Providing practical support people need to sustain employment and their wellbeing.
Easier Pathways to Opportunity
Supporting communities to have improved self-esteem leading to less isolation and negative behaviours (long-lasting benefits) and innovations through community, public and private sectors.
ESF Community Grant – Greater Manchester
The funding was used to help many people in Greater Manchester who faced additional barriers in the labour market to improve their employability and gain employment.
Digital Life-Line: Community Fund
Distributing digital communication to people directly and via non-profit organisations who have no access to online facilities and are at significant risk of mental health issues and re-offending. We will also support connectivity through further training and support.
Digital Life-Line: We Love Manchester Emergency Fund
Supporting people across Manchester city centre with digital connectivity and bespoke online training.
Digital Life-Line: Community Fund “COVIDChat”
A software facility that connects people who are quarantined/isolated with fear and anxiety/those struggling to understand the changing situation the UK face.
New Beginnings Online Training
A range of free online training events to support individuals who are either long-term unemployed or have been impacted by COVID-19, and their future development.
Antz Junction have been an awarded a Lottery Development Grant from The National Lottery Community Fund.
New Beginnings: Awards for All
A work-based programme building confidence and delivering hands-on skills as well as key life skills such as communication, planning, reasoning and decision-making through mentors and real-life scenarios in the workplace, using e-learning modules and workshop sessions.
Albert’s Hospitality 2018
A work-ready programme supporting people into work (bar and kitchen roles) across two Greater Manchester sites.
- Albert’s Didsbury
- Albert’s Shed, Castlefield
A work-ready project supporting people living in local Coalfields Regeneration Trust areas.
Coalfields areas supported:
- Little Hulton
- Swinton North
Supported people who had been through the justice system and were in recovery from drug and alcohol misuse.
A positive action project designed to recruit female aspiring chefs looking for a career in catering for one of the biggest family run business in Greater Manchester.
RBS Skills & Opportunities
Delivering multiple successful work-ready projects, with clear links to employment.
Atos – ANTZ Mentor Programme: Greater Manchester & London
Atos & ANTZ UK have been in partnership since 2014 when Atos joined the ANTZ Network. In 2015 Atos and ANTZ UK become partners, co-creating the Atos-ANTZ Mentor Programme. The programme brings businesses and hard-to-reach communities together to achieve social impact and life-changing outcomes.
Adult Work Placement Programme
A unique partnership between Openreach and Antz Junction ran an operational employment programme which delivered skills, confidence, and a current reference and certificate from Openreach.
Delivering information, advice and guidance sessions around work-ready skills to City West Housing Trust tenants at their locations.
CSCS Card Training in Partnership with JTJ Workplace Solutions
2 week training courses, followed by a test, allowing people to qualify for a CSCS card.
Digital Inclusion in Partnership with ASDA Foundation
A project supporting local communities in Trafford, Swinton and Bolton with access to free ‘Basic Computer Skills’ training and digital equipment, funded by ASDA Foundation.
Greater Manchester Talent Match was a Big Lottery-funded programme bringing together the private, public and voluntary sectors to support young people aged 18-24 who had been out of employment, education or training for twelve months or more and who needed extra support to help them along their pathway to work.
A work-ready project to support Your Housing residents in the Partington, Manchester area.
TfGM: Back in the Saddle
A scheme providing recently employed local people with a functioning bicycle and repairs training to assist with their commute to work.
Through The Gate
Supporting people in prison and out, on a route into employment.
We focus on the most entrenched needs, which means designing interventions for beneficiaries who are excluded.
Colourful Women of Antz Junction
An arts and crafts project with personal and professional development sessions supporting local women during their community service in collaboration with Salford Probation.
The Antz Junction Work Club, supported local people from across Greater Manchester with training, support and advocacy on their search for employment.
Over the years volunteers have played a massive role in the work done by Antz Junction.
Multiple successful work-ready projects, supporting local communities with clear links to employment.
Every person should have an opportunity to overcome barriers and achieve his / her fullest potential and contribute fully to their community.
With your help, we can support more people to get back on their feet and into work. Your donation will fund Antz Junction work and make a big difference.