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Community Works (Community Works)

Port of Leith Housing Association
Rachel Hutton
0131 553 8784
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.

Community Works has an experienced team who listen to the needs of the client and help them find a way to achieve their objective. All clients have regular 1:1 guidance and access to accredited training.

Training groups are small, usually between 2-6 people.

In addition, for people wanting to enter the care sector for the first time or return to care Community Works delivers the Award in Introduction in Care.

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


Client group

Port of Leith Housing Association tenants or people living in postcodes EH5, EH6 or EH7.

Other information

Having flexible funding means that we are able to work in partnership with other organisaitons.

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