Inverclyde CouncilCommunity Learning & DevelopmentCommunity Learning & Development (CLD) in Inverclyde aims to help individuals and groups in their communities achieve their life goals and tackle real everyday issues in lives through community based learning and community action. The CLD provide a wide range of learning opportunities covering adult learning, adult literacy, community capacity building and youth work. The types of courses on offer include computer literacy, reading and writing and money skills. More information on courses can be found on the above website.
Department of Work & PensionsDepartment of Work & PensionsThe Department of Work and Pensions is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance pi=olicy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pensions and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to over 22 millions claimants and customers. The local DWP team works closely with the Inverclyde Financial Inclusion Partnership.
Financial FitnessFinancial FitnessFinancial Fitness are a charitable organisation who provide welfare benefit, money advice and financial support services to the residents of Inverclyde, Their vision is to ensure that local people have access to quality, practical advice by providing a range of face-to-face support which is free, independent, impartial and confidential.
The TrustTrust Employability Services offer a range of support and training services to people who are unemployed or in a low-paid job. Their aim is to prepare individuals to secure and sustain employment or to help improve their position whilst in work. The types of services available include support with CV’s and application forms, training opportunities and general advice. Information about booking a place on any of the sessions available can be found on the website.