Work Routes

Work Routes is co-funded by the European Social Fund

What is the project purpose?

Reed in Partnership Work Routes Project involves Training and Employment support.

It is a programme that tailors itself to meet the needs of local job seekers. It provides support to people to overcome their barriers and to work with a range of personal support for up to a year. Hamara Centre is working collaboratively with a range of local partners to reduce economic inactivity through helping individuals into employment.

Who can use this service?

Unemployed individuals who have been out of work for 6 months and is claiming Job Seekers allowance, ESA or Universal Credit (and not have been on the Work Programme).

Inactive claimants who have not been on work programme and is claiming ESA and are on the work related activity group. Lone Parents claiming income support with the youngest child aged one year or over.

How can people access this service?

Employment Support Key workers will be conducting outreach activities and promoting the service/project. individuals can contact the Key workers. Individuals can self-refer or contact/approach Key workers.

Contact direct to Hamara on 0113 2773330 and speak to Nasreen or Richard.

Who works on this project?

Nasreen Akhtar & Richard Barr are leading on the project and can be contacted on 0113 2773330 or via email on nasreen@hamara.co.uk or richard.barr@hamara.co.uk

Talk English

Talk English Project is funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

What is the project purpose?

Talk English Project is funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. The Talk English Courses and Activities take place in many areas of England such as Yorkshire & Humber, North West, Midlands, East England and London, which have high populations of people who do not speak English well or at all and may be isolated.

Talk English is for beginners who are at Pre-entry and Entry Level 1, the learning takes place in community settings and is taught by volunteers who are recruited and supported through the project

Talk English aims to support people with limited English language skills to:

  • Learn English
  • Improve their confidence
  • Get more involved in their local community
  • Mix with people from different backgrounds

Who can use the services?

  • For beginners who do not speak English well or at all (i.e. pre-entry or entry level 1 ESOL) and live in areas with high demand for ESOL
  • are not able to take part in mainstream ESOL courses
  • are aged 19+

How can people access this service?

People can access this service by contacting the Hamara Centre through phone call, email or social media on the following contacts;

  • Contact name – Nasreen Akhtar or Hamara Admin
  • Hamara Telephone number – 0113 2773330
  • Email – nasreen@hamara.co.uk

Who works on this project?

Project Coordinator – Nasreen Akhtar

Project Volunteer Teachers and Volunteer Friends

Funding & Partners