There are specialist services in the borough that provide support to people with learning disabilities and/or autism and other additional needs who are looking for work.
Many services are listed on the Dudley Community Information Directory.
We have also drawn up a list of services within the access to employment factsheet.
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If you have a disability, health or mental health condition, an Access to Work grant can pay for practical support to help you:
stay in work
move into self-employment or start a business
:: more information on Access to Work
If you are looking for work you are welcome to drop into one of the following job clubs:
Dudley Job Club - Kings House, Dudley DY2 8PE, 01384 258525
Woodside Internet Centre – contact Brian Handy 01384 75572 - 0785 449 8445 - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For young adults aged 16 to 29 and living in the Black Country.
Through specialised services, ranging from coaching to managed work placements, our work will ultimately give our young adults the best employability prospects for the future.
:: more information on Black Country Impact.
The following services can offer general support and advocacy:
Citizens Advice Bureau
Marlborough House, 11 St James's Road, Dudley DY1 1JG
Access to Adult Social Care Team - for further information related to adult social care.
Welfare Rights Service - welfare benefits information and support is available to people who have had a social care assessment and also those who have support from other agencies.
Benefits - administers applications for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction for residents within the borough.
Government benefits site - www.gov.uk/browse/benefits