Are you?

  • 16-24 years old?
  • A County Durham resident?
  • Not in education, employment or training?

Then don't hesitate to get involved as soon as possible to take advantage of the help and support available. Call the team on 03000 262 930 or fill out this form.

You will be treated respectfully and fairly in a safe and welcoming setting. Our expert staff will work with you to develop a plan to help you fulfil your potential and work towards your ambitions.

You may need guidance on building a CV, help searching for and applying for jobs, or support preparing for an interview. We can also provide you with ongoing information, advice and guidance once you have successfully secured a post.

DurhamWorks is an inclusive programme working with a diverse range of young people across County Durham to remove any barriers preventing you from progressing.

We can subsidise the initial transport, child care or clothing costs associated with your new role and help you budget for these costs. We also have funding for employers to create employment opportunities for young people.

DurhamWorks will support you in resolving problems that might be caused by your changing situation in areas like benefits, housing or care responsibilities.