Betknowmore UK mission is to develop and deliver support and education services to address problem gambling and addiction. To facilitate this, we have launched Gambling Support Hubs (GaMS) in Islington and Newham. The GaMS Hubs services include an outreach mentoring programme called ACT, a tailored 1-2-1 outreach programme for gambling addiction. We also provide workshops, specific to client need, and information services, such as posters and leaflets. We focus on partnership building and our partners already include drug/alcohol agencies, mental health services and housing associations.
Blue Sky is an award-winning charity that solely employs ex-offenders for 6 months and offers them a package of rehabilitation support whilst with us (training, housing support, mentoring and jobs brokering). We operate over 20 commercial contracts around London and anticipate having more than 100 vacancies to offer ex-offenders this year alone. We have a track record of successfully delivering ESF programmes in the past – notably being part of London Probation’s PIANO programme where we achieved all the employment and training outcomes assigned to us. We are also currently a specialist provider to Reed and A4e on the DWP’s
As a provider of home based respite we will be able to provide substitute care to enable carers to access the project.
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.
A 30+ year track record of providing independent, quality assured enterprise and money advice that’s delivered in the best interests of the client. As a CDFI we can also provide the money that most enterprises will need to get off the ground.
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.
The London Youth Support Trust (LYST) helps young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to start and grow successful businesses and develop their skills for work. The Trust provides business space, advice, support and mentoring. We do this within our centres, which are intentionally located in deprived London communities. By enabling our young clients to work where they live, we help them develop local enterprise and create employment opportunities in their communities. We bring enterprise expertise and our support is provided within enterprise centres where we have on-site advice and personal support for our clients.
Specialist in the delivery of Creative, Digital and Arts programmes for 8 – 15 years and 16 – 24+ years olds from the most challenging environments specialising in ex-offenders, children in care and NEETs in the Digital environment.
Our Haringey, North London based offices and Training Centre, are equipped with a state of the are Apple iMac Computer Room, Kitchen and Toilet Facilities. 5 day-to-day employees. Up-to 20 employees including freelancers and industry partners.
We provide a range of programmes providing a unique insight into the fundamentals of the Creative, Digital and Arts using innovative employment pathways to link individuals
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.
Skills &Training Network is a professional charity which specialised in training to disadvantaged group especially BAME community. We have strong connection with local community, easy access to hard to reach groups, strategic partners with job centres. We have successfully run lots of project and exceed our targets. We are accredited training centre by NOCN and EMD and others. We provide holistic, specialist and well developed training programmes such as; Computer, ESOL, basic skills, Literacy support, IAG Career Advice and Guidance, Vocational Training, Employability, accredited and non-accredited courses. Excellent quality assurance system in place to ensure smooth running of the project.