Building Better Opportunities: Bridge Northumberland

Bridge Northumberland is a voluntary programme to help people living in Northumberland who are out of work and aged 16+ to overcome barriers to training, education and work.

Information on Building Better Opportunities: Bridge Northumberland

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Bridge Northumberland is a voluntary programme to help people living in Northumberland who are out of work and aged 16+ to overcome barriers to training, education and work.

Participants get support from a dedicated Bridge worker to help get back into work, training or make positive changes to their lives by offering:
  • Employment and skills advice and guidance
  • Supported volunteering
  • Mentoring
  • Financial and debt management
  • Digital skills support
  • Building emotional resilience and wellbeing

Bridge Northumberland is a partnership, bringing together 6 voluntary and community organisations and led by Northumberland County Council, with a wealth of experience and knowledge in supporting the hardest to reach in Northumberland:
  • Northumberland Council for Voluntary Action (NCVA)
  • BRIC
  • Citizens Advice Northumberland
  • Cygnus Support
  • Northern Learning Trust
  • Northumberland County Council

The support is free and the programme is completely voluntary for anyone who is:
  • Aged 16 years not in education or training
  • 18 to 65 and unemployed
  • Lives in Northumberland
Click here to view the Bridge Northumberland website and find out more.

Or for more information contact kay.harringtonkemper@northumberland.gov.uk

We are funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and The European Social Fund.