FAMILY WORKS

The Family Works Program is part-funded by the European Social Fund and provides wrap-around support for unemployed families in Lewisham, Lambeth and Southwark. 

The goal of the programme is to help each participant increase their skills and find and keep work. Just as every family is unique, so will be their path to employment. Therefore, each family we work with is assigned a caseworker who will meet them on a one-to-one basis. Together, the family and caseworker will partner with local community organisations such as schools, social services and Jobcentre Plus, to tailor a plan that helps them overcome their obstacles toward long-term employment.

The length of support will vary according to the individual’s needs addressing the barriers they and their families face in finding, securing and sustaining employment.

 

WHAT WE OFFER:

Support so people can increase their skills and find and keep work.

A caseworker who will work with individuals one-to-one

Flexible length of support

Holistic support around:

Family and Wellbeing Support

Personal and Social Development support

Employability support

Skills Acquisition Support

and more...

WHO IS IT FOR?

Participants who are:

Aged 16 or over

Living in one of these boroughs;

Lambeth, Lewisham or Southwark

Unemployed or inactive

In a family where there are multiple and complex barriers to work

REFER A FAMILY?

If you know a family who could benefit from this service, then don't hesitate to refer them to us. You can learn more about Family Works by emailing theresa.tsui@pecan.org.uk

The service works in partnership with the Department of Work and Pensions, G4S and is funded by European Social Fund (ESF).

 

GET IN CONTACT

020 7732 0007

welcome@pecan.org.uk 

121A Peckham High Street

London, SE15 5SE

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