Community Connections South is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
The partnership is looking to support at least 664 participants over the lifetime of the project. The project is for those aged 15 or over, currently unemployed, and also looking to gain new skills. To be eligible, the following criteria needs to be met;
Each participant will have access to their own one-to-one support, where they are able to gain individual advice and support from one of our specialist partners. The length of the support will be determined with each participant. Your support with be individual to you, and can include the following:
Support requirements will be discussed during the initial appointment, and throughout the lifetime of the programme. Activity will be recorded on an Action Plan to allow progress to be reflected on and reviewed.
Geographical area of operation:
We are able to support residents from Basildon, Southend, Thurrock, Harlow, Braintree and Tendring.
How to make a referral:
Should you be interested to find out more or to make a referral, please contact Helen Stanley, Community Connections Manager at Papworth Trust on 01277 321001, 07764 784469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helen will complete a triage assessment and will advise which partner would be most suitable for the participant. Once the partner has been determined, an appointment will be made to complete the referral and sign up to the project.
Community Connections Essex is made up of nine partners, who have a wide range of specialist knowledge and experience, who all aim to support participants to reach their individual goals.