Connecting Opportunities

Connecting Opportunities

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Horton Housing is one of ten organisations that specialise in working with migrants that are offering tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training across West Yorkshire and part of North Yorkshire (Craven, Harrogate, Selby and York). The project will also create new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for employers to provide work placements to help people get a foothold in the job market. Connecting Opportunities is funded by the Big Lottery and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme. For more information, visit Connecting Opportunities website
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Service: Specialist Training and Employment Programme (STEP)

Service: Specialist Training and Employment Programme (STEP)

Phone: 01274 739926 | Email : step@hortonhousing.co.uk STEP helps Syrian Refugees who have come to the UK under the Vulnerable Persons’ Relocation Scheme (VPRS) to gain employment. A specialist training and employment worker will give you one-to-one support and advice on courses, volunteering and work placement opportunities. The worker will also help you find paid employment vacancies with local and national employers. STEP continues to offer support when you have found a work placement or paid employment. Through STEP you can access English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to improve your language skills. The service helps you to gain skills, qualifications and references needed to be ready for work. The programme is funded by and delivered in partnership with World Jewish Relief. Contact Email: step@hortonhousing.co.uk Telephone: 01274 739926 Address:…
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Training

Training

Phone 01274 753348 | Email: hortontraining@hortonhousing.co.uk Horton Housing Training Centre Horton Housing Training Centre is available for clients aged 16+ who need to access employment, training and educational courses. We provide a service to people who may have been excluded from school or other services in the past, or are experiencing problems, including substance and alcohol misuse, homelessness or mental health problems. Tutors deliver non-accredited courses such as Personal Development, Confidence Building, Assertiveness, Communication for Employment and Tenancy Ready Training. We are open every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am – 4pm and every Wednesday from 9am – 3pm. The Training Centre is well-equipped with a full IT suite and classrooms. It is easily accessible by public transport or Pay & Display parking is close by on Neal Street.…
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