Life and work skills development

We provide training to improve skills and support disabled people into employment.

  • Can Do offers opportunities for 10‑ to 35‑year-old disabled people to volunteer in their communities, developing skills and knowledge to lead more independent lives and be socially active.
  • Change100 connects disabled students with paid internships at top UK companies.
  • Discover IT is a network of accessible IT rooms giving disabled people access to computers and equipment in their community.
  • Discover IT @ Home offers disabled people access to computers and adapted equipment within their homes.
  • Our Work Choice voluntary employment programme that supports disabled people to become ready for work. For many people, it is the stepping stone into full, unsupported employment.
  • Internationally, we have supported over 17,000 people with disabilities into paid or self-employment in Africa and Asia, and provided skills training for nearly 50,000. Find out more about our livelihoods projects.
  • ACE (Able Capable Employment) offers tailored one-to-one support and specialist advice to disabled Londoners seeking and taking up new employment.
  • Opportunity Suffolk offers tailored one-to-one support and specialist advice to disabled people seeking and taking up employment, training or education.
  • Wise Steps provides one-to-one tailored support to help people take positive steps towards work in Tyne and Wear.