Support Service

Get Ahead

2020-03-24T16:01:31+00:009th October, 2019|

A free programme to support young people in getting an apprenticeship, a job or to go back into education. They could also get up to £100 for completing the programme. Contact: Wiltshire College  Email: or call 01225 756373 Go Train (Chippenham and Swindon)  Email or call 07732 680 328 New College Swindon  [...]

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Young Melksham

2019-01-09T15:33:46+00:0013th November, 2018|

A youth club that provides sessions for young people throughout the week including a SEND club session. Time to talk (Teentalk) is funded by Young Melksham and provides 3 hours counselling and support for young people (11 – 19yrs) every Thursday at Melksham Library from 3.30pm until 6.30pm. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01225 667327 [...]

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Wiltshire Employment Support Team

2019-03-04T11:17:18+00:009th November, 2018|

The Wiltshire Employment Support Team (WEST) assists people into finding and sustaining varying levels of paid employment with local employers.  Support for those with special needs including ASD is via a referral process. Employment and Community Skills Community Connecting assist customers to find out more about their local community and how they can access voluntary [...]

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Thera Trust

2019-01-09T15:26:45+00:009th November, 2018|

Thera South West supports people with a learning disability. Support available: Finding the right place to live Learning new skills to help you be more independent Getting around your local community and taking part in activities Meeting new people and attending social events Getting a job Getting training or going to college You can buy [...]

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Swindon Foyer

2018-12-17T10:01:47+00:009th November, 2018|

Swindon Foyer offers hostel accommodation for young people. Foyer staff also support residents to develop independent living skills and help them to access education, training and employment. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01793 612622 Swindon Foyer, 17-21 Bath Road, Swindon SN1 4AS

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SMASH Youth Project

2019-01-09T15:08:39+00:009th November, 2018|

SMASH Youth Project supports vulnerable young people through mentoring and support.  Volunteer mentors are matched with young people who want to change their lives and need help to reach their full potential. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01793 729748 Email:

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Richmond Fellowship

2019-01-08T15:39:04+00:009th November, 2018|

Employment advice and guidance service for people seeking work, training or voluntary roles. A worklife service is also available to help people already in work but who are experiencing difficulties due to mental health problems. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01380 722800 or 01793 527744 Email:  

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2019-01-08T15:14:05+00:005th November, 2018|

Discovering Autistic Spectrum Happiness - Swindon Autism Information and Advice Service. Provided for everyone on the autistic spectrum of all ages and their families, as well as those employing, working or supporting people on the autistic spectrum. Website: Contact details: Tel: 07554 665715 Email:

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2019-01-10T14:43:35+00:005th November, 2018|

A charity providing various services for young people (some are funded through the Local Authority).  Phoenix clubs are open to all children and young adults with any additional or special needs or life-limiting conditions. Work experience opportunities are also available within a nursery setting and volunteering at the clubs. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01249 463907

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2019-01-10T15:18:26+00:0011th September, 2018|

Alabaré Development Centres offer vocational training and meaningful day activities to vulnerable adults with a variety of needs and can also help with work placement opportunities. Alabaré also provide supported housing.  Referrals are accepted via Wiltshire Council or direct to the project. Website: Contact details: Tel: 01722 322882 Email:

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