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Access to Industry - EdinMe

EdinMe is a service for people aged 16-21 with emerging and entrenched mental health issues affecting their progression towards sustained employment. Through 1:1 appointments, group work and an embedded employability focus, the project will support ...

Charter logo
156 Cowgate
www.accesstoindustry.co.uk
www.facebook.com/accesstoindustry
Access to Industry
0131 260 9721
admin@accesstoindustry.co.uk

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Care experienced, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, Criminal Convictions, and Health Conditions

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

Yes

Access to Industry - Encompass

Encompass is an education, training and employability service for people in Edinburgh living with complex needs. It helps people furthest removed from the labour market to build their skills, gain access to opportunities and, where appropriate, move ...

Charter logo
156 Cowgate
www.accesstoindustry.co.uk
www.facebook.com/accesstoindustry
Access to Industry
0131 260 9721
admin@accesstoindustry.co.uk

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

20-24, 25-29, and 30-50

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

Action for Children - Cashback: Positive Choices

Our Cashback - Positive Choices programme is aimed at young people aged 15 – 24 who reside in Edinburgh and are looking to start their journey within the world of work.

This is an interactive and practical programme that is delivered from our trainin...

Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
01316611354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Action for Children - Discovering Your Potential

The Discovering Your Potential Programme aims to improve the pathway outcomes to education training and employment for care experienced young people who are, or have been Looked After at Home. We understand that young people from this most vulnerable...

Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
01316611354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

Yes

Action for Children - EF4: Pave Your Way

Pave Your Way is a construction programme for young people aged 18-24 years old who live in Edinburgh or East Lothian who looking to secure employment within the industry.
Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
01316611354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

Action for Children - Lay Your Foundations

‘Lay Your Foundations’ (Employability Fund Stage 2) is a ten-week generic training programme offering young people an introduction into the world of work.

The programme would suit young people who are interested in exploring the world of work and loo...

Unit 17 & 18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
Nicola Raine
0131 661 1354
Nicola.Raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, Money / Benefits, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Action for Children - Reach Out

Our Reach Out programme is designed to support young people to increase attainment, confidence and communication skills.

Participants are encouraged to explore the world of work look at options for progression including further training or education....

Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
0131 661 1354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

Yes

Action for Children - Women into Construction

Similar to our flagship Youthbuild programme, this is an opportunity for women to explore the world of construction in a supported and interactive way.

This 7-week training programme will allow participants to explore the world of construction whils...

Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
01316611354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

Action for Children - Youthbuild

Youthbuild is our flagship programme aimed at young people aged 16-24 years old living in Edinburgh who are facing barriers to employment.

The programme includes several sector-based qualifications, Level 4 SQA Health & Safety in a Construction Envir...

Unit 17&18 Castlebrae Business Centre
https://services.actionforchildren.org.uk/employability-services-scotland/
@actionforchildrenscotland
@Actn4ChildrScot
Nicola Raine
01316611354
nicola.raine@actionforchildren.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

Activity Agreements

The Activity Agreement Hub works with young people aged 16-19 at Stage 1 of the employability pipeline and operates in the Greater Craigmillar & Portobello areas. Referrals are made through activityagreements@edinburgh.gov.uk - young people can self ...

31 Bingham Avenue
https://www.facebook.com/craig.esn
@ESNproject
Craig Anderson
07850 708 925
craig.anderson@communityrenewal.org.uk

Service Type

Employability

Target Area

North east

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

No

All Cleaned Up: Clean 2 Change

Clean 2 Change works with individuals with convictions to help remove the barriers they face in achieving sustainable employment. Our aim is to create and promote a culture of inclusiveness and positive destination while providing valuable training, ...

12a Dumbryden Road, Wester Hailes,
https://www.allcleanedupscotland.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/acuscotland/
@ACUScotland
Ally Scott
0131 453 5033
ally.scott@acuscotland.co.uk

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Criminal Convictions

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

All In Edinburgh

Supported employment for people who have a disability or long term health condition in Edinburgh.

If you are working with someone who has a disability or long term health condition and they are interested in finding a job and keeping it, we can help. ...

Charter logo
Gyleview House
allinedinburgh.org.uk
@AllinEdinburgh
All In Edinburgh
0300 0200 101
info@allinedinburgh.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, and Money / Benefits

Client Group

Disability, LGBT+, Criminal Convictions, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

Business Gateway Edinburgh

Business Gateway Edinburgh offers expert support and guidance to new and existing businesses. Through Business Gateway you can access: Free advice from our experienced business advisers to help you start a business or find new ways of doing bus...

Waverley Court
https://www.bgateway.com/local-offices/edinburgh
@BGateway_EL
0131 516 9079
bglothian@bgateway.com.

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Outreach offered

No

Cafe Training Project - Broomhouse

We provide training in a supportive cafe and kitchen environment.

Trainees get involved with a range of tasks including customer service, food preparation, baking, cleaning, dish washing and helping with outside catering orders. Our programme is gr...

Charter logo
Cafe Training Project - Broomhouse Centre
www.broomhousecentre.org.uk
@TheBroomhouseCentre
Lyndsey Fischer
07809 904 231
cafetraining@broomhousecentre.org.uk

Service Type

Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

South west and All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Canongate Youth NOLB Activity Agreement Hub (City Centre)

No One Left Behind Activity Agreements Hub - City Centre

No One Left Behind (NOLB) Activity Agreements support young people aged 15.5-19 (or up to age 26 for those with multiple barriers as stated in the NOLB Emerging Best Practice Guide) who are not ...

Charter logo
South Bridge Resource Centre
https://canongateyouth.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/CanongateYouth/
@Canongateyouth
Cat McMillan
0131 556 9389
Catherine@canongateyouth.org.uk

Service Type

Employability

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

Yes

Canongate Youth - The Gate

Canongate Youth provides employability and well-being support to young people aged 15-24.

Our focus is on removing barriers for young people and supporting them in a holistic way to move onto further education, training and employment. The employabil...

Charter logo
South Bridge Resource Centre
https://canongateyouth.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/CanongateYouth/
@Canongateyouth
Cat McMillan
0131 556 9389
Catherine@canongateyouth.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

Yes

CashBack to the Future: Free arts workshops for 12-19 year olds

These free workshops are open to any young people aged 12-19 who are looking to try something creative. Currently delivered digitally, every young person will receive an Art Pack full of materials delivered to their door. The Art Pack will mean they ...

The Factory
https://www.impactarts.co.uk/content/join-a-project-cashback/
impactartsofficial
@impact_arts
Naomi Tattum
07436225193
naomi.tattum@impactarts.co.uk

Service Type

Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Citadel Connect

Citadel Connect is an innovative training and volunteering programme based at the Citadel Youth Centre. The programme allows the young people to gain new skills, have new experiences, become active members of communities and make a positive differen...

Charter logo
Citadel Youth Centre
www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk
https://en-gb.facebook.com/Citadel-Youth-Centre-435342049813018/
https://twitter.com/citadelycleith
Shona Agnew
01315540510
shona@citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, Criminal Convictions, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Citadel Futureheads Employability services

The Futureheads Employability project supports young people aged 16 – 21 into employment, education, training and voluntary work. Our weekly Careers Café assists unemployed young people and school leavers with job searches, college and job applicatio...

Charter logo
Citadel Youth Centre
www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk
https://en-gb.facebook.com/Citadel-Youth-Centre-435342049813018/
https://twitter.com/citadelycleith
Ali Grant
0131 5540510
ali@citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Citadel Youth Centre NOLB Activity Agreement Hub (North East)

No One Left Behind Activity Agreements Hub – North East

No One Left Behind (NOLB) Activity Agreements support young people aged 15.5-19 (or up to age 26 for those with multiple barriers as stated in the NOLB Emerging Best Practice Guide) who are not...

Charter logo
Citadel Youth Centre
www.citadelyouthcentre.org.uk
https://en-gb.facebook.com/Citadel-Youth-Centre-435342049813018/
https://twitter.com/citadelycleith
Claire O'Brien
01315540510
claire@citadelyouthcentre.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

No

Community Help and Advice Initiative (CHAI)

CHAI’s Employability & Support Service operates in the South-West of the City of Edinburgh and works with young people and adults, who are out of work, helping to address barriers to employability.

5th Floor, Riverside House
www.chaiedinburgh.org.uk
@CHAIedinburgh
David Gardner
01314422100
david.gardner@chaiedinburgh.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Housing, and Money / Benefits

Client Group

Long term unemployed

Target Area

South west

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

Community Renewal NOLB Activity Agreements Hub (North West)

No One Left Behind Activity Agreements Hub - North West

No One Left Behind (NOLB) Activity Agreements support young people aged 15.5-19 (or up to age 26 for those with multiple barriers as stated in the NOLB Emerging Best Practice Guide) who are not i...

31 Bingham Avenue
communityrenewal.org.uk
craigesn
ESNproject
Craig Anderson
07850708925
craig.anderson@communityrenewal.org.uk

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North west

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement

Outreach offered

Yes

Community Works

What we do

Help people to overcome barriers such as lack of confidence, experience or qualfications to identify and get into volunteering or work that suits their needs.

Port of Leith Housing Association
https://www.polha.co.uk/community-works/
https://www.facebook.com/Portofleithcommunityworks/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel&eid=ARDCAPNvg__J_WxURPRzNa1F7Rblrqo6i_3AYI20w4eQBOFHOY1oztEgfRnkJ5z-V0DI9fLVB1BNA8jf
Rachel Hutton
0131 553 8784
rachel.hutton@polha.co.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east and North west

Age group served

20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

COVID-19 Support: Venture Trust - Be well. Be connected. Be Ready.

To our valued referrers and partners, we want to let you know we are still taking referrals.

We have literally turned our services outside – in, moving from group-based personal development in Scotland’s wilderness and outdoors in communities to worki...

Charter logo
Argyle House
http://www.venturetrust.org.uk/be-well-be-connected-be-ready/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Venture Trust
01312287700
info@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Housing, Education and training, Money / Benefits, Volunteering, Domestic Abuse, and Addictions

Client Group

Care experienced, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east, North west, South east, South west, and All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

No

Create Digital Skills

We offer a wide range of programmes tailored to suit individual needs. With a focus on providing person centred training that is delivered locally, we help improve IT confidence, employment prospects and keeping up to date with modern technology. Al...

Castlebrae Business Centre
http://www.createdigitalskills.com/
@cre8teopportunities
https://twitter.com/Cre8teLtd
Lesley Morrison
0131 661 8888
info@digitalskillsacademy.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

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