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We have delivered over 200 programmes

These have helped to change people's lives for the better

The programmes we run

are on behalf of governments and funding bodies


Since 2000, we have delivered more than 200 different programmes across 100 different locations.

We currently deliver a number of contracts on behalf of government departments and funding bodies such as:

The Department of Social Protection (DSP) is a department of the Government of Ireland. The mission of the department is to promote a caring society through ensuring access to income support and other services, enabling active participation, promoting social inclusion and supporting families. Our work for the DSP is delivered through our joint venture partnership - Turas Nua.

Just about everyone in Great Britain will deal with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or one of its eight businesses at some point in their lifetime.

DWP's aims are:

  • For children to have the best possible start in life, growing up in secure homes and developing skills for the future
  • To end child poverty by 2020 and they are working with other government departments to make this happen
  • Promoting work as the best form of welfare, helping more people into work and supporting those who can't work
  • To help people plan for retirement and, when in retirement, to access their entitlement
  • To improve rights and opportunities for people with disabilities

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is aimed at economic regeneration projects promoted primarily by the public sector. This involves:

  • Government departments
  • Local Authorities
  • Further and higher education establishments
  • Other public bodies
  • Volunteer sector organisations

The European Social Fund (ESF) was set up to improve employment opportunities in the European Union and so help raise standards of living. It aims to help people fulfil their potential by giving them better skills and better job prospects.
The ESF-Works website is showcasing projects and products that illustrate the variety of activities taking place under the 2014–2020 ESF programme in England.


The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) works to protect the public and reduce reoffending, and to provide a more effective, transparent and responsive criminal justice system for victims and the public.

The MOJ is a ministerial department, supported by several agencies and public bodies.


The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) is an Executive Agency of the Ministry of Justice. Its role is to commission and provide offender services in the community and in custody in England and Wales, ensuring best value for money from public resources.

It works to protect the public and reduce reoffending by delivering the punishment and orders of the courts and supporting rehabilitation by helping offenders to change their lives.

Certain groups of people have been demonstrated to be more susceptible to finding themselves in a situation where they are considered to be workless, and as such these people may need more help to overcome the barriers they may face.

Because of this Plymouth City Council has felt the need to look into the problem of worklessness and has recognised the importance of engaging with local partners in an effort to develop an effective plan and help coordinate any such activity in the city.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education. It brings together the existing responsibilities of the Education Funding Agency (EFA) and Skills Funding Agency (SFA), creating a single funding agency accountable for funding education and training for children, young people and adults.


Nicholas and Chris

Nicholas and Chris met in prison and have changed their futures around together.

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David Ramsay

Glasgow man David Ramsay, 25, needed support to help him get back to work after two years out with back and knee injuries.

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