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The Freedom Project is a training opportunity where you can learn new skills, find work and overcome barriers. A safe space for all, we focus on employability, gaining skills, suitable accommodation and addressing money worries.


Available In
  • Manchester
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Help & training to improve my work opportunities
Available to these Groups
  • Ex-Offenders
  • Vulnerable Adults

Additional Information

We offer training, qualifications and work experience in the following areas:

  •  Facility Management – Cleaning and building maintenance training, COSHH training and recycling
  •  Kitchen – Trainee chef training, creating menus, food preparation, knife skills, food hygiene and allergy control
  •  Retail – Sales and customer service training, till management and logistics, Food Club and stock control
  •  Warehouse – Warehouse work and logistic training, driver’s mate, deliveries and collection

What else is available?

We support people to gain vocational and functional qualifications and skills. Every Freedom participant will have a coordinator and can also access:

  •  Courses – Customer Service, Computer Skills, ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages)
  •  Drop in creative activities – Art, Music, and Textiles groups
  •  Job Clubs – Support with writing CVs and interview practices
  •  Work placements – We have connections with local businesses that can offer work placements.

Freedom volunteers have the opportunity to learn new skills and gain work experience – as well as having access to additional support with emergency provisions and travel expenses.

More importantly, the Freedom Project has helped participants to address social isolation, create a routine and build confidence that helps to take the next step towards what it is important to them.

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