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An Access to Work grant helps pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition so you can: start working stay in work start your own business How much you get depends on your circumstances.  The money doesn’t have to…
The Community Furniture Project run a charity that passes on furniture, electrical and other household goods to people in need.  Everyone can shop at the Project. You don't have to be on a low income, on benefits or a pensioner - but if you are, you will…
Elevate Me is the place for 16-24 year olds in West Berkshire to get help, advice and support on employment, work experience, volunteering and mentoring. Do you need further help and advice about your future?  Do you need financial support (clothes, equipment or transport) to help…
Guiding you towards employment opportunities Have you been long term unemployed and need some support to find work? Enham Trust's Work Programme supports jobseekers of all ages to secure employment. It can be very difficult finding a job. You may have been out of work for many different…
Opportunities to volunteer and train in practical activities at The Growing 2gether Project at Cottismore.  There are opportunities for people to take part in outdoor gardening and horticulture activities; learning gardening skills and how to grow your own food.  If the weather is not good, there are alternative indoor…
If you are looking for a job, trying to get back into work after a long spell out of employment and need some help then Careers Springboard West Berkshire can help you. Workshops and practical guidance plus 1 to 1 help  Job-seeking topics we cover…
Search online for the latest jobs and volunteering opportunities - volunteering can help you develop and learn new skills while you're looking for a job
Graft offers information, advice and guidance to disabled and disadvantaged people looking for employment or wanting to return to work. Support with: CV writing and updating Training in confidence building and work skills Volunteering opportunities and job searches Interview skills Specialist support is also offered for…
The National Careers Service can help whether you're looking for your first job or wanting to change career, get some advice from a professional. Help with your CV Our CV Builder helps you create a CV in bite size chunks. You can also get advice on…
Are you aged 16 - 30 and in need of some help or support? The Prince's Trust run free courses for young people who are not in full-time education, training or employment. You may be eligible if you are in employment but on a low hours…
West Berks Refugee Support A grassroots humanitarian organisation set up to give ordinary people from West Berkshire an opportunity to play a role helping with the refugee crisis, provide a platform for education and support the resettlement of refugees in our area. Local information, networking…
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss. RNIB work to enable people with sight problems to live their daily lives independently. If you or a loved one has a sight problem, RNIB…
DWP has launched a new website with clear content and easy to follow navigation, to help people understand what Universal Credit means for them.  The site helps people find out what benefits they should be claiming, and provides more detail about how Universal Credit (UC)…
Service offered to children and young adults with learning disabilities, young people with mental health difficulties, children and young people struggling with education, support for children who are looked after. Set on a 45 acre working farm in Padworth, 5 miles from Junction 12 of the…
Ways and Means Trust have a warehouse in Rotherfield Peppard where adults can come and learn new skills, possibly in the warehouse where there is a light commercial packing and repackaging operation, which specialises in contract packing, for example, shrink-wrapping, collation, hand finishing, assembling point-of-sale displays, and packing products…
Link Up is a Work Skills project for Adults with Learning Disabilities, providing a real work environment for Adults with Learning Disabilities.  Link Up works to develop each individual member's potential within a sheltered work skills unit, providing real work skills and also tailor-made educational…
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