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West Dunbartonshire Council Working4U service was established to improve the quality of lives of West Dunbartonshire residents by assisting them to overcome barriers to social and economic inclusion.

Working4U help people to access a wide range of employment, training and learning opportunities designed to help them overcome barriers, develop their skills and assist them in their journey towards work.

Our Annual report will be available soon but here are some of our key achievements for the year 1st April 2018 to 31st March 2019 for residents in West Dunbartonshire, and what we hope to achieve in 2019/20:

 

Working4U Achievements
Performance Indicator 2018/19 2019/20
Target Achieved Target

Number of local people receiving support from Working4U

6,652

6,500

6,022

Value (£) of Income Generated for those supported

N/A

£10.4m

£9.8m

Value (£) of new debt managed

£3.4m

£4.4m

£3.4m

Number of local people being supported through apprenticeships

110

140

131

Number of local people entering employment

357

459

378

Number of local people entering education or training

677

1,180

951

Number of local people in employment six months after leaving

202

241

214

Number of local people gaining a full qualification

530

824

562