Whilst at Work Well we strive to help as many people as possible, unfortunately we cannot offer our services to everyone that may benefit from them. Or perhaps Work Well isn’t the best place for your specific needs. But that’s okay! Here’s a list of alternative services that will hopefully be able to help you with exactly what you need.
If you still can’t find the right service for you, just give us a call on 020 3228 2041 or complete the form on the Contact Us page and we’ll point you in the right direction.
Please note, Work Well clients cannot register with our service if they are already enrolled on to another employment service.
EMPLOYMENT | HOMELESSNESS | LEWISHAM
Everyone who comes into the 999 Club has the opportunity to get help with looking for a job. We do this because a job can help you stay off the streets. We call this Employability Support.
020 8694 5797
170 Community Project
ADVICE | LEWISHAM
The 170 Community Project is a welfare advice centre for the people of New Cross and the surrounding area. We strive to offer quality advice that is free to all.
0800 231 5453
ADVICE | NATIONWIDE
We provide information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems.
0300 123 1100
ADVICE | FINANCIAL | MENTAL HEALTH | NATIONWIDE
We want to help you solve the problems that you or your family are facing and ensure that you have an opportunity to take charge of areas in your life that you may be struggling with.
0300 0301 121
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | LONDON
Aim4Work is a specialist employability programme delivered by Shaw Trust for people with common mental health conditions living in South, North and East London.
0800 389 0177
EMPLOYMENT | LEARNING DISABILITIES | LEWISHAM, SOUTHWARK, BEXLEY, GREENWICH, WANDSWORTH
We believe that people with learning disabilities and people with autistic spectrum disorders should have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else.
0208 469 8103
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | DISABILITY | KINGSTON & MERTON
If you need support to get into work or maintain your current job due to a disability or a health condition, Balance may be able to help you.
020 3468 3070
DISABILITY | EMPLOYMENT | VOLUNTEERING | SOUTHWARK
Bede is a local community charity. Bede, believe strong, confident communities enable people to flourish. That is why, since 1938, they have been working from the Bermondsey and Rotherhithe base in Southwark to support local people in creating better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.
020 7237 8930
Bermondsey Community Kitchen
TRAINING | 18+ | SOUTHWARK
The Bermondsey Community Kitchen is a social networking enterprise that helps local unemployed people gain a relevant level 2 professional cookery City & Guilds Diploma, with the view of gaining full time work in the catering industry.
0207 232 5111
Beyond Food Foundation
HOMELESSNESS | TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS | LONDON
Beyond Food works with people who have been at risk of or experienced homelessness to motivate and inspire them to gain meaningful employment. They run three programmes that use food as a catalyst to motivate and inspire people. Programmes are: Freshlife, Get Stuck In, and the United Kitchen Apprenticeship.
020 7403 0144
Big Local Works
EMPLOYMENT | SOUTHWARK
This community hub offers free confidential & impartial advice to people in Bermondsey and Southwark. They can help with, Online Universal Credit, Training Opportunities, Benefit Entitlement, Benefit Related Appeal, Form Filling, CV Developing and Improving IT Skills. Visit this page for more information: http://localtrust.org.uk/our-work/big-local/about-big-local
COMMUNITY | MENTAL HEALTH | LONDON
Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity based in London SE1 for nearly 130 years that aims to create and provide community services and support. Whether you want to learn new skills or to have fun and make friends, we have something to suit you.
020 7928 9521
REFUGEES | EMPLOYMENT | LONDON
Refugees seeking work can face significant barriers. Breaking Barriers work with refugees in the UK to break these barriers down and help them find meaningful employment.They offer employability training, work experience and job opportunities. The services provided by Breaking Barriers are designed to make sure that refugees can find meaningful employment that is commensurate with their skills, experience and qualifications.
EMPLOYMENT | CROYDON
Croydon Works is a Job Brokerage Service delivered by a partnership between Croydon Council, Croydon College and Job Centre Plus, to provide employability support and a free use recruitment service for the residents and businesses of Croydon.
Disability Law Service
ADVICE | LEGAL | DISABILITY | NATIONWIDE
Our mission is to provide free legal advice to people with disabilities and their carers to ensure that they have access to their rights and justice.
0207 791 9800
First Step Trust Lambeth
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | LAMBETH
FST Lambeth offers a range of work placements for Lambeth residents with mental health issues or other disadvantages, including drug and alcohol recovery problems and a history of offending that want to build up their confidence and experience to get back into work.
020 8761 0776
Green Man Skills Zone
EMPLOYMENT | LAMBETH
Our connections with Jobcentre Plus means we get to know who is recruiting before it’s advertised. Soon you will be able to register for our vacancy text service or join our Job Club.
Hopscotch Women’s Centre
WOMEN | BAME | EMPLOYMENT | LONDON
Women at the Centre is an individualised employability programme for hard-to-reach women. Set up to assist women from 16-65+ from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, the programme will take the participants through a structured journey of individualised, culturally sensitive and multi-lingual support.
020 7388 8198
Lambeth Law Centre
ADVICE | LEGAL | LAMBETH
Lambeth Law Centre enables local people in Lambeth and the surrounding areas to understand their legal rights and enforce them. Through our work we aim to achieve social change for a fairer and more equal society.
Lambeth Living Well Network
LAMBETH | COMMUNITY | MENTAL HEALTH
The Hub has the following organisations working in it:
- South London and Maudsley Foundation NHS Trust
- Look Ahead
- Thames Reach
- Clapham Family Practice
- Lambeth Council
Learning & Enterprise College Bexley – Employment Support
EMPLOYMENT | BEXLEY
This programme is designed to provide a package of support if you are unemployed / under-employed, by offering access to local employment opportunities, support to gain employability skills and help to overcome barriers to work.
020 3045 5176
HOUSING | LEWISHAM
Lewisham Homes is an enterprising, not-for-profit organisation, set up to improve housing in the borough. As well as managing 19,000 homes on behalf of Lewisham Council, they operate their own maintenance company, build new homes and find valuable ways to invest in the local community. Visit their website for more information: https://www.lewishamhomes.org.uk/
Lewisham Southwark College
APPRENTICESHIPS | LEWISHAM & SOUTHWARK
Apprenticeships are a great way to combine practical training in a job with studying, and offer a range of valuable benefits to both apprentices and employers.
020 3757 3000
London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
EMPLOYMENT | BARKING & DAGENHAM
Job Shops help people who live in Barking and Dagenham to find work. As well as sourcing jobs to match your skill set and interests, the team can help you with CV writing, filling out applications and preparing for interviews.
020 8724 8870
London Welcome Project
REFUGEE & ASYLUM SEEKERS | LONDON
All of London Welcome Project’s services and activities are free and open to everyone. Every week, a volunteer or visitor will cook vegetarian and halal food to share together. We have a computer with internet access, and a library where books can be borrowed. Indoor and outdoor activities are available so there are things to do, whatever the weather! We also run ad hoc workshops and skillshares – we draw on the skills, knowledge and passions present among the users of the project. You do not need a referral to join us, just come along on Sunday afternoon.
EMPLOYMENT | LEARNING DISABILITY | NATIONWIDE
No one understands better than us that work is about more than just having a job. Being able to work can give you confidence, independence and the means to realise bigger dreams.
0808 808 1111
Mind in Croydon – Employment Support
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | CROYDON
Mind Employment Support is a service designed to assist people with mental health problems to find work and live independently in the community.
0208 253 8202
MENTAL HEALTH | EMPLOYMENT | LAMBETH
Mosaic Clubhouse supports people who are living with a mental health condition in the London Borough of Lambeth. Mosaic’s approach is built on the internationally-recognised Clubhouse model, which embeds co-production between staff and members throughout all activities. The Clubhouse offers its members and visitors a wide range of volunteering opportunities, access to education & employment , crisis support , information and signposting to other local organisations.
020 7924 9657
National Career Service
EMPLOYMENT | NATIONWIDE
Get advice on the different stages of a job hunt, including how to improve your interview technique and write an effective CV. You can get help to search for your first job, get back into work or change career direction.
0800 100 900
Newham London – Workplace
EMPLOYMENT | DISABILITY | NEWHAM
People with health and social care needs should have the same chance to get and keep their jobs as non-disabled people.
Pecan – Empower
EMPLOYMENT | EX-OFFENDER | SOUTHWARK
Empower is a free employment support service for residents of Southwark. Its aim is to provide bespoke guidance for individuals seeking to gain further training, a work placement or a job, but are restricted by a criminal record, or previous contact with the criminal justice system.
020 7732 0007
EMPLOYMENT | HACKNEY, ISLINGTON, WESTMINSTER, THAMESMEAD, WALHAM FOREST, SOUTHWARK
If you’re looking for employment and training in London, come along and meet one of our qualified professionals. They can offer you free one-to-one advice and guidance in your search for a job or your preparations for working life.
EMPLOYMENT | NATIONWIDE
PeoplePlus is a leading public service provider, supporting tens of thousands of people each year. Our vision is to do everything we can, through our services and our care, to support people into independence, into work and onwards into career progression.
EMPLOYMENT | NATIONWIDE
Prospects transforms lives and communities through our innovation and expertise in employment, skills, care and education.
020 8315 1500
Reed in Partnership
EMPLOYMENT | LEWISHAM
Employment support provision, vocational learning and training, job brokerage and recruitment services.
0208 694 2552
EMPLOYMENT | DISABILITY | NATIONWIDE
Remploy is a leading provider of specialist employment and skills support for disabled people and those with health conditions.
0300 456 8110
Refugee Council – Employment Advice & Support Service
EMPLOYMENT | REFUGEE | NATIONWIDE
We understand the barriers refugees face in trying to access work in the UK.
020 7346 1047
EMPLOYMENT | NATIONAL
As we work in partnership with Jobcentre Plus, DWP and the Skills Funding Agency, our employment and training programmes are Government funded which means they are free to you.
020 8318 5494
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | WANDSWORTH
We focus on the jobs you want and tailor job search sessions to meet your needs. You will receive support throughout the recruitment process to ensure you find the right job for you.
0207 801 9823
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | NATIONAL
A national charity providing employment opportunities, skills development training and health and well-being services.
0300 30 33 111
South Bank Employers Group – Waterloo Job Shop
EMPLOYMENT | SOUTHWARK
The Waterloo Job Shop, run by South Bank Employers’ Group, supports the community by raising residents’ employment aspirations and helping more of them to get jobs or to start their own businesses.
020 7202 6930
EMPLOYMENT | SOUTHWARK
Southwark Works is an employment support service for unemployed Southwark residents.
020 7740 8200
South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
MENTAL HEALTH | SOUTHWARK, LEWISHAM, CROYDON, LAMBETH
We are part of the National Health Service (NHS). We provide the widest range of services in the United Kingdom (UK) for people with mental health problems or an addiction to drugs or alcohol. We provide care and treatment for children, adults and older people living in South London, specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health services in Kent and specialist services for people from across the country.
You can search for assistance for specific mental health problems using the Service Finder found here:
020 3228 6000
South West London Law Centres
ADVICE | LEGAL | MERTON, CROYDON, KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, RICHMOND-UPON-THAMES, SUTTON
South West London Law Centres provides specialist legal advice and representation to people who could not otherwise afford access to justice. Our solicitors focus on social welfare law issues such as community care, discrimination, employment, housing, immigration & asylum, debt and welfare benefits to people living across South West London.
020 8767 2777
EMPLOYMENT | 16 – 24 YEAR OLDS | LONDON
We believe that everyone can overcome whatever barriers they face to succeed. People with low confidence, mental health problems, a criminal record or no qualifications have overcome these barriers to get into meaningful work and build a career.
020 3327 2070
HOMELESSNESS | LAMBETH
Spires is a South London based charity that helps hundreds of homeless and disadvantaged people all year round.
0208 696 0943
EMPLOYMENT | HOMELESSNESS | NATIONWIDE
The majority of our clients want to work, either now or in the future. To help them towards this goal, we offer a wide range of skills and employment programmes.
020 3856 6000
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | DISABILITY | CROYDON & LAMBETH
Status Employment is a registered charity which aims to assist disabled people in finding and retaining paid employment.
Croydon – 020 8655 3344
Lambeth – 020 3228 6826
EMPLOYMENT | HOMELESSNESS | LONDON
The Employment Academy helps people in the local community to find work and access training
020 7702 4260
The Baytree Centre
WOMEN | EDUCATION & TRAINING |
The Baytree Centre is a social inclusion charity (Registered Charity No 1175145) for women and girls based in the heart of Brixton, London. Those who access the Centre face multiple barriers to inclusion, identified by the women and girls themselves as: lack of English language skills; lack of opportunities to learn in culturally appropriate settings; inability to access employment opportunities; poverty; poor housing; isolation; depression; racism and discrimination (including religious discrimination); abusive homes; family breakdown and a lack of family support and structure.
0207 733 5283
The ProWork Project
EMPLOYMENT | LAMBETH, LEWISHAM, WESMINSTER
Going to college and want help with the next steps in education or employment? Get free advice and support to think about the right jobs for you, a chance to do a work placement, travel training, and support to find a job.
020 7485 8177
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea – The Families and Communities Employment Service
EMPLOYMENT | KENSINGTON & CHELSEA
The Families and Communities Employment Service (FACES) offers professional and friendly one-to-one support to help you into work, training or education.
020 7641 3336
ADVCE | FINANCIAL | NATIONWIDE
Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially.
EMPLOYMENT | MENTAL HEALTH | BARNET, BRENT, EALING, GREENWICH, HAMMERSMITH & FULHAM, HARINGEY, HARROW, HILLINGDON, HOUNSLOW, ISLINGTON, RICHMOND, LEWISHAM
At Twining Enterprise we wholeheartedly believe that work is good for mental wellbeing. The right job can have a really positive impact on our mental and physical health.
020 8840 8833
EMPLOYMENT | TOWER HAMLETS
WorkPath is a unique employment service for all Tower Hamlets residents, providing support for people at all levels of work, skill or experience. If you live in Tower Hamlets, we can provide employment support tailored to your needs, whether you need basic skills or advanced training; access to work experience, apprenticeships or graduate schemes; CV help, interview preparation and more.
020 7364 0626