External employment services in Westminster

This page lists the external employment services available in Westminster.

These services each specialise in a particular area of employment support and have their own referral systems. There are also organisations which offer access to volunteering listed at the bottom of the page.


For full information about eligibility and referrals, see the links below.

Abbey Centre Into Work Support

Abbey Centre Into Work Support provides job search guidance, a job brokerage scheme and volunteer placements to improve employability. It also offers training and education in IT and ESOL.
Eligibility, referrals: speak to Caroline Richardson.
Tel: 0207 227 0655
Email: caroline.richardson@theabbeycentre.org.uk
Website: http://theabbeycentre.org.uk

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Avanta Enterprise

Avanta Enterprise offers career advice and employment preparation workshops.
Eligibility: People who are long-term unemployed; young and unemployed for six months; or homeless and unemployed.
Referrals: Self.
Tel: Helena Choudhury on 0207 462 4550
Website: www.avanta.uk.com

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Business in the Community

Business in the Community runs Ready for Work, which provides pre-placement training, work placements and post-placement support.

Eligibility: People who are disadvantaged, especially those who have been homeless.
Referrals: Self.
Tel: Sarah Setby on 020 7566 6646
Website: www.bitc.org.uk

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Contact details:

Address: 44 Wicklow Street, London, WC1X 9HL
Phone: 020 3317 5132

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