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We help people in Tyne and Wear who are unemployed and have a health barrier, disability, additional learning need, or autism to get into employment, training or volunteering.


For full information about Moving On Tyne & Wear, please visit the programme’s website at

Who we work with

We support people who are:

  • Aged 18+
  • Currently living in Tyne and Wear
  • Unemployed
  • Currently living with a health issue or additional learning need

The support we offer

Together with our delivery partners, we help participants to build on their strengths and aspirations, using the skills and expertise of partners and local employers to achieve their goals.

We are committed to making a real and lasting change in Tyne and Wear.

The support we provide includes:

  • One-to-one support
  • Access to training
  • Volunteering
  • Work placements
  • Support with job interviews and writing CVs
  • Peer mentor programmes
  • Self-employment advice

You can find Moving On Tyne & Wear on Facebook and Twitter.

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This project is joint-funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund, as part of the Building Better Opportunities initiative.

  • I definitely feel more confident. Yes, I can see a lot more jobs that I think would suit me.

  • I’d like to say how helpful this programme has been, how much of an encouragement it has been to have someone external to motivate and guide me in finding work.

  • I wouldn’t be where I am now if it weren’t for you.