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LIFT - Low Income Families Together

LIFT is a support and advocacy service based in North West Edinburgh. We provide help and support with a number of different things, including:

  • Benefits advice, including Universal Credit support
  • Housing advice
  • Homeless support
  • Employability support
  • ...
Muirhouse Millenium Centre
www.lift-edinburgh.com
www.facebook.com/pg/muirhousemillenniumcentre
@low_lift
Gemma Howell
07875747664
gemma.lift@outlook.com

Service Type

Employability, Housing, 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

North 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

LinkLiving - Transform Through Transitions

Link Academy is delighted to be able to run a rolling three-week interactive online programme for people over the age of 16, living in Edinburgh.

The team will be running a series of two-hour online workshops aimed at providing those with the tools t...

St Margarets House
www.linkliving.org.uk
facebook.com/LinkLiving/
twitter.com/Link_Living/
Zoe McIntyre
01324 466 860
zoe.mcintyre@linkliving.org.uk

Service Type

Health / Mental Health and Housing

Client Group

Homeless / at risk of homelessness and Health Conditions

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

LINKnet Mentoring Ltd

One-to-one mentoring service

One-to-one mentoring is provided for education, employment and personal development. A qualified, experienced and trained volunteer mentor is assigned to a mentee to provide support ( for up to six months) 2 to 3 hours p...

31 Guthrie Street
http://www.linknetmentoring.com
https://en-gb.facebook.com/LINKnetScotland
https://twitter.com/LINKnetMentor
R. Dissanayaka
0131 225 7970
volunteers@linknetmentoring.com

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Outreach offered

No

LINKnet Mentoring Mental Health Project

We offer support to people who suffer with mild to moderate Mental Health issues.

31 Guthrie Street
http://www.linknetmentoring.com/
https://en-gb.facebook.com/LINKnetScotland/
0131 2614463
admin@linknetmentoring.com

Service Type

Health / Mental Health and Volunteering

Client Group

LGBT+, BME Groups, Lone Parents, 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 and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

LinkNet Oral Health Project

Eat well for oral health is a community based oral health and nutrition awareness project delivered by LINKnet Mentoring in partnership with other organisations.

Our aim is to deliver oral health practices and nutrition guidance in an accessible and ...

31 Guthrie Street
http://www.linknetmentoring.com/
https://en-gb.facebook.com/LINKnetScotland/
Shaymaa Bolbol
07788762576 or 01312614463
volunteer3@linknetmentoring.com

Service Type

Health / Mental Health, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, LGBT+, BME Groups, Lone Parents, 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 and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

Yes

Lothian Work Support Services

Getting back to and staying in work is a key issue for many people, especially those experiencing ill health and/or long periods of work absence. Our aim is to help employees to achieve a positive relationship between health and work, providing thera...

Occupational Therapy Department, Astley Ainslie Hospital
https://weare.nhslothian.scot/lothianworksupportservices/
Gerard McFeely
0131 537 9579
voc.rehab@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Service Type

Employability and Health / Mental Health

Client Group

Disability and Health Conditions

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

LTSB - Access to Apprenticeships

We work to connect young people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds to early career opportunities with real development prospects that pay a living wage in the finance, business and tech sectors.

Remote or Travel-to-location
https://ltsb.charity
Shamaine Armstrong
+44 7921 335975
shamaine.armstrong@leadershipthroughsport.org

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, 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, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

Make It Your Own

This group is open to any young person who has ever lived away from home (been in care) and is now going into their first tenancy. The MIYO team will give you a personal budget of £150 to help make your new house your home. They will help you persona...

The Factory
https://www.impactarts.co.uk/content/join-a-project-make-it-your-own/
https://www.facebook.com/impactartsofficial
@impact_arts
Jani Hart
07767 422793
jani.hart@impactarts.co.uk

Service Type

Employability and Housing

Client Group

Care experienced

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

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

Making Work Work - for women returners

Making Work Work – for Women Returners is the Challenges Group's award-winning women returners programme, co-designed and Programme Managed by Lynn Houmdi, Scotland's Flex Influencer 2022.

Challenges Catalyst
makingworkwork.scot
Lesley Morris and Anja Kirchhof
womenreturners@thechallengesgroup.com

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

MOEP (Move On Employability Pathway)

The Move On Employability Pathway (MOEP) programme is exciting new employability training in Edinburgh, supported by the City of Edinburgh Council(this will open in a new window), for young people who are:

  • 16-19 years old and have left full-time edu...
Charter logo
7 Bakehouse Close
https://moveon.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/MoveOnScotland/
moveonscotland
Marianne Sellar
07974724940
marianne@moveon.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Move On BBFF Employability Programme

Move On's Em[loyability course is designed to improve young people’s chances of employment in the construction sector or their chances of moving on to further training.

This is a 6-week employability programme for young people aged 16-21 years who a...

Charter logo
25 Greenside Place
https://www.moveon.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/MoveOnScotland/
https://twitter.com/moveonscotland
Rebecca Tennant
0131 558 3740
rebeccatennant@moveon.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

Move On Mentoring

We match volunteer mentors to vulnerable young people to support them to achieve goals and reach their full potential.
Charter logo
Move on
https://www.moveon.org.uk/
Stephen Wilson
01315583740
stephen@moveon.org.uk

Service Type

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

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

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

New Futures

The project

New Futures provides tailored careers advice and support for those searching for new employment, whether they are looking to change or progress in their current role. If they are looking for more hours, higher pay, or are considering ente...

165a Leith Walk
https://learningandwork.org.uk/resources/research-and-reports/new-futures/
@FuturesScotland
Joe Mountford-Smith
07511785101
joe.mountford@capitalcitypartnership.org

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

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

Outreach offered

Yes

One Parent Families Scotland

One Parent Families Scotland Edinburgh offers a range of support and information to single parents, including help in personal and skills development leading to family-friendly employment. We aim to ensure that single-parent families in Edinburgh hav...

2 York Place
https://www.opfs.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/opfsedinburgh/
Brock Lueck
0131 556 3899
brock.lueck@opfs.org.uk

Service Type

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

Client Group

Lone Parents

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

Pick N Mix

Pick ‘n’ Mix to Employment - for 16-24 year olds - who would like the opportunity to learn about themselves and the world of work in a warm, nurturing, community setting. Our aim is to support young people who are keen to ultimately move into paid ...

79-89 Broomhouse Crescent
Meghan Armaghan
07597365029
meghan@spacescot.org

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, and Health Conditions

Target Area

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

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

No

Planning Futures For Parents

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.

Space and Broomhouse Hub
www.spacescot.org
Facebook@SpaceScotBroomhouseHub
Twitter@SpaceBroomhouse
Lyndsey Fischer
07809 904231/0131 455 7731
lyndsey@spacescot.org

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

Yes

pRESPECT HUB

1). Career Accelerator

This programme is designed for people returning to work, graduates, and those currently working but under-employed or struggling to move up their career ladder. The programme includes

  • CV and Cover Letter Review
  • Get invited for ...
525 Ferry Road
www.prespecthub.org
@pRESPECTHub
Karsten
07595584616
Karsten@prespect.co.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, BME Groups, Lone Parents, 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

No

ProjectScotland

Throughout Scotland’s capital city & the Lothians, we support young people to get on in life, through the power of volunteering.

Charter logo
5-7 Montgomery Street Lane
www.projectscotland.co.uk
https://www.facebook.com/ProjectScotland/
@ProjectScotland
John Brown
07823413259
john.brown@volunteeringmatters.org.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

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

No

Quarriers Coaching For Life

Through one-to-one support from our Life Coaches, you create your own personalised development plan which can help to:

C/O Broomhouse Centre 79/89 Broomhouse Crecent
www.quarriers.org.uk
Lorna Wynn
07812228556
lorna.wynn@quarriers.org.uk

Service Type

Health / Mental Health

Client Group

Care experienced

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

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

Recruitment Training (Edinburgh) Ltd

We help young people into employment and then help them to achieve either a Digital Marketing Modern Apprenticeship or a Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration at Level 3, which is gained in the workplace.

There is no studying and no ex...

32-34 Heriot Hill Terrace
www.rtl-training.com
Sheila Walker
0131 558 9209
sheila@rtl-training.com

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Rural & Urban Training Scheme (RUTS) - INSPIRE

RUTS are a vocational and employability training provider delivering activities, programmes and qualifications to young people aged 16-24 designed to support skills for work and skills for life.

These services are all available through the INSPIRE pr...

Rural & Urban Training Scheme (RUTS)
https://www.ruts.org.uk/
@UKRUTS
@RUTSUK
Alison Nimmo
01316635736
alisonn@ruts.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

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

Skills Development Scotland (Edinburgh) Careers Centre

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body and we deliver Scotland’s career service in schools, in SDS centres, through our Helpline, and online.

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, support is available for you from our c...

79 Shandwick Place
https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk
www.facebook.com/myworldofwork
@SkillsDevScot
0131 718 2040

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

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

No

Smart Works Edinburgh

Smart Works Edinburgh offers interview clothing and training for unemployed women with job interviews lined up.

Charter logo
32 Annandale Street Lane
smartworks.org.uk/edinburgh
facebook.com/smartworksedinburgh
@SmartWorksEDI
Emma Jewson
0131 516 7787
edinburgh@smartworks.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

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 4 / Job Matching and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

Space Station

Space Station is part of our Space Training Academy and is an entry level course to help support you into the food, catering and hospitality sector.

79-89 Broomhouse Crescent
Debbie Tomkinson
07597365029
Debbie@spacescot.org

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, 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

STAND International Volunteering

We are STAND International. We work with disadvantaged communities across Scotland and abroad. We make a difference by offering participants in our programmes the opportunity to Start A New Day (STAND) by providing training and support and placements...

66b Townhead
www.standinternational.org
www.facebook.com/standinternational
Megan Beattie
0131 659 9943
megan@standinternational.org

Service Type

Education and training and Volunteering

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

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