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Additional job support

Access a range of support from education and training opportunities to employment and skills support across the city region.

Apprenticeship Support by Be More

The Apprenticeship Support by Be More team aims to raise the profile and grow the number of apprenticeships throughout the Liverpool City Region by providing FREE and impartial information, advice and guidance about Apprenticeships & Traineeships and delivering promotional events and activities. Our team of Skills Brokers offer independent and impartial brokerage to Individuals, Schools, Colleges and key Stakeholders and we offer resources and materials to support career choices in a variety of sectors.

Be More support

Growth Platform

If you’re looking for support and advice to help you grow your business in Liverpool City Region, our Local Growth Hub Service provides a single point of access to a wide range of local and national support and funding. Here you can find information on programmes, funding and services for start-up and early-stage businesses, as well as high growth established businesses.

Growth Platform support

Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise Sector

The consortium exists to provide a formal structure for supporting the VCSE sector in relation to learning, skills, employment support and criminal justice services in Liverpool City Region. VOLA promotes, organises and facilitates cooperation and partnership working between VCSE organisations. VOLA supports capacity building in the sector by providing VCSE organisations providing them with support, information and services to enable them to deliver education and employment skills to people in their communities.

VOLA Support

Housing First

Liverpool City Region has made it a priority to tackle homelessness in a new way, based on international evidence. Housing First believes having a decent roof over your head is a necessity so it provides a home as the first response. It then offers people with multiple and complex needs individualised support with issues such as addictions, mental and physical health and the effects of trauma and abuse. Housing First works in partnership with the six local authorities making up the city region, housing associations and other homeless organisations. Essential to the success of the programme is to involve the people we support in every part of the process and our Lived Experience group, which brings together people with their own experiences of homelessness helps shape our work in this area.

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Travel Schemes

If you live in the Liverpool City Region and and meet the eligibility criteria, you may be able to apply for a concessionary travel pass.

Merseytravel offers free travel on all buses, trains and Mersey Ferries river crossings for residents in Merseyside that are:

The Apprentice Travelcard is available for anyone aged between 19 – 24 living in the Liverpool City Region who’s currently enrolled on an approved apprenticeship with an Education and Skills funding agency.

Children under 5 travel free on buses, trains and ferries in Merseyside. Young people aged 5 to 18 can buy Merseytravel’s young peoples’ tickets.



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