Our impact

Since Routes started in September 2016, we’ve supported 206 people in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex to kick-start their journey to getting work.

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Our impact

Since Routes started in September 2016, we’ve supported 206 people in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex to kick-start their journey to getting work.

We’re so proud of the people who have accessed support from Routes and gone on to achieve their work goals and ambitions! So far, of the people we’ve supported:

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Were unemployed or long-term unemployed

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Were economically inactive or not in education or training

The goals and ambitions they’ve achieved have been incredible,
with many people completing a range of learning activities, courses, training and 1:1 dedicated support.

Of these brilliant and ambitious people:

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People moved into education or training

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People entered into employment

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People who were previously economically active are now actively searching for a job

And the personal benefits have been huge:

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People have engaged in learning opportunities, Information, Advice and Guidance and supported to address at least one barrier to moving into work or learning

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People have reported meeting new people, increasing their social networks or started volunteering

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People have reported an increased ability to address setbacks

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People report increased self-confidence

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People report improved work/life skills

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People report an increased ability to access learning, personal development and employment

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People report having gained increased employability

“Without the support of Routes I would not have been able to do the course”. She also said that regular meetings with her Routes Co-ordinator, Mirco, were helpful. “He cares about his interns and gives a lot of thought as to how he can get the best out of us”. More good news was to follow, at the end of her internship she was offered a full–time paid job as Project Officer within the same organisation. “I couldn’t be happier…..I am exactly where I wanted to be”

Routes to Success – celebrating our first three years

Released in April 2019, our Routes to Success – Evaluation Report looks at the success of Routes over its first three years and the impact of our partner organisations’ combined effort.

The report explores the overall impact of Routes, the different ways our partners offer support, interviews staff and stakeholders, and includes case studies and interviews with participants.

Download the Routes to Success - Evaluation Report

Download the Routes to Success Summary

The evaluation was undertaken by Work & Learning Opportunities c.i.c between March 2018 and February 2019.