Positive People

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Area of Delivery:  Cornwall, Devon, Somerset

Inspiring you to build a brighter future.

Everyone should have the chance to succeed in life, to develop skills and build a career. Positive People
is a flexible community programme designed to help you overcome whatever challenges you face.

Run by Pluss and our community partners we can help you manage the tough times, get qualified and
find work.

Help with everyday life

Our change coaches will work closely with you to help you identify your aspirations.

Our support includes:

  • Personal development – help to build your confidence, health and wellbeing.
  • Help with daily life – including advice on housing, money / debt, childcare, healthy eating, leisure, relationships, anger-management and much more.
  • Help to manage your health condition, disability, anxiety or addiction.
  • Help to master digital technology  including computers, tablets, phones, software and the internet.
  • Access to benefits and financial advice.

Get qualified and find work

Our support includes:

  • Help to access training – anything from basic skills to vocational and professional qualifications.
  • Help to prepare for work – including clubs and work trials so you can try out jobs and gain experience.
  • Job search – preparing CVs, applications and interview practice. We will also help you to approach employers.
  • Access to computers, internet, printers and photocopiers.
  • Advice on apprenticeships and self-employment.

Once you enter into work, we will stay in regular contact with you. You can also contact our helpline for
advice and support.

Positive People offers a lifeline to build hope, confidence and skills for people who are not in work.
It is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.

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