Start your Journey

Belfast Works Connect is a FREE community-based programme focused on helping people achieve their personal potential.  The programme provides individual packages of support through tailored personal and skills development and access to over 100 approved courses, to help with confidence building, volunteering or gaining employment. Its already making a huge difference. Start your journey with us.

If you are not in work due to:

  • Illness or Disability
  • Carer and/or looking after family or home
  • Early Retired

Belfast Works Connects maybe able to help you.

Please note this programme cannot support people in employment or full-time education.

To see a list of courses click here:

Belfast Works Connect is made of a consortium of five partners, Upper Springfield Development, Ashton Community Trust, East Belfast Mission, GEMSNI and Impact Training and funded by the UK’s government’s Levelling Up Fund. 

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DEVELOPING FREE SKILLS TO RETURN TO WORK MEANS I HAVE A BRIGHTER FUTURE
I am Hopeful (Gus)

Developing free skills to return to work means I have a brighter future. Gus (Age doesn’t define me)

Identifying free opportunities with my mentor means I have a purpose
I am Confident (Olivia)

Identifying free opportunities with my mentor means I have a purpose. Olivia (More than just a mummy)

FREE SUPPORT WITH CONFIDENCE BUILDING MEANS I NOW HAVE AMBITION
I am Stronger (Tina)

Free support with confidence building means I now have ambition Tina (Loving life again)

Help with free upskilling and preparing me for job interviews means I'm positive
I am Ready (Paul)

Help with upskilling and preparing me for job interviews means I’m positive Paul (Ready for the world)

Developing new skills through FREE courses motivated me to volunteer
I am Valued (Steven)

Developing new skills through free courses motivates me to volunteer Steven (I have more to offer)

Help with FREE courses and networking with others means I feel connected Bernie (Embracing life& opportunity)
I am Positive (Bernie)

Help with FREE courses and networking with others means I feel connected Bernie (Embracing life& opportunity)