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Living with a disability or health condition

Work and learning

Help getting back into work

For more information, ask your social worker if you have one, or contact Adult Social Care.

Support includes:

  • job search
  • preparation for work
  • interview support
  • pre-employment work trials
  • support to secure voluntary placements
  • individual and/or group vocational training
  • on-going in work support

Essex Cares Limited (ECL) offers vocational work based training in a variety of different areas helping you to gain skills and confidence.

Help getting back into education

ACL (Adult Community Learning) offer a wide range of courses across Essex. Some courses are particular tailored for people with a learning disability.

If you have a care plan in place, you can ask your social worker.

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