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Stronger Together

Get into work

The Stronger Together partnership helps unemployed people aged 25 and over, and living in Reading or West Berkshire, who need support to get into work, start a business, or just move closer to either of these goals.

Get support

All of our support is tailored to your needs and interests. Whether you need a confidence boost, a careers plan, advice on benefits, or help finding a volunteering or work placement, we can help. Get support with all of the things which might currently be stopping you from finding work:

  • Childcare
  • Transport to or from work
  • Interview skills and outfits
  • Career planning
  • Writing CVs and job applications
  • Building your confidence
  • Searching for jobs
  • Training and vocational qualifications
  • Accessing benefits
  • Improving your English and Maths skills
  • Learning English, if it’s not your native language

Get in touch

Email bbo.strongertogether@reading.gov.uk or contact one of the partners directly.

About Stronger Together

The Stronger Together partnership is made up of 13 local organisations who between us offer a range of services that can help you get into volunteering or work, or to start your own business. We can help to connect you to local networks and contacts, increasing your chances of finding your ideal training, volunteering or employment opportunity.

The Stronger Together Partnership is a Building Better Opportunities project, funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery fund.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Anna Chapman
Telephone
0118 9372054
E-mail
anna.chapman@rva.org.uk
Website
http://rva.org.uk/stronger-together/

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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