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Junk to Funk – Helping you move forward in life…

Junk to Funk offers the support you need if you have aspirations of employment and self-employment. Helping you make your business ideas a possibility. Through practical and creative workshops with life-coaching, business marketing & finance advice with networking sessions; Junk [...]

Learning Links will be at Our Place café every month

Learning Links will be at Our Place café at West Wight Sports and Community Centre once per month to speak with local residents about the services we have to offer. The idea is to reach further across the island aside from Newport [...]

Celebrating Age Festival: Learning Links Coffee Morning

Learning Links, Isle of Wight hosted a coffee morning as a part of Celebrating Age Festival.  Our 50+ Employment Support Programme on the Isle of Wight had quite a turnout. We had a fair few come through our doors including [...]

‘I found work and a place to live in less than 6 weeks’

'Getting you from where you are to where you want to be' is a term frequently used at Learning Links, and that is what we aim to achieve with all our customers. One of our customers (that will stay anonymous) [...]

How Learning Links/Learn Works

We have discussed what both Furnish and Families do individually as a part of Learning Links but now it is time to discuss the amazing work we do with Learn. With Learn we have both the Work Programme and the [...]

Positive Feedback From Learning Links Customers

Learning Links supports many local individuals within the Portsmouth and Isle Of Wight areas in a variety of different ways, such as helping them find employment by supporting them with CV building, interview skills, job searching etc (based in both [...]

I get to choose when and where I work

Anthony has historically found it very difficult to get a job due to health issues. We gave Anthony inspiration, resources and guidance about starting a business. He has now set up a ‘Man and Van’ delivery and light removals [...]

Flexible working solution suits Mark

Mark suffers a long-term illness that makes it very difficult for him to get and keep a job. His passion is creating amazing, military-scale models. He met with the Learning Links team and was matched with a new, [...]

Volunteering has been invaluable for my career

Ivy came to Learning Links to get help with her career. She met with one of our careers advisors who talked through her options. Ivy mentioned that she was looking to gain some work experience to assist with her AT [...]

I was struggling to get a job because of my age

Sharon, who is over 50, had an accident that left her in pain and out of work.  During this time, she felt horribly incapacitated and lonely.  When she felt able, she returned to work. However, she struggled to fulfil the [...]

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