Opportunity Suffolk

Opportunity Suffolk offers tailored one-to-one support and specialist advice to disabled people seeking and taking up employment, training or education.


  • 24 years and over.
  • Not worked in the last six months.
  • Living and/or accessing services in Suffolk.
  • Has a disability or long-term health condition.

What support we offer

You will have a dedicated advisor to help you in all aspects of pre-employment support. Support your advisor can give you may include:

  • help with job searches
  • better off in work calculations
  • help with application forms and interview techniques.

We help employers to identify and adapt their vacancies. This ensures that capable, prepared and well-suited candidates succeed in these roles. We will also provide continued in-work support to you and your employer.

Where can I take part in this programme?

This programme runs in Suffolk, mostly in these areas:

  • Beccles
  • Bury St Edmonds
  • Lowestoft
  • Newmarket
  • Ipswich
  • Stowmarket
  • Sudbury
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This project is part-funded as part of Building Better Opportunities, by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

Opportunity Suffolk helped me gain confidence

Gregor felt like his life was over after he was made redundant. Thanks to our Opportunity Suffolk programme, Gregor has managed to get himself a new job and is in a much better position.

Read Gregor's story

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