Learning for work

ETHOS Project

The hardest learners to reach are the homeless, so why not help those at risk of homelessness? ETHOS links securing living accommodation to finding employment, training or education. We work in partnership with five local councils (Elmbridge, Guildford, Mole Valley, Epsom & Ewell, and Tandridge), and three housing associations (Circle Housing Mole Valley, Paragon Community Housing Group and Rosebery Housing Association) to support to over 300 people per year.
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Job Workshops

We work closely with Jobcentre Plus and local organisations to provide ongoing support to help job seekers into employment, further learning or volunteering. Those attending job workshops undertake a skills analysis and produce a personal action plan for getting back to work. Often other skills are needed and we arrange for support to be provided with learning, for example basic IT, numeracy, literacy and ESOL.
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The Big Lottery funding BBO projects

The Big Lottery Fund supports the aspirations of people who want to make life better for their communities across the UK. It is responsible for giving out 40% of the money raised by the National Lottery and invests over £650 million a year in projects big and small in health, education, environment and charitable purposes.

Building Better Opportunities (BBO) is jointly funded with the European Social Fund, which helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, skills development, job creation, social inclusion and local community regeneration.

Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership works alongside other charities to deliver BBO projects, reporting to both Aspire Sussex and Romsey Community School (Surrey/Hampshire) as Lead Partners.

We deliver the following Building Better Opportunities Projects; BBO3, BBO8 and BBO Alliance...
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