We can support you step by step to make positive changes, improve your skills and be more confident. You will receive long-term, one-to-one mentoring and support from a keyworker that enables you to overcome barriers, improve your wellbeing and move you closer to education, training, job-searching and employment.Your mentor can also support you to access the services you need to resolve health, finance and skills issues.
You’re eligible for Action Towards Inclusion if:
You’re over 18 and
You’ve been unemployed and have an additional barrier such as health, basic skills or financial problems or
You’re “economically inactive” and receiving ESA, Income Support, Pension Credit or not claiming any type of benefit and not working.
You’re not eligible if you’re working, including 0 hour contracts.
What can I expect?
You’ll have a keyworker, who will work with you on a one-to-one basis to support you.
You’ll be involved in other activities, chosen specifically for you, which will help you to overcome your barriers and move closer to training, education, and employment. These could include English, maths and ICT skills as well as other fun activities.
You’ll also have the opportunity to access help from other places, which could include:
Help to access community support and services
Health, therapy, counselling and well-being activities
Vocational training, volunteering and work experience
These activities are being delivered as part of the Action Towards Inclusion project, part of the national Building Better Opportunities (BBO) programme. This project is being funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund (ESF).