People, places, potential… why we do what we do
Global vision, local delivery. Our projects, initiatives and main areas of activity.
Campaigns and ways you can support our work.
Connect to our regional and local Groundwork Trusts.
Find out the latest about how we're changing places and lives.
Further your career or help us make a difference.
How to contact our team nationally and around the country
Our work is focused on motivating people and changing
lives. We have three decades of experience of helping people
in poorer neighbourhoods gain the skills and experience they need
to get into work. Our long term presence in the places we
work and ability to tailor our support means we can meet the needs
of people who may be missed by other services.
We help a wide range of people - reaching out to young people
before unemployment impacts on their future prospects, through to
working with people who are the furthest removed from the labour
market, and find the prospect of returning to work a daunting
prospect. Our support can include formal training and
qualifications but it is just as often just as important to build a
foundation of soft skills and confidence.
In 2009/2010 we:
We are currently the Prime Contractor for the Department of Work
& Pensions' Community Task Force in
South West Wales and South Wales Valleys and, in partnership with
the National Housing Federation, the largest national
voluntary sector provider of the Future Jobs
Groundwork UK is developing its plans to support families in the South West through DWP's ESF contracts.
Groundwork and the National Housing Federation are creating over 6,000 jobs with funding from the Future Jobs Fund
Community Task Force will help young jobseekers (aged 18-24) make a real difference in local communities across South West Wales and South Wales Valleys.
A series of short films illustrating the real stories of people we've helped back into employment.
We work alongside communities, public bodies, private companies and voluntary sector organisations.
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Our work is focused on motivating people and