Find out about the support available to help you into work if you have a disability or health condition.
Access to Work
Access to Work can offer you financial and practical support to help you get or stay in work. The support will be based on your needs, for example a grant to help you get to and from work and support with managing your health at work.
Through Access to Work you can also apply to get money for communication support at a job interview.
To get support, you must:
- Have a physical or mental health condition or disability that means you need support to do your job or get to and from work
- Be over 16 years old
- Live and work in Wales, England, or Scotland
- Have a paid job or be about to start or return to one
For up to date information and further details view Access to Work on gov.uk.
Supported employment agencies work with people to help them:
- Find work
- Learn the skills needed to do a job
- Settle into a new job
- Learn how to travel to work
The Supported Employment organisations across Wales are:
- Agoriad Cyf, training and employment support (North Wales)
- ELITE Supported Employment, specialist supported employment provider (South, Mid and West Wales)
- Engage to Change, employability project for young people aged 16 - 25 years old (across Wales)
Watch videos on the Engage To Change YouTube channel to find out more about the employment support available to young people in Wales.
The Welsh Government’s Inclusive Apprenticeships – Disability Action Plan aims to remove barriers for disabled people who wish to do an apprenticeship.
For further details view Inclusive Apprenticeships – Disability Action Plan on gov.wales.
Find out more about Apprenticeships for Disabled People on the Working Wales website.
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