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Support with jobs and volunteering

If you do not receive support through Norfolk County Council, the following organisations and groups offer support and information about jobseeking. You can also search theĀ Norfolk Community Directory for groups and organisations near you.

Norfolk SEND Local Offer
The Local Offer has information about services for children and young people (0-25) with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), including further education, finding a job and apprenticeships.

Job Centre
Based at your local Job Centre Plus, Disability Employment Advisers (DEAs) can help adults with a disability find work trials, jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities.

MINT
MINT is part of City College and is based at The Forum. It offers practical support for young people with a disability (16-25) to look for and find work, including CV building and job searching. 

National Careers Service
The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work

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Find a job or career in Norfolk or Suffolk based on your specific interests

Norfolk County Council Adult Learning
Our adult learning service offers courses in employability and independent living skills. Extra support is available for anyone with additional needs.

Not Going To Uni
A one stop site for apprenticeships, gap years, distance learning and jobs.

Shaw Trust
The Shaw Trust offers support for young people and adults with a disability, working in partnership with the DWP to offer training and work opportunities.

Voluntary Norfolk
Voluntary Norfolk offers employment and volunteering support for young people and adults, including those with a disability.

Norfolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Offers independent advice on a range of issues.

The following sites provide information and advice about self-employment:

Supported employment
Supported employment means extra help to learn your job and ongoing support until you are able to do your job independently including self-employment.

GOV.UK - Help with moving from benefits to work
Information about support for starting your own business and additional support if you have a disability or health condition.

GOV.UK - Working for yourself
HMRC advice on setting up your own business

Working and benefits
Information about how your benefits are affected if you work

New Enterprise Allowance
The Department for Work and Pension's scheme offers money and support to help start your own business - if you receive certain benefits.

Prince's Trust Enterprise Programme
Support for starting a business

These sites offer advice and support about volunteering:

Do-It.org
Find a volunteering opportunity near you

Voluntary Norfolk
Voluntary Norfolk offers employment and volunteering support for young people and adults, including those with a disability.

Job Centre
Based at your local Job Centre Plus, Disability Employment Advisers (DEAs) can help adults with a disability find work trials, jobs, apprenticeships and volunteering opportunities.

Volunteering with Norfolk County Council
We have a range of volunteering opportunities in areas such as libraries, museums and Norfolk Trails.

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