Tailored training and connecting adults with work through our charity partners

Charities working with Barclays LifeSkills Charities working with Barclays LifeSkills Charities working with Barclays LifeSkills Charities working with Barclays LifeSkills

Barclays LifeSkills funds charity partners helping families and adults – particularly younger adults - to thrive, by gaining skills and confidence to increase their employability. 

Working with other supporting organisations and local employers, partners provide training to help individuals enter or re-enter the workforce, or offer support for families to boost skills, confidence and positivity as well as access to assistance with household income – all crucial to improving overall wellbeing.

Learn more about the charities partnering with Barclays LifeSkills.

Breaking Barriers exists so that every refugee can access meaningful employment and build a new life.  To find out more, access support, volunteer or partner with Breaking Barriers please visit Breaking Barriers

Catch22 is a charity which helps people of all ages across the UK with employment and training, education, health and wellbeing. Our partnership with Catch22 supports those with experience of the care system in Liverpool to overcome barriers to employment.   Find more information about Catch22 here.

Family Action provide practical, emotional and financial support across the lifespan. Our three-year partnership is supporting families to thrive; building the skills and confidence needed to move forwards in education, training and employment. Find more information here on their available support.

Generation UK is a charity aiming to prepare, place, and support people into life-changing careers that would otherwise be inaccessible. Programmes are typically in healthcare and technology and are available in London, Manchester, Scotland, West Midlands, Yorkshire, Liverpool and Bristol. Find out more about their programmes here.

SEO London delivers educational, training, and mentoring support to young adults from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds.  Our partnership with The Beyond Barriers programme provides six months of support to Black and ethnically diverse graduates to support them in securing full-time employment.  You can find more information here on their available support.

Smallwood Trust provides grants to organisations and works with selected partners to help women overcome financial adversity. The Women’s Financial Empowerment Fund will support 4,200 women to access a package of financial, employability and confidence building support, empowering them to thrive and be more financially resilient. Click here for more information. 

Street League helps 16-30-year-olds living in some of the UK’s most disadvantaged communities using sport and education.   This includes one-to-one coaching, as well as group sessions to explore job preferences and employability skills to help them overcome barriers to securing a job.  You can find more information on their programmes in Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester and London, as well as other regions where the organisation has a presence across the UK.  You can find more information here.

The Jersey Employment Trust (JET) assists people in Jersey with disabilities and long-term health conditions to achieve their employment goals, by providing a comprehensive and bespoke employment and vocational training service. You can read more here

The Springboard Charity powers CareerScope to provide support for anyone across the UK interested in a career in the Hospitality industry, that needs support to overcome barriers to employment, or find guidance on exciting career paths.    Their offer includes employability skills training – CVs, interview skills, job hunting – as well as hospitality-accredited qualifications, one-to-one mentoring and coaching, soft skills development, and a new platform dedicated to providing support for educators and their students.  You can create a profile to find more information on Springboard’s employability programmes across the UK and online here.    Students can receive support and guidance to help them find their path to a career in Hospitality here.  Educators can access a wide range of support tools to help their students, including Gatsby-benchmarked lesson plans here

The Trussell Trust is working to end the need for food banks. Our partnership is building awareness of the help available to people facing financial hardship, increasing access to the support they are eligible for, to help put more money in the pockets of people on the lowest incomes.  You can find more information here on their available support.

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