Targeted Services awarded 3 new contracts
06 October, 2016
Aspire-igen’s Targeted Services team is currently delivering on 3 contracts in Leeds, targeting vulnerable young people to help them with their entry to education and employment.
A 4 week group work programme aimed at 16 & 17 year olds who are currently NEET. It aims to identify skills and raise aspirations in order to encourage progression into learning.
Ready 4 Work
A 12 week employability programme for 17-24 year old Care Leavers who are currently unemployed. Activities include group work and a residential, plus a 6 week work placement with Leeds City Council.
A 14 week employability programme for 18-24 year olds who are currently unemployed and in receipt of JSA. The programme includes 4 weeks of prep, an 8 week work placement and 2 weeks of follow up support.
All programmes are now underway and referrals are being accepted for all. For more information about Moving Forward or Ready 4 Work, email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about Head Start, email email@example.com.
Active Engagement Project
The Targeted Services Team have been delivering the Active Engagement Project in Craven and Rydedale since September 2012 and we are delighted to announce that a contract extension has been granted to continue the service until August 2017. The project, which supports young people in year 11 into post-16 opportunities, is funded by, and in partnership, with North Yorkshire County Council and is run as part of the North Yorkshire Youth Support Service arrangement.
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