Resident Support Services
As a NHG resident you can benefit from our partnerships with local support agencies who can help you with many areas of your life from money and jobs to health and wellbeing.
Select a borough location and the type of service that you need in the filter boxes on the left. Then select a service from the list.
To apply, you can send your details to the partner who will then contact you to arrange the next steps.
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They have returned £1.4 billion in value to society through our help for young people over a period of just ten years.
They work with delivery partners across the UK to offer hundreds of free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career. They will be there to support them to achieve their full potential. Please see the upcoming courses below.
Get Started in Spoken Word Theatre (16-30)
Come down and let's build confidence through communication in the form of writing workshops and exercises! We'll discover the wordsmith within and support, encourage and empower your sharing of perspectives and honest self-expression. Theatre: Together we will explore performance and storytelling techniques. Creating new and vibrant ways to theatrically present your original work as induvial and as an ensemble. Spoken Word Theatre: Our week will conclude with the premier performance of our brand-new Spoken Word Theatre production!
Taster Day: Thursday 15th June 12 – 3pm
Main Programme: Monday 19th – Friday 23rd June Trust London Centre Location: The Prince’s
Refugee Week 2023 : Young Person’s Brunch (16-30)
*This event is for young people that come from a refugees or asylum seeker background only, as well as the organisations that support themJoin us in our centre as we celebrate Refugee Week, the world’s largest arts & culture festival celebrate the contributions, creativity, and resilience of those seeking sanctuary. This year will be hosting an intimate brunch for our young people where they will hear from other inspirational young people, celebrities, and guests. We will then transfer to a cooking workshop, brunch and networking session and a dance workshop lead by a very special guest!
**Spaces are limited for this event, young people and partners will need to register for the event, if you do not register, we may have to turn you away ☹
Explore (16-25)Come and learn new skills, develop confidence, and identify and set your own goals on our 7-week personal development programme. You will take part in a range of activities from rock climbing to cooking to art, helping you to learn and gain the skills that will support you to move forward into work, education, or training. This programme offers group activities, one-to-one support, employability sessions and skills development to help young people build confidence, get motivated, meet new people, and identify and achieve their goals! Main Programme: 24th July Location: Prince’s Trust East London Centre
Get into Retail with Marks & Spencer’s (16-30)
Are you looking to gain experience for a career in the retail industry? The Prince's Trust have partnered with M&S on a FREE four-week programme for young people who are interested in Retail. Work experience placements will be available in various locations across North West London. Locations include Wembley, Brent Cross, Harrow, Colindale and Kilburn. This is a fantastic opportunity to kickstart your career in Retail and gain important customer-service experience. The M&S team are committed to assisting the progression of young people into the retail industry and hold a very successful relationship with the trust. This programme also provides the chance for young people to interview for paid roles upon completion of the programme! (Depending on store availability)
- Travel covered and paid for by the Trust.
- The opportunity to interview for paid work on completion of the programme.
- Onsite training and classroom days to improve your skills further.
- Support from a PT YDL throughout your placement.
- Amazing opportunity to get into the retail sector
Taster Day: w/c Monday June 26th July Main Programme: Monday 3rd July – Friday 28th July
Prince’s Trust Health and Social Care Recruitment Roadshow (18-30)
Are you 18 – 30 and currently looking for work in the Health and Social Care sector? Trust will continue to support candidates to ensure they are supported into employment. We are also able to offer young people financial assistance for their first month travel once in post.This one-day event will bring together young job seekers and over 20 different employers from the NHS and Social Care sector! Young people will be able to access 1-2-1 support with CV’s and interview skills as well as workshops designed around building their confidence and supporting their mental health throughout the day. There will also be the opportunity to apply and interview for live vacancies with the employers! Lunch and travel reimbursement will be provided. After the event, The Prince’s
Please note, young people must register for this event, we cannot accept any walk-ins and anyone turning up without registering and having had a phone conversation with a member of the team will sadly be turned away.
When: Thursday 29th June Where: Chelsea FC, Stamford Bridge Stadium, SW16 1HS
Get Into Freelance Film Production (18-30) *In Person*
Do you have a real passion for film-making? Do you want to get your foot in the door working in the film industry? This 2 week employability programme will give young people the practical tools and experience to get set up as a freelancer in the film industry. You will create content for a real client to be included in a professional showreel, meet decision makers in the industry from BFI, ITV and Slick Films and receive 6 months of support including the chance to gain IMDb credits. An amazing opportunity for any young people who are really passionate about creating content and getting into film production to get a foot in the door in this industry! *demonstrated interest in film/media is preferable in referrals*
Taster Day: Wednesday 5th July
Main Programme: Monday 10th – Friday 21st July
Get Started in Games Design (16-25)
Interested in learning more about games and how they are developed? This 1 weeks course will help you get a taster of game design programmes such as Unity and Studio Design, spend time designing your own table top game, as well as working on building and developing your confidence and communication skills!
When: Thursday 13th July
Main Programme: Monday 17th – Friday 21st July
Location: Princes Trust South London Centre
Do you want to start a career in Digital Marketing?! This could be the programme for you! This 11-week accelerator programme exposes you to work with real businesses with support from dedicated expert trainers, industry mentors and skills coaching!Get Into Digital Marketing with WYK Digital (18-30)
Ø This course is worth £5,000 but completely free with the Trust!
Ø Completion of the course, you will be given the opportunity to apply for jobs with some of the largest digital marketing companies in the world and given support with the guaranteed interviews!
Ø Over 75% of participant's secure permanent work in the digital marketing industry with starting salaries of £21-25k!
Get Hired in Health & Social Care (18-30)Monthly 3-day employability programme, with guaranteed interview with up to 3 employers within the NHS or Social Care. Roles may include HCA, Activities Coordinator, Admin Assistant, Receptionist, Pharmacy, Catering, Support Worker and many more!
Get Hired at London Ambulance Service (18-30)start a business covering everything from business planning and marketing to sales, budgeting and tax as well as the opportunity to work with a business mentor.Support toMonthly 3-day employability programme that supports you through the application process to work at London Ambulance Service. Roles include Assistant Ambulance Practitioner, 111 Health Advisor and Emergency Call Handler. We also offer financial support to help you upgrade your current driving license to a C1 so that you are able to drive an ambulance. Explore Enterprise (18-30)
Futures For You is working with The National Careers Service to provide employment support in Hertfordshire. Whether you're unemployed, looking to make a change in your career or looking for new skills and training opportunities, we can help. We have a team of advisors who can provide 1-2-1 support over the phone, video chat or email. Even if you have been made redundant we can still help you understand how redundancy affects your emotions, identify your transferable skills, training needs, courses and help you search for a new job.
Total Family Coaching is a registered charity in England. They provide trauma-informed holistic family support and coaching to vulnerable families and parents and deliver evidence based parenting programs to parents on 1:1 and group settings.
Their Triple P Programme (POSITIVE PARENTING PROGRAM) is delivered between 8-12 weeks either in groups or 1-2-1. The programme aims to build positive relationships between parents and their children. It helps parents develop different ways of coping and strategies for dealing with a variety of child problems in individual or supportive group atmosphere. Separated into 2 main age groups 0-12 and Teen, following completion of the groups, parents may be offered ongoing support when needed.
Need a bit more support during this difficult time? Central London Works (CLW) is here for you during the COVID-19 crisis.
CLW is a voluntary employment support programme designed to help residents of Camden, the City of London, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster, with a health condition (or who are long-term unemployed) manage their health and move closer to employment with the eventual goal of finding a sustainable London Living Wage job.
If you do not feel ready to return to the workplace, that is absolutely fine – we want to support you until you do.
By joining the programme, you will have access to a wide range of remote support to cope with the current crisis with no need for face to face appointments.
The construction industry offers a wide breadth of opportunities for women new to the industry; with transferable skills; or for those already qualified and experienced.
If you are interested in finding training and work in the construction industry WiC support Women in London with CVs, job applications and CSC Health and Safety training. They have also launched a remote mentoring programme with mentors from the industry offering support clients via phone or online to gain an understanding of careers in construction and engineering.
Want to learn from home and make use of the lock-down then why not have a look at some of these online courses from The Open University
1000s of free courses in; Health, Sports, Psychology, Education and Development, History, Arts, Languages, Money and Business, Nature and Environment, Science, Maths and Technology, Society, Politics and Law.