On Track

King's Lynn, Thetford, Great Yarmouth, Norwich
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Helping you to get ON TRACK

On Track is a project to clear barriers to work for young people in Norfolk who have multiple and complex needs. The project helps to support young people aged 16-24 to get into education, training or employment. 

It's a joint initiative, led by The Matthew Project, working in partnership in Norfolk, with GYROS, NANSA, The Prince’s Trust and YMCA Norfolk.  This project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

We help young people get into work, education or training: Our Confidential, friendly support coaches understand your challenges and can help you to set and reach goals.
 
We run engagement workshops and courses to develop your skills and confidence and help to find the jobs and training that are right for you.
 
Our mentors can give give you more help and support when you need it once you’ve reached your goal and chance for you to get involved in the project.

On Track has affected my happiness – in the past I struggled with mental health issues. On Track has given me the opportunity to get involved with things and has helped me to turn things around”

David – On Track Participant

Are you:​

  • 16-24 years old
  • Unemployed and not in education or training
  • Having trouble finding work
  • Experiencing barriers to work, education and training
  • Don't know where to start?

On Track could help you

  • On Track helps young people get into work, education or training
  • On Track is tailored to meet the specific needs of each individual young person
  • Our friendly coaches will support you all the way, providing the advice and help you need to make the most of the things you are good at
  • And it's completely free!

As a result of working with On Track I ended up getting a job. They helped me get to a point where I was capable of doing this”

Hayley – On Track Participant

What are we doing currently?

On Track now delivers a programme for our participants which helps them to re-engage through positive activities. These activities are based around four key elements:

  • Healthy Mind
  • Skills and Learning
  • Social
  • Community

So far we have engaged young people through the following activities – Functional Skills (English and Maths), cooking skills , walking football, Boxing for fitness, creative writing, vision boards, mindfulness, well being walks and anxiety workshops.

In order to engage our participant’s, we also hold monthly Steering Groups which involve our young people directly and have helped to shape the sort of activities that we deliver.

> Find out more about our services for young people.

This project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund

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