Announcement regarding coronavirus

Our services are continuing and being provided safely in accordance with government guidelines on social distancing. Support is available in our offices, over the phone and online.

Are you unemployed and looking for work?

Our friendly advisers will help you find a job that’s right for you.

Including special support for people aged 50+ in London

How we can help you

When you visit Work Routes you start a journey to lasting employment. Here’s how:


They will get to understand your circumstances and your goals. Together, you’ll make a plan for getting into work. Everything will be arranged by your adviser.


If you need it, we will get you access to training that will develop and re-fresh your skills ready for work. This might include skills for a particular job, IT training or a qualification.


We can help if you have a health condition or disability and provide support with things like pain relief, anxiety and learning ways to manage your health at work.


When you’re ready, your adviser will help you apply for jobs that will suit you and your circumstances. They can re-fresh your CV, help with forms and practice for interviews with you.


We can also help with costs of travel, work clothes and childcare.


Your adviser will stay in touch once you start working to ensure you are happy and settled. They will be on hand to support in any other way they can.

Our Success

Over 7,000 people helped into work since 2016!

Our Success

Over 7,000 people helped into work since 2016!

Work Routes is co-funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and European Social Fund.

“Ever since the first time I met the team at Work Routes I’ve felt that I have been supported. I’ve been offered a 30 hour contract – without their ongoing help this wouldn’t be happening. I’m over the moon.”
– Mark

“My Adviser has been really supportive and I’m extremely proud that I came. My new job will give me and my daughter more freedom to be able to do nice things together, rather than struggling with benefits.”
– Katie

“Work Routes really has boosted my confidence. I got a job and it has changed my life. It helped me find myself and what I’m good at.”
– Hadi

“Work Routes sorted everything out for me. I loved the courses, especially the interview course and tips. Everybody has been helpful.”
– William

“Work Routes has helped me see a future and become more confident.”
– Emma

“Thanks to Work Routes, my confidence has returned and with the immense amount of help I have had from them I have now secured a full time managerial role. The future is very exciting.”
– John

“If anyone is looking for work, I always recommend Work Routes. Coming here meant there were the courses I needed to do to find work. I am now able to go out & buy things for my son able to finally decorate my home.”
– Fiona

“The staff here are really trying their best to find employment for people. I feel so comfortable coming here.”
– Narinder

“I think there are too many people like me – just one thing that has them stuck. We are keen to work, but for some reason you need that push, help & support. Work Routes is excellent & I’m glad that I have benefitted from it.”
– Magda

“I was unemployed for two and half years, but Work Routes has helped me get into work. Now I am employed I can look forwards the future with a smile.”
– James

Training Courses

People using Work Routes get access to a range of free training courses, including:

Mindset and Confidence
Effective Job Searching
Interview Skills
Managing Money
IT Skills
CV Writing

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Work Routes is provided by Reed in Partnership.

We provide public services that change people’s lives for the better. We have helped over 150,000 people into work to date. Find out more about us at

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