Funded through the European Social Fund, Communities for Work (CfW) provides one-to-one help to people who need extra support to find work. There are many different ways CfW could help. For example, the support you could get includes:
- Training and education
- CV Writing, creating accounts for indeed/find a job etc and applying for work
- Interview tips and techniques
- Kickstart support
- Volunteering opportunities and work placements
- Finding paid employment
- Advice for becoming self-employed
- Better off calculations
- Mental health support (such as anxiety, stress and depression)
- Help with confidence and motivation
- Help with computers
- Wellbeing support
CfW is open to those who:
- are aged between 16 and 24 years old and not in employment, education or training,
- or over 25 years old and meet one of the following criteria:
- Have a work-limiting health condition
- Are caring for an adult or child
- Have been out of work for 12 months or more
- Are out of work and not claiming any benefit
It is easy to apply if you think you are eligible for the support.
All you need to do is email your full name, address (including post code) and telephone number to this email link CfW referrals.
Your details will then be sent to a CfW adviser in your local authority area, who will contact you to arrange a meeting to check your eligibility and go through how they can help.