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AAF is an accredited training organisation with 20 years’ experience working mainly with BME communities. We are Matrix accredited and have successfully delivered a number of skills and employment programmes including London Councils/ESF and European Integration Fund. We offer training facilities, excellent links and networks within diverse networks and great professionalism.

We are a small BME Housing Association which operates in South London. We have a wealth of experience in working with women and their housing issues. We are committed to the provision of social housing and providing services to bring additional opportunities to our residents. We have a sound governance structure, a sound financial base and a board member with substantial experience of applying and obtaining EU grants . We have a number of ideas to develop into projects which we hope can attract EU funding.

Family Psychological Services UK is a charity based in South East London. We provide low-cost counselling and psychotherapy to adults, couples, families and children. We also offer parenting workshops. We work closely with Children’s Centers, GPs, IAPT and schools to offer and promote counselling for adults and children. As part of this partnership we will extend our work and provide sessions at various other locations.

We can bring a track record in delivering on family learning, some employment and working with young people We have some very experienced staff and volunteers who can do a good job. We are experienced in partnership delivery, management and support.

HCT Group is a leading provider of public transport and related training services in the UK whilst promoting the concepts of social justice and equality for all. The combination of its services has led to its partnership working with other bus operators such as First, East London, Metrobus, Go Ahead, Abellio, CT Plus, etc. over the last 8 years. It prides itself in delivering end-to-end sector (transport and logistics) specific skills and employment support to BAME, lone parent, women, long term unemployed, who want to work and are prevented from doing so by a range of barriers. HCT has established partnership management structure which it adopts for its projects.

We are an OISC level 3 immigration adviser. We also provide one to one counselling to women who experienced gender-based violence and provide therapeutic activities to them. We run Homework club for young refugee and migrant carers.

We work primarily with refugees and migrants in London but with focus in Lewisham, Greenwich, Southwark, Bromley and Bexley. 80% of our clients are migrant and refugee women who face poverty and isolation. Many of them are work ready and preparing themselves to get into employment by attending our ESOL and Literacy classes.
As an organisation, we have a long history of providing quality services to our clients. We are financially healthy, organisationally capable with skilled and committed staff and trustees. We are competent in managing projects and our Director was an ESF Officer helping organisations navigate the complexities of applying to, monitoring and reporting ESF projects.

As a partner, we will help achieve the targets by helping women get into employment, tackle financial literacy and break language barriers. We have an established women’s project running since 2008.

“Making It Work” is a consortium of 11 organisations run by and for Deaf and Disabled people, providing services to over 15,000 Disabled people across 19 London boroughs. Over the past 3 years we have achieved a 37% success rate in getting Disabled people into employment. We are successful because of our existing engagement with local Disabled people; our specialist knowledge of barriers to employment (64% of our staff have lived experience of being Deaf or Disabled); our holistic and person centred approach to employment support; and our expertise in engaging employers and supporting them to overcome barriers and discrimination within work and recruitment practices. Within the consortium we are able to offer a wide range of employment and skills support options.

Rosetta has been using visual art to transform lives for over 20 years. Rosetta delivers art and cultural education, which moves beyond traditional classroom instruction to give an integrative visual arts offer, that provides engaging cross-cultural experiences and breaks down barriers for access to quality visual art education. As an accredited training provider we reach out to individuals and groups at different stages from Arts Award and beginner programmes through to degree subjects and specialised professional development courses. For 16 – 25 year olds we offer creative enterprise courses aimed at bridging the gap between visual thinking and practice and the creative industries. In order to make our client groups more competitive in the job market (across many industries). Our interactive visual arts offer is delivered by professional artist educators in schools and external venues and onsite, where we have a fully equipped art centre including a darkroom, pottery studio, photography studio, printmaking facilities and an interactive gallery and workshop space. Rosetta is a reliable and financially sound organisation.

School of Hard Knocks

A unique method for engaging, motivating and empowering people using sport (principally rugby and boxing) and classroom based activity. We have a strong track record working with unemployed adults and children at risk of exclusion from school and have worked successfully with the DWP since 2012.

SEEC is a social enterprise supporting people with Mental Health issues and Autism into employment. We are an expert in this specialist area, working across Dept of Health and DWP to provide a bridge between these departments, enabling clients to the best position to gain employment. We have excellent local links within the three boroughs and work in partnerships with local authorities and other providers.
SEEC’s mission is that everyone can enjoy the benefits of working life, recovery is achievable for all and the right employment can be a key principle in the recovery journey.