We support disabled people who live in the City of Liverpool into employment, work-related training and further education. We work with disabled people to remove the barriers to gaining and retaining employment, or training for work. We support employers in recruiting and retaining disabled staff.
Between 2012 and 2013 the Liverpool Team achieved…
- 10 people supported into paid work.
- 34 people supported into voluntary work experience/training
- 53 people supported into external training
This service is funded by Liverpool City Council and by the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund to work with disabled people who live in the City of Liverpool.
Opening of New Liverpool Office
Liverpool Lord Mayor Gary Miller cuts the ribbon to open Breakthrough’s new office based at Merseyside Play Action Council on Bridport Street in Liverpool on Wednesday 18th December 2013. The Lord Mayor is pictured here on the left with Chief Executive Michelle Scattergood and Liverpool Project Manager Tom Lowton.
Our Merseyside Employment Team were based at Orleans House on Edmund Street, where they celebrated 10 years success of the service providing employment support for disabled people in Merseyside on 28th September 2012.
Lord Mayor of Liverpool Visits Liverpool Team
The Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Frank Prendergast made a visit to the Liverpool Breakthrough UK office on Thursday 24th November to see the excellent work the staff are doing to support disabled clients. After meeting members of the staff he spoke to clients Susan Harrison, Tracey Ferguson, Enrique Martinez and Hussain Khan, who all gave a glowing report on how they have been supported by their respective employment officers with job search, application forms, CVs and general confidence building.
The photo on the right shows Susan Harrison, Enrique Martinez, Councillor Frank Prendergast, the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Tracy Ferguson and Hussain Khan.
The photo below shows Tom Lowton, Sonia Breen, Marie Ormsby, Councillor Frank Prendergast, the Lord Mayor of Liverpool, Tracy Leslie, Kate Woods-Medland and Peter Jackson.