Community Connections Partners
Who we are and how we help
The partners working on the this project have successfully supported a wide range of people with very diverse needs. Here is a little bit about how they can help you!
Looking to support 18-24 & 50+ by providing a key worker and specialist intervention team. Helping you get involved in community projects, gain qualifications, increase your confidence and improve your employability skills. They are mainly based in the Peterborough and Huntingdon area.
Focus on helping adults with learning disabilities. They support them with reading, writing, IT, cookery, art, woodwork, horticulture and life skills. They are based in March but are able to support people from across the whole of the area.
The main group they support at the homeless by helping with temporary accommodation and support with job searching and employability skills. They also offer substance abuse reduction support to help overcome barriers created by addiction.
If you are a migrant and need support they can help you to access local services. They provide English classes and parent and toddler groups. They work primarily around King’s Lynn.
They have vast experience with supporting people who have brain injuries and their families. They will help them to adapt and develop areas they need to get their lives back on track. This may include building up their confidence and helping them develop new skills. They will help them to improve their employability potential with a 12 week course which is followed by mentoring and one-to-one support sessions. They work across the whole of the area.
They work with 15 - 19 year olds to help them believe they can achieve and open their eyes to opportunities. They do this through their Young Enterprise programme and school work clubs. They will support young people by developing skills for self-employment and work. The focus their support across King’s Lynn, Wisbech and March.
Many people find getting to work or training in a rural community very difficult. Kickstart can help over come this by offering a fully funded moped hire to get to you to training courses, work experience or voluntary work for up to 12 weeks. They can help you get a licence, CBT test, clothing etc. Work across the whole of the area.
Helping to support participants with disabilities in the Peterborough area. They will help you get involved in community projects which will help you to develop your skills and gain confidence, motivation and employability skills.
If you have children they can help support you back into work by offering help in finding childcare. They can also help you gain qualifications in childcare should you wish to work in this area.
They are offering courses for 16-24 year olds plus work placements and the opportunity to gain qualifications. They will continue to offer support in finding work for up to 6 months. They are focusing their support in King's Lynn and Peterborough.
Working across the whole area supporting participants of all ages with mentoring and skills development for self-employment, work tasters and employability skills. As well as providing leadership for the partnership.
How to get involved