Rathbone – Third Sector Challenge Fund

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation  Rathbone – Third Sector Challenge Fund
Project Name (if applicable):  Third Sector Challenge Fund
Main Contact: Name: Larah McKay

Phone Number: 0141 840 2856

E-Mail Address: [email protected]

Eligibility for Programme:  16 – 24 years of age and not in education, employment or training
Referral Procedures:  Referral through SDS, DWP, from any organisation working with young people and self-referral
Location Project Delivered At:  Trident House, 175 Renfrew Road, Paisley, PA34EF
Dates Project Delivered:  Rolling programme
Pipeline Stages:  1
Age Group:  16 to 24 yrs
Programme Outline: This fund supports Stage 1 of the Employability Pipeline, focusing on young people aged 16-24 facing multiple barriers to progression. For example:

  • not currently supported by employability programmes
  • have left programmes with no positive outcome (early leavers)
  • currently on employability programmes e.g. Employability Fund but are at risk of “dropping off” or struggling to progress from Stage 2
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