with complex and behavioural needs. 

The company began their journey with support from the student start-up programme SPEED and following this moved into SPARK Business Incubation Centre, the Universities start-up incubator located at Wolverhampton Science Park.   

Dominique Williams, Founding Director & CEO, RUOE CIC, said “Our greatest achievements are seeing the impact our service is having on young people’s lives. Our aim is to meet the needs of all young people that we support in safe and trusted spaces.  Our activities and therapeutic approach are strategically planned to promote resilience, develop a sense of social responsibility, improve confidence and emotional wellbeing.” 

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RUOE provides a variety of support services including sensory outreach sessions, one to one confidence building and therapy sessions, physical fitness and sport within their activity clubs including swimming, trampolining and cycling, forest schools, cooking plus many more all offering support to young people that have experienced difficulties, assisting them to find the right path for them into future education, employment and training as well as opportunities to be a part of community groups in areas of interest building our positive and resilient community of the future.   

Reach and Unite Outreach and Empowerment CIC (RUOE) work closely with University of Wolverhampton to offer opportunities for students. They also offer a number of opportunities for volunteers, believing it’s never too late to embark on your career of choice. Placements provide an opportunity to gain valuable experience, improve confidence, skills and employability.   

Find out more about RUOE CIC and their commitment to community. Find out more about starting a business at SPARK Business Incubation Centre. 



For more information please contact the Corporate Communications Team.

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