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[sm_custom_heading heading_tag=”h1″]Positive Progressions[/sm_custom_heading][sm_column_text]We can support you to make positive changes, improve your skills and be more confident. You will receive long-term, one-to-one mentoring and support from a adviser 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.[/sm_column_text][sm_custom_heading heading_tag=”h3″]Want more information? Fill in the form below or call 01904 554277.[/sm_custom_heading]
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[sm_column_text]You’re eligible for Positive Progressions if:

  • You’re over 18 and
  • You’re unemployed and have an additional barrier such as physical or mental health, age, basic skills or financial problems or
  • You’re “economically inactive” and receiving UC, 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, or if you do not have dependent children living with you. (If you don’t have dependent children living with you, you may still be eligible for Action Towards Inclusion.)

What can I expect?

You’ll have a adviser, who will work with you on a one-to-one basis.

You may decide to get involved in other activities 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 activities.

You’ll also have the opportunity to access help from other places, which could include:

Access to workshops to help you understand your skills, develop your CV, interview skills, job search and job applications
Access community support and services
Digital skills
Health and well-being activities, including Counselling
Vocational training, volunteering and work experience
Debt advice
Crisis resolution

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[sm_column_text]Information for Referral Agencies These activities are being delivered as part of the Positive Progressions 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).[/sm_column_text]