Building Better Opportunities - Community Connections Essex


Community Connections Essex is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund. Papworth Trust are the lead partner in delivering the Building Better Opportunities Community Connections project in Essex. Paworth manages seven partners, including Citizens Advice Bureau - Thurrock and Basildon Signpost - Jaywick Tendring, Grinstead Colchester, Basildon and Thurrock Purple - Harlow and Realise Future - Harlow, Basildon, Epping, Waltham Abbey Workers' Educational Association - Braintree and Southend Royal Association for the Deaf - Essex Interact - spot purchase delivering (MHFA) Mental Health First Aid. The Building Better Opportunities - Community Connections project works with people with a disability or Long Term Health Condition who are furthest from the employment market. The project is to support people back to employment, education or training or people who are economically inactive into job searching. Papworth Trust have four employment advisors on the BBO who work with a case load of participants addressing their barriers to ensure that they can move forward on their journey. Meetings will take place with a participant on a weekly one to one basis to ensure they receive full support from our team.


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Contact Details

Contact name

Helen Stanley


01277 321001 or 07764 784469