West of England Works Partnership

Southmead Development Trust are pleased to announce its involvement with the West of England Works project, a highly personalised programme aimed at getting people in the North Bristol area into training, volunteering and employment.

Led by Weston College, the partnership includes a range of voluntary and community organisations based in Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, and Bath and North East Somerset. The project as a whole will support at least 1537 young people and adults into gaining employment through a community-based support programme.

The project is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme, and has received £6 million of funding from the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.