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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.

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 some of our key progress indicators for the period 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2020 for residents in West Dunbartonshire:

 

Working 4 U
Performance Indicator Achieved 2017/18 Achieved 2018/19 Achieved 2019/20 Target 2020/21
Number of local people receiving support through Working 4U 6,929 6,500 7,570 5,694
Total Value (£) of Income Generated £9.8m £10.4m £11.5m £9.8m
Value (£) of new debt managed £3.8m £4.4m £3.3m £3.4m
Total number of local people being supported through apprenticeships n/a 140 184 129
Number of local people entering employment 417 459 353 378
Number of local people entering education or training 677 1,180 1,228 866
Number of local people in employment six months after leaving 201 241 232 214
Number of local people gaining a full qualification 1,102 824 667 606