There are several agencies in South Tyneside here to help you get back into work, training, or education, or support you with setting up your own business.
Job centre plus
Jobcentre Plus can specifically give help to support jobseekers, lone parents and those with health problems and disabilities with professional advice on tax credits, childcare, support to help you manage the health problem or disability in employment you may have.
You can also access the vacancies on the Jobcentre Plus database by contacting the Jobseeker Direct service by telephone. Advisers will help you by letting you know about the available and suitable vacancies you are interested in, in the area you are looking for work. Call 0845 6060 234. If you have hearing or speech difficulties, call the textphone on 0845 6055 255.
South Tyneside College
South Tyneside College has hundreds of courses that can help you to build an exciting future. Whether you want to change career, get a better job, start your own business or just use your brain. There are both full time and part time courses. You can find courses to help you to develop skills or learn new ones.
South Tyneside College's website has details of all of its education and learning opportunities as well support available to new students.
The college has a number of open days throughout the year and all details are contained within the college prospectus which you can find in local libraries, download from the website or you can call them on 0191 427 3500.
South Tyneside Adult and Community Learning
South Tyneside Council Adult and Community Learning team promotes a wide range of training, education and learning opportunities based in a variety of community based settings across the borough.
More information about the kind of opportunities available can be found by contacting Adult and Community Learning: