Who We Help

The GREAT Project was created to help members of families in Leicester and Leicestershire, that are currently out of work and are facing barriers.

What we mean by family

We can help you if you are:

  • A parent with children living at home, or;
  • A parent who has contact with their children of school age or below, or;
  • An adult living with parents or other family members

Other requirements

As well as being a member of a family, you must also be:

  • Over 18 and not currently in paid work
  • Willing to participate in the project’s activities
  • Living in Leicester or Leicestershire
  • Eligible to work legally in the UK

Barriers to work

For us to offer you support, you must also experience at least one of the following barriers to employment or training:

  • Lack of confidence or motivation
  • Lack of skills, experience or qualifications
  • Disabilities and health conditions
  • Mental health or anxiety
  • Lack of job skills
  • Language barriers
  • Lack of access to childcare
  • Worried about the effect on your benefits if you start work
  • Lack of opportunities
  • Time pressures at home
  • Other family members
  • Transport or cost of transport

Get In Touch

If you, or someone you know or work with, could benefit from the GREAT Project, then get in touch to see how we can help.

Get in Touch