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Asian Deaf Women's Association

Stratford Advice Arcade
107 - 109 The Grove
London E15 1HP
t: 020 8221 0581
f: 020 8221 0582
e: adwa@freeuk.com
w: Asian Deaf Women Association
Minicom 020 8555 9680
Contact: Ms Rubbena Aurangzeb-Tariq

Advice, information and advocacy to Asian deaf women and girls. Offers home visit, one-to-one and basic training and weekly groups in the community.

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Travel assistance
  • Interpreting & translation
  • Work Experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Basic skills

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ASTA Centre (Community Links)

14A Camel Road, Silvertown
London E16
t: 020 7476 5023
f: 020 7476 5023
Contact: Dawn Neaster, Centre Manager

The Asta Centre is a community resource offering training, advice and access to IT for local residents and young people. The centre also runs an after school club, playgroup, Mother and toddlers group and a Job club.

  • Basic IT skills
  • 16 to 19 year olds

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Benefits Agency now Social Security Office
Over the next five years Jobcentres will be changing to Jobcentre Plus. This new organisation (a part of The Department of Work and Pensions) will bring together the Employment Service and those parts of the Benefits Agency dealing with people of working age, under one roof.

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Cairde na ngael
57 Woodgrange Road
London E7 0EL
t: 020 8519 5089
f: 020 8519 5952
Contact: Kat Blake

Drop in welfare advice service to all members of the community, but with a specific Irish remit. Also offers Irish cultural events like classes in dancing and language.

  • Basic IT skills
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Careerjet
Careerjet is an employment search engine for the UK. It allows you to search a growing selection of jobs listed on company sites as well as jobsites in one go saving you the trouble of having to go to each site individually.

http://www.careerjet.co.uk

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Community Links -
New Deal Team
2 Central Park Road
London E6 3DY
t: 020 8475 0055
f: 020 8472 3311
e: christine@bowden2.fsnet.co.uk
w: http://www.community-links.org/
Contact: Christine Bowden, New Deal Manager

The New Deal Team provides jobsearch and training to 18-24 year olds who are on the New Deal programme in Newham. Specifically, the team assists people on the Voluntary Sector and Environment Task Force New Deal options.

Advice/assistance given

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 18 to 24 year olds
  • 18+
  • Disabled access
  • Travel assistance
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Caring

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CORECOG

728 Romford Road
Manor Park
London E12 6BT
t: 020 8514 2555 / 8514 5657 (Literacy and Numeracy)
f: 020 8478 1382
e: nrs@corecog.freeserve.co.uk
Contact: Dr W. G. Pambu

Provides a range of services to refugees including advice, advocacy and counselling on immigration and nationality issues, on training, employment and benefits. Also run classes for women refugees in Information Technology, English, Literacy and Numeracy.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Interpreting & translation

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Docklands Recruitment

St Luke's Business & Enterprise Centre
89 Tarling Road
London E16 1HN
t: 020 7366 6353
f: 020 7366 6350
Contact: Mr. Ashik Miah

A specialist Jobcentre working in partnership with the London Borough of Newham. Finds local jobs for local people in the construction and hospitality industries and at the ExCeL Exhibition Centre.

  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Focus E15
Brimstone House
10 Victoria Street
London E15 4NX
t: 020 8227 1000 x236
f: 020 8227 1011
e: verena.thompson@networkeastfoyers.org.uk
Contact: Verena Thompson, Employment and Training Manager

Employment, training and lifeskills for young people preparing for independent living.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Help looking for work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Evening opening
  • Basic skills

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First Fruit

Latimer Hall
Cleves Road, East Ham
London E6 1QF
t: 020 8548 4676
f: 020 8548 4110
e: first.fruit@virgin.net
w: www.firstfruit.net
Contact: Mr Peter Watherston, Matthew Porter

Housing and unemployment support for single men. Practical skills to get a job. Employment in garment manufacture and catalogue delivery.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Caring
  • Housing

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First Line Supported Employment Agency

200 Chargeable Lane
Plaistow, London E13 8DW
t: 020 7511 5001
f: 020 7511 5001
e: carlem.finn@newham.gov.uk
Contact: Carlem Finn, Manager

  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • Travel assistance

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Futures Careers Guidance now
Connexions Careers Management Futures

Broadway Chambers, Unit 5/6
2 The Broadway, London E15 4QS
t: 020 8227 1500
f: 020 8227 1122
e: newham@futures-careers.co.uk
w: www.futures-careers.co.uk
Contact: The Duty Team

Careers Management Futures is the careers service in East London. In Newham careers guidance, Advice and information is provided at schools, colleges, some community centres and at Futures' Stratford Centre. As part of Connexions a Job and Vacancy Service is provided for clients up to their 20th birthday.

  • Careers advice
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Evening opening

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HEARTS

Suite 1, Essex House, High Street
London E15 4QZ
t: 020 8519 0089
f: 020 8252 5145
Contact: Bola Odepidan

Provides training in Management of Supported Housing and an innovative Community Information & Communication Technology course aimed at self employment.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

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Instant Muscle
17 Ward Road
Stratford
London E15 2LB
t: 020 8555 4628
f: 020 8555 3525
e: stratford@instant-muscle.org.uk
w: www.instant-muscle.com
Contact: Mr Shahid Chowdhury, District Manager

Provides basic IT training, CV preparation, training in interview techniques, help with job applications.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 18+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Basic skills

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Interlink Training & Development Centre
Essex House
375 - 377 High Street,
Stratford
London E15 4QZ
t: 020 8522 0622
f: 020 8215 0057
e: itdc@interlink.w-net.com
w: www.interlink.u-net.com/itdc
Contact: Kanmi Alo

A voluntary organisation providing training and education for under-privileged people leading to development and employment. Programmes include Basic skills, Information Technology and Administration and Job search skills and support.

  • English Language
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance

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Into Work Centre
St. Marks Community Church
Tollgate Rd
Beckton
London E6 57A
t: 020 7474 8791
f: 020 7476 6572
w: http://www.ntn.org.uk/intowork/
Contact: Mr Jason Davis

Offers a quality, free recruitment service to employers and comprehensive job search facilities to Newham residents, including CV production, interview skills training, plus help funding vocational training courses and travel costs.

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance

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Jobcentres

Over the next five years Jobcentres will be changing to Jobcentre Plus. This new organisation (a part of The Department of Work and Pensions) will bring together the Employment Service and those parts of the Benefits Agency dealing with people of working age, under one roof.

East Ham Jobcentre
473 Barking Road, London E6 2LN
t: 020 8210 5700
f: 020 8210 5701
East Ham Central Jobcentre
Heron House, Heigham Road, London E6 2JR
t: 020 8210 5600
f: 020 8210 5601
Plaistow Jobcentre
3-9 Balaam Street, London E13 8EB
t: 020 7506 4204
f: 020 7506 4201
Stratford Jobcentre
1 Tramway Avenue, Stratford, London E15 4PN
t: 020 8210 5700
f: 020 8210 5701

Jobcentres are government agencies that help unemployed people back into work by providing advice and information about job vacancies. They also pay Jobseekers Allowance (unemployment benefit). They concentrate on helping those on benefits and those disadvantaged in the labour market.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Landmark Training

43 West Ham Lane
Stratford, London E15 4PH
t: 020 8221 0500
f: 020 8221 1155
e: DanutaHasan@yahoo.com
Contact: Shajda Shah

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Interpreting & translation
  • Evening opening
  • Basic skills

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Local Employment and Training Solutions

Head Office
53/55 The Broadway, Stratford
London E15 4BQ
t: 020 8221 1014
f: 020 8221 1077
e: david.isaac@localstaffhere.co.uk
Contact: David Isaac, Project Director

Customised and targeted training. Through keeping up-to-date with the employment market LETS is able to tailor its training courses to the demand for skills not represented in the local community.

Advice/assistance given

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+

Subject area

  • Catering
  • Constr. & built environment 4
  • Office skills

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Local Staff Hire (Stratford)

53-55 The Broadway
Stratford
London E15 4BQ
t: 020 8221 1066
f: 020 8221 1077
Contact: Wendy Hodkinson

An employment agency recruiting local staff for local employers. Helps people seeking jobs in construction, administration, driving, catering, caretaking and security.

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+

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London Oriental Academy

Suite B, 1-3 Kempton Road
London E6 2LD
t: 020 8470 9876
f: 020 8470 5444
e: loa@ndirect.co.uk
w: www.loa.org.uk
Contact: Saraswathi Namasivayam

Provides a range that includes Basic Skills to professional courses to anyone who wants to learn and get qualified to get employment and better themselves.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • 18 to 24 year olds
  • 18+
  • Travel assistance
  • Interpreting & translation
  • Evening opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Access to higher education
  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Computing and IT
  • Engineering
  • GCSEs
  • Teaching and training

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London Tamil Sangam Tamil Community and Education Centre
369 High Street North
Manor Park
London E12 6PG
t: 020 8471 7672
f: 020 8470 1013
e: londontamilsangam@hotmail.com
w: www.londontamilsangam.co.uk
Contact: Mr Swami Nathan

  • Advice on welfare benefits
  • IT and ESOL classes
  • Tuition classes for GCSE and A levels
  • After school club for school students
  • Luncheon club for the elderly
  • Tamil Library and reading room - 7 days a week

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Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Benefits advice
  • Disabled access
  • Interpreting & translation
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

Subject area

  • A levels
  • Computing and IT
  • GCSEs
  • Languages

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Management Training and Education Centre

1st Floor 21-23 Woodgrange Road
Forest Gate
London E7 8BA
t: 020 8519 4107
f: 020 8555 7123
e: info@isbm.org.uk
Contact: Charles Omorodion, Project Manager

A charity which provides training in book-keeping, accounting, customer service, administration, computerised accounts and payroll, legal secretary and small business financial management.

Advice/assistance given

  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Evening opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Computing and IT

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Network Drugs Advice Project

Abbey House
361 Barking Road
London E13 8EE
t: 020 7474 2222
f: 020 7473 5399
Contact: Mr Viv Ahmun

Network Drugs Advice Project runs a number of agencies across the country, four of which are in Newham. Specialises in training and counselling with young people and adults who have problems with drug use.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Work experience
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Travel assistance
  • Evening opening

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New World Technology Training Centre

2a Lathom Road
London E6 2DU
t: 020 8472 5558
f: 020 8472 5577
Contact: Ms Ashietu Yakubu

Training courses in Information Technology including ECDL, NVQ 1-2 and the A+ Certificate

  • Basic IT skills
  • Skills training
  • Help looking for work
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Weekend opening

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Newham Asian Women's Project

661 Barking Road
London E13 9EX
t: 020 8472 0528
f: 020 8503 5673
e: info@nawp.org
w: www.nawp.org
Contact: Fatima Seedat, Training and Development
Manager

Delivering accredited courses in ESOL, IT, Childcare, Childminding, Keep fit and Retail. Advice on finding voluntary work.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Interpreting & translation
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Computing and IT
  • Housing

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Newham Bengali Community Trust


Unit 3
2 Barking Road
London E6 3BP
t: 020 8552 9777
f: 020 8548 1096
Contact: Mr Azad Choudhury

Provides advice and information regarding benefits, employment, housing, immigration, education and health. Also advises young people how to set up in business.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Interpreting & translation

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Newham Chinese Association

505 Barking Road
London E13 8PS
t: 020 8471 8007
f: 020 8548 4000
Contact: Peter Ma

Provides a comprehensive range of services: advisory work, advocacy project, luncheon club, chinese school, English class, women's group, Chinese Opera group, library services and trips & activities

  • English Language
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Interpreting & translation

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Newham College of Further Education (NCFE)

East Ham Campus, Stratford Campus
High Street South Welfare Road
London E6 4ER London E15
t: 020 8257 4000 (call centre)
w: www.newhamcfe.ac.uk
Contact: Customer service point on number above

The College is the largest provider of training in Newham. It offers 14,000 training places each year in a very wide range of subjects. It has two main campuses at East Ham and Stratford and also runs courses from other smaller centres across Newham.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

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Newham Community Education & Youth Service

Eastlea Learning Zone
Hilda Road, Canning Town
London E16 4NP
t: 020 7476 6167
f: 020 8257 4083
e: carolyn.mcdermott@newham.ac.uk
Contact: Carolyn McDermott, Director of Adult Learning
Area offices

North East - 020 8478 3668
North West - 020 8470 8246
South East - 020 8557 6111
South West - 020 7473 1080

Provides part-time day and evening training courses at a wide variety of local centres across Newham recruiting over 3000 students each year. Through the Newham Community Learning Grid NEWCEYS are equipping and re-equipping local community and training centres and local schools with new IT/ICT facilities.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • A levels
  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Art, design and fashion
  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Caring
  • Catering
  • Computing and IT
  • Constr. & built environment
  • GCSEs
  • Hair, beauty and fitness
  • Languages
  • Performance and media
  • Sports and Leisure Science
  • Teaching and trainin

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Newham Docklands Motorcycle Project (NDMP)

Newham College of Further Education
Basin South, Woolwich Manor Way
London E16 2QY
t: 020 7473 4434
f: 020 8257 4101
e: docklandsndmp@hotmail.com
Contact: Nicola Evans

NDMP provides training in motorcycle mechanics and maintainence and Moto-X riding at our Moto-X track for young people from Newham, the surrounding boroughs and people across the South East.

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

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Newham EBP - Partnership Mentoring

Broadway House
322 High Street
London E15
t: 020 8430 6672
f: 020 8503 0654
e: lisa.copley@newham.gov.uk
w: www.newham.gov.uk/nebp
Contact: Lisa Copley-Collins, Manager

A wide range of mentoring programmes linking our community and our schools with city companies.
Programmes include:

  • Vocational mentoring
  • Telementoring (via email)
  • University links
  • Peer-mentoring/mediation
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • Travel assistance
  • Basic skills

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Newham Rights Law Centre

285 Romford Road
London E7 9HJ
t: 020 8555 3331
f: 020 8519 7348
Contact: Ms Yve Amor

Law centre providing legal advice and representation in housing, welfare rights, debt management, immigration.

  • Benefits advice
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Newham Sixth Form College

Plaistow Site
Prince Regents Lane
London E13 8SG
t: 020 7473 4110
f: 020 7511 9463
e: wbarnes@newvic.ac.uk
w: www.newvic.ac.uk
Contact: Jackie Mace
Stratford Site
379-381 High Street
London E15 4QZ
020 7540 0680
020 7540 0699


Pamela Frost

A college for young people on full-time courses, but offering a range of training, support and guidance activities for adults, both employed and unemployed in Plaistow and Stratford.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • A levels
  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Art, design and fashion
  • Business mgmt &
  • Secretarial
  • Caring
  • Computing and IT
  • Engineering
  • GCSEs
  • Languages
  • Performance and media
  • Sports and Leisure Science
  • Teaching and training

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Newham Unemployed Association - Link Project

1st Floor, Unit 3, Essex House
375 High Street
London E15 4QZ
t: 020 8221 2627
f: 020 8221 2627
Contact: Paul J Vandi, Project Manager

The Newham Unemployed Association - Link Project is a registered charity. The project seeks to develop an integrated approach to tackling the needs of the disadvantaged people residing in the Borough of Newham to help them to improve their chances of employment prospects.

  • Basic IT skills
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Advanced IT

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NEWTEC

22 Deanery Road
London E15 4LP
t: 020 8519 5843
f: 020 8519 9704
e: jacqueline.duncancoa@newtec.ac.uk
w: www.newtec.ac.uk
Contact: Chris Leigh

Provides quality technology training in East London. Newtec's training packages are designed to provide the support services which many adults need to enter and compete in the labour market.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Evening opening

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One Love Association

The Upton Centre
1 Bishop Avenue
London E13 0PU
t: 020 8472 1056
f: 020 8552 6105
Contact: Desta Liyew

Training centre and community centre. We offer IT training and childcare.

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

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Peabody Digital Learning Ring

Units 20 and 2E
Royal Victoria Place, West Silvertown
London E16 1UQ
t: 020 7474 9504
f: 020 7474 9714
Contact: Clive Turnball, Centre Facilitator

Delivering training in vocational skills and employment support direct to the community, especially those who are unemployed and looking for work. All services are free.

Advice/assistance given

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies

Subject area

  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Computing and IT
  • Teaching and training

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Pier Training Shop

2 Pier Parade
London E16 2LJ
t: 020 7473 0769
f: 020 7511 9110
e: courses@piertraining.org.uk
Contact: Joyce Ferris Administrator

A training and education centre providing training on topics including: literacy and numeracy, English language, Early Years Childcare and Education, business administration, and IT Skills. Advice and guidance on job search also offered.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance
  • Evening opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Access to higher education
  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Caring
  • Computing and IT

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Pitstop

Hallsville Road Depot
Hallsville Road
London E16 1EE
t: 020 7476 6361
f: 020 7476 6461
e: pitstop_london@hotmail.com
w: http://pitstop-london.co.uk
Contact: Steve Dalton

Motor vehicle training and assessment up to NVQ level 2 in vehicle maintenance and vehicle fitting.

Advice/assistance given

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Travel assistance

Subject area

  • Motor mechanics

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Red Triangle Volunteer Bureau

YMCA Beckton Centre
Tollgate Road
London E6 5YA
t: 020 7540 0305
f: 020 7540 0303
e: rebecca.cremins@wforest.ymca.org.uk
Contact: Rebecca Cremins, Project Co-ordinator

The Volunteer Bureau acts as a contact point between people who want to be volunteers and voluntary organisations that need volunteers. Activities are varied, from administration and clerical, to caring, gardening and driving. Hours are flexible. Volunteering is a useful way to gain work experience, learn new skills and try something different.

  • Work experience
  • 19+

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Sebert Road Training Centre

66b Sebert Road
Forest Gate
London E7 0NH
t: 020 8534 8592
f: 020 8519 0301
e: SRTC@compuserve.com
w: http://www.srtc.org.uk/
Contact:
Mr Moore Giwa

A training and education centre providing a variety of training courses in literacy and numeracy, business and IT skills.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Travel assistance

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Shalom Employment Action Centre

395 High Street North
Manor Park
London E12 6PE
t: 020 8472 3571
f: 020 8552 0762
e: seac@ukonline.co.uk
Contact: Rama Veerasingam

A training and education centre providing training in literacy and numeracy, English language, information and communication technology, garment making, carpentry and joinery. Also offers advice, guidance and learning support including job search and work experience.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Computing and IT
  • Constr. & built environment

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Shaw Trust Employment

Advice Arcade
107-109 The Grove
Stratford, London E15 1HP
t: 0800 018 4600
f: 020 8221 1891
e: stratford.pa@shaw-trust.org.uk
Contact: Tracey Proudlock

Provides help and advice to disabled people on routes back to employment and is a New Deal for Disabled People Provider in Newham.

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Careers advice
  • Work experience
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Travel assistance
  • Interpreting & translation

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Shed 22 Community Media Resource Centre

Coolfin Road
Custom House
London E16 3BD
t: 020 7474 8597
f: 020 7511 1217
e: info@shed22.org.uk
w: www.shed22.org.uk
Contact: Frances Bull, Centre Manager

Intermediate and advanced Quark, Flash, Dreamweaver and Photoshop (I.T.).
Photography
Digital Imagery
Multimedia Programmes

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Help looking for work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Shoulder To Shoulder

Brickfields Christian Centre
Welfare Road
Stratford
London E15 4HT
t: 020 8519 2701
f: 020 8519 2701
e: shoulder@globalnet.co.uk
Contact: Jo McKenzie

Provider of one-to-one training in jobsearch, literacy, assertiveness and basic computer skills.

  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Help looking for work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access

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Social Security Office


197 Freemasons Rd
Canning Town,
London E16 3PG
t: 020 7599 8899
f: 020 7599 8898

760 Barking Rd,
Plaistow
London E13 9PH
t: 020 8532 3000
f: 020 8210 2801
Jubilee House
2 Farthingale Walk, Stratford
London E15 1AN
t: 020 8532 3000
f: 020 8532 3327

Assesses and pays state benefits (excluding benefits for unemployed people.)

  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+

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Stratford Advice Arcade

107 - 109 The Grove
London E15 1HP
t: 020 8221 1995
f: 020 8221 1996
Contact: Olivene Howell

  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Weekend opening

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Sure Start

Sure Start Centre
Winifred Street
London E16 2HX
t: 020 020 8555 0231
f: 020 7473 6586
e: jaine.stannard@newham.gov.uk
Contact: Jenny Deeks, Newham Sure Start Manager

Sure Start is a programme to support families with children aged under 4. The services are for all local families in the area and are either new ideas or aimed at improving current provision.

  • English Language
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Benefits advice
  • Childcare Provision

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The East London Centre

Boardman House
64 Broadway
London E15 1NT
t: 020 8432 0600
f: 020 8432 0469
w: http://www.eastlondoncentre.co.uk/home.html
Contact: Alison Raphael

Single point of access to information on jobs and training opportunities, on-line training, seminars allied with on site conference and meeting space.

  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

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Trinity Community Centre

East Avenue
Manor Park
London E12 6SG
t: 020 8472 8947
f: 020 8552 4515
e: trinityc_c@yahoo.com
Contact: Luana Solomon

We provide access to higher education, train on languages, teach EAL and Maths. We also provide advice and assistance with finding work with ethnic minorities, asylum seekers, refugees and the local community.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Help looking for work
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

Subject area

  • Access to higher education
  • Languages
  • Teaching and training

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University of East London

Docklands Campus
4 University Way
London E16 2RD
t: 020 8223 3322
f: 020 8223 3394
e: c.j.snee@uel.ac.uk
w: www.uel.ac.uk
Contact: Carole Snee, Director Regional Office

Offers degree, diploma and prograduate programmes, full-time and part-time, in a wide range of subject areas. Provides a mature student advisory service and an extensive preparing for H.E. programme. Campuses are based at Stratford, Barking, and Royal Albert Dock - Docklands.

Advice/assistance given

  • English Language
  • Literacy & Numeracy
  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Careers advice
  • Skills training
  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Training once in work
  • Mentoring
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Childcare Provision
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening

Subject area

  • Access to higher education
  • Accountancy/book-keeping
  • Art, design and fashion
  • Business mgmt & secretarial
  • Computing and IT
  • Constr. & built environment
  • Engineering
  • Languages
  • Performance and media
  • Sports and Leisure Science
  • Teaching and training

 

Where to ? - Access to Jobs

The Third addition of the "Where to?" guide has now been published (July 2005). The idea of the guide is to help training providers and employment agencies to direct clients to the right training provision available in Newham. It is a reference guide for organisations rather than individuals.

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Women Together Support Group
34 Pier Parade
London E16 2LJ
t: 020 7474 1521
Contact: Beatrice Apiah, Family Support Worker

The group offer support and advice in areas such as immigration, domestic violence and housing. They also offer training in First Aid and Assertiveness.

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Advice/assistance given

  • Social & Comm. Skills
  • Help looking for work
  • Benefits advice
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

Subject area

  • Catering
    Housing

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Youth Information and Advice Service

51 The Broadway
London E15 4BQ
t: 020 8221 0802
f: 020 8227 1001
e: yiaseis@hotmail.com
Contact: Marie Lloyd

Information, advice and couselling services for young people aged between eleven and twenty-five. Also offer Lifeskills Training in Money Management and Sexual Health. Computer and internet access available

  • Work experience
  • Help looking for work
  • Job vacancies
  • Benefits advice
  • 16 to 19 year olds
  • 19+
  • Disabled access
  • Evening opening
  • Weekend opening
  • Basic skills

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