Help getting into work

Contact Universal Jobmatch

Universal Jobmatch

The Advice Centre

We run a number of schemes to help people find work, see what's available at the Advice Centre Shepherds Bush

Work Zone

Work Zone, a National Skills Academy, is a recruitment, training and employment support centre in Shepherds Bush Library on the south side of Westfield London. It helps retailers recruit staff and job seekers find jobs, training and childcare and can help individuals with the application process.

Work Zone


FACES is a team of work coaches and specialist caseworkers who work closely with individuals and families who have struggled to get into work and may be facing other problems in their lives.


Urban Partnership Group

The Urban Partnership Group (UPG), a local regeneration agency, offers free information and advice about learning and work for adults aged 20 and over. For more information visit or call 020 7605 0800

Learn new skills

To find courses in computer skills, numeracy, literacy, childcare and more visit our adult education pages.

Specialist support

This is available to help ex-offenders, people who are homeless and people with substance abuse problems to look for work.

  • Homeseekers – people who are homeless can contact Andy Shields at St Mungo’s on 0203 856 6000
  • People with substance abuse problems can contact Andy Shields at St Mungo’s
  • Housing options offers information and employment support for homeseekers, including lone parents about training and employment.