Hammersmith and Fulham
Action West London is both an established
LEAD organisation and DELIVERY
partner with a turnover of £1.2
million. We have an excellent track
record over 17 years of delivering a
wide range of education, training,
business start-up and social
enterprise projects e.g. ‘end to end’
Work programme; EIF ESOL,
NEET/ young offender/care leavers
projects . MIS, financial controls,
project management, Quality and
audit systems are in place- and
committed, experienced staff.
Action West London is a reliable and financially sound organisation with extensive experience in ESF and other EU funded projects .We have already led a VCS consortium Big Lottery/ ESF West London bid for the BAME women employment project. We would like to lead on other forthcoming bids (e.g. Refugees) and would also like to
to join in as a delivery partner in all the ESF themes.
Access to target client group. Considerable ESF experience. Corporate resources.
AWC has evidence of successful history of supporting BME women, and girls to overcome their experiences, and of improving their safety, wellbeing and self-confidence.
Our key strength is our knowledge of, and strong working relationships with, existing services across the Tri-borough area and we also offer an excellent consistent, safe, tailored and visible profile for ‘hard to reach’ BME women and girls to access our services and for organisations wishing to work alongside us.
Currently we are the only organisation representing BME community groups in Angelou partnership; delivering Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) community-based services in the Tri-borough (Kensington, Hammersmith and Fulham, Chelsea and Westminster) and Brent.
Equally our ‘Women Into Employment’ project, which supports and skilled-up unemployed women survivors of domestic violence; to move closer to the job market, is a very popular.
We are a not for profit cycling social enterprise. We have put that we are pan London as we work and can work all over London. However we have our main bases in Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest and Hammersmith.
We are a not for profit social enterprise focused on creating a more diverse cycling community, improving mechanical skills and developing greener businesses.
We are able to run All Ability Clubs or Cycling for Health programmes.
We are also able to train people to become bike mechanics. We have an excellent record of supporting people into work, with around half of our trainees going on to find work.
We would be interested in being a host organisation for specialist skilled support for carers into employment, or a local delivery partner. Experience – we ran a successful very small scale pilot project supporting carers into employment. We worked with 30 carers in Westminster to encourage them into an employability programme, training courses and supported volunteering. Reach – we have regular contact with more than 3,000 carers in the central London boroughs of Westminster and Hammersmith and Fulham. Quality – we are a highly professional organisation with a track record of meeting stretching targets and delivering local authority contracts as well as trust funded work. Responsive – carers needs are constantly changing and we are well-versed in adapting what we do to better suit the needs of our beneficiaries. Meeting needs – CN is a well-established local player with a long history of providing carer support, advice and advocacy, events, trips, information and support. We administer small grants programmes and organise very successful local events.
Centrepoint works with over 500 young people across our 33 London services. Every young person who arrives at Centrepoint receives a health and learning assessment which then informs support plans within our Support Model approach comprising health, learning and key workers. We work with young people to address their health needs. Centrepoint has extensive experience of the issues that homeless young people face. Support is tailored for each young person. We deliver a functional skills programme including qualifications in Maths, English and ICT. We run the Workwise programme, a sector-based work academy and progressed 70 young people into employment over the last year. We deliver a Sports and Volunteer programme which motivates young people who are furthest away from the labour market who arrive in crises with high level needs to progress onto EET activities. The results of our family mediation pilot project in Lewisham showed that 82% of young people improved their family relationships.
Construction Youth Trust is a charity helping young people in England and Wales to build better futures by giving them access to training, education and employment opportunities in the construction industry.
We support young people whose journey to work may be challenging due to barriers such as financial circumstances, lack of awareness of opportunities, low self-esteem, gender or ethnicity.
We inspire and support young people with a passion for construction through education, practical work experience and employment brokerage.
We work in partnership to deliver free courses that provide practical work experience as well as careers advice.
EBSI are based in London and are well known as the local provider of work experience and employability skills programmes to over 30 schools in the area. On an annual basis we work with around 15,000 students. We have very good contacts with local schools and over 4,000 employers on our database. We are very well placed to work with providers on NEET, or Traineeship and Apprenticeship programmes, and have good links to take these programmes into schools. We also have the skills and programmes to work with adults, Lone parents and other groups to share our employability, enterprise programmes as well as well placed to engage with employers to offer work experience opportunities.
EWEG delivers a range of programmes to BAMER women with a small staff team supported by volunteers who receive professional training, co-ordination and support which is one of our funded activities.
EWEG has already been a successful in running ESF funded programmes in 2005 called Fast Forward Grants which was primarily in assisting BME women in securing volunteering and paid Employment. We have been supported by major funders including Big Lottery, People’s Health Trust, Henry Smith Charity, Fast forward, Trust for London, Comic Relief, Sport Relief and other….
EWEG supports 240+ BAMER women annually, responding to their specific needs and customising programmes to meet them as regards provision of appropriate personnel, languages and culture ensuring equal access to development.
We have more than 10 years experience delivering funded programmes e.g. training and job search activities for BAMER females whom we have progressed all the way into jobs having planned and supported them along personal development pathways.
The BAMER female community trusts us hence activities are always well attended.
The HFVC Group is a reliable, successful and open Partner with a PROVEN REPUTATION to deliver employment (in particular ESF programmes) projects in West London. Our area of expertise is supporting socially isolated and disadvantaged individuals and providing them Matrix accredited tailored support to help them achieve sustained employment.
Every year we engage and support 1,000s of individuals from our offices in Hammersmith and Wembley as well as hundreds of outreach locations across West London. We have close relationships with employers who will offer Work Experience placements, work trials and guaranteed interviews for our clients.