British Legion: for the Armed Forces Community

The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community - serving men and women, veterans, and their families. Information on mobility aids, equipment grants and home adaptations. Read more

Carers rights

This outlines your human rights under current legislation with specific regard to individuals with caring responsibilities Read more

CLEAR Adult Learning

CLEAR is an approved Adult Learning Provider for a range of short courses which are primarily aimed at increasing the skills needed for work and volunteering opportunities. The majority of CLEAR courses are funded. Many of the courses have a high ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) element embedded in the course. Read more

Communication Skills Education

Some TED ed videos on improving communication skills to effectively communicate with others. Read more


Working to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life. deafPLUS provide a range of services from advocacy to employment, equipment to information and advice. Read more

Employee Stress and Mental Well-Being

Mind's free Guides to Wellness Action Plans Read more

Experts by Experience

The Experts by Experience programme takes individuals with firsthand experience as service users on Care Quality Commission inspections to help compile reports on the standard of care provision, by speaking directly to users of the service and giving users’ opinions a voice Read more

Fit for Work

This service employs occupational health professionals who consult with employees and identify obstacles preventing the employee from returning to work Read more

Flexible working

Useful guidance for parent carers of a child with autism seeking flexible working conditions Read more

Free online courses

MOOCs are a way of accessing free online courses from universities around the world. Read more

Funded IT training

The PITMAN Training Centre in Southampton run fully funded IT Training courses for unemployed individuals in receipt of certain benefits Read more

Job Club and Tea & Tech

Job Club and Tea & Tech Read more

SAFE (Southampton Action For Employment)

A course that helps the long term unemployed gain confidence and work towards employment Read more

Southampton Skills2Achieve

Skills2Achieve in Southampton offers 16-19 year olds a different way to get the skills and qualifications they need. The group meets from Monday to Thursday each week and where tutors are ready to help pick the essential skills Read more

T.E.E.M Work club

Hosted by Southampton City Council’s Employment Support Team’s TEEM Programme Read more

The Prince's Trust

Free courses to young people aged 13 to 30 who are out of work, education and training and currently based in the UK Read more

Wheatsheaf Trust

Wheatsheaf Trust works with people to help them improve their lives by helping them into employment, improve employment options and advancement and develop skills Read more

Work Club at Central Library

At Southampton Central Library every Thursday 3pm-5pm Read more