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.

Working 4U 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.

Here are a few of our key progress indicators for the period 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2021 for residents in West Dunbartonshire:


Working 4 U
Performance Indicator Achieved 2018/19 Achieved 2019/20 Achieved 2020/21 Target 2021/22
Number of local people receiving support through Working 4U 6,500 7,570 6,387 6,310
Total Value (£) of Income Generated £10.4m £11.5m £7.8m £8.8m
Value (£) of new debt managed £4.4m £3.3m £1.3m £2.3m
Total number of local people being supported through apprenticeships 140 184 233 288
Number of local people entering employment 459 353 216 294
Number of local people entering education or training 1,180 1,228 454 785
Number of local people in employment six months after leaving 241 232 152 181
Number of local people gaining a full qualification 824 667 318 366