Organisations that can support you when returning to work after a break

Click on the organisations below to get help and support in finding skills, employment and training in South London

Organisation Borough Summary
Croydon Commitment: Ways 2 Work Croydon Several resources from webinars to mock interviews and CV writing help
CFO Activity Hub All Supporting individuals on licence or serving a community sentence by offering a safe and comfortable space. This includes personal advice and guidance to make a plan to move into education, employment or training. 
Inclusivity Career Zone All Career Reignite Bootcamp (webinar) and other resources for people returning to work
Kingston iCope NHS Talking Therapies for Anxiety and Depression Kingston Helping people manage their mental health needs, sustain employment or return to work after sick leave
London Skills and Development Network Croydon Adult courses for those looking to retrain in a new career or return to work after a break
Midlife MOT – Your Work All The DWP has launched the Midlife MOT website help older workers with financial planning, health guidance and career guidance. Your Work provides a range of advice and guidance on careers such as, reviewing your skills, looking for work, returning to work and flexible working.  
Pitman Training Croydon Flexible training programs providing individuals with practical skills, recognised qualifications, and ongoing support. 
Returner Toolkit All Toolkit for people considering returning to work
Richmond Wellbeing Service (Talking Therapies) Richmond Richmond Wellbeing Service soon being renamed to NHS Richmond Talking Therapies. As part of their service offer, they have employment support available for people referred and receiving treatment from Richmond NHS Talking Therapies and can be for those currently in or out of work and currently looking for a new job and those who are currently in work and need support to remain in work. They provide personalised support tailored to the individual’s needs.
Room for Work Richmond Employment support for Richmond residents age 40+
Simply Connect Croydon Work programme for people returning to work after a break or redundancy
Smartworks Croydon A UK based charity that helps to dress and coach unemployed women for success at job interviews
Successful Mums Croydon Training company helping working parents develop a business
Sutton Women’s Centre Sutton Computer training, CV help and Job club helping women get back into work
Work Happy Mums All Support resources for working parents
Work Routes All Work Routes is a free support service that helps unemployed people start working.
The service is an expansion of the Department for Work and Pension’s Work and Health Programme designed specifically to support people who are economically inactive. This expansion may sometimes be referred to as WHP Pioneer, which is a phase of Universal Support.
Working Chance All Support for women with a conviction
Working Families All National charity with advice for parents, carers and employers
Working Mums All Advice and job search for working parents