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Planning Futures For Parents (Space and Broomhouse Hub Training Academy)

Space and Broomhouse Hub
Lyndsey Fischer
07809 904231/0131 455 7731

Planning Futures for Parents is aimed at providing training and support, to mainly ethnic minority parents located in South West Edinburgh get into, or closer towards, paid employment or those working part-time and looking to change career.

· Employability and personal development course

· Customer service and retail training

· 1-1 employability support to find an appropriate next step, and help to find specialised training/ services/volunteering such as ESOL, college places, Volunteer Centre, Vocational training etc.

· Women into business – Self-employment training

· Beginners Digital skills training

· Women’s Collective group (weekly social & skills development group for ethnic minority women)

· Weekly Parent Forum Group (Skills development and social group)

· Volunteering and work placement opportunities within Space and Broomhouse Hub cafe

Young Mums weekly group for mums 16yrs-30yrs delivered at Gate 55

Service Type

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

Client Group

Disability, BME Groups, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and 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


Mainly working with Ethnic minority parents who are unemployed or working part-time looking to change career. Our service is promoted mainly in South West Edinburgh, although we do take parents Edinburgh-wide.

All training courses are free to join. Travel costs are covered where required and creche is also provided at Broomhouse Hub.

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