Work Routes Project


What is the project purpose?

Reed in Partnership Work Routes Project involves Training and Employment support. It is a programme that tailors itself to meet the needs of local job seekers. It provides support to people to overcome their barriers and to work with a range of personal support for up to a year. Hamara Centre is working collaboratively with a range of local partners to reduce economic inactivity through helping individuals into employment.

Who can use this service?

Unemployed individuals who have been out of work for 6 months and is claiming Job Seekers allowance, ESA or Universal Credit (and not have been on the Work Programme). Inactive claimants who have not been on work programme and is claiming ESA and are on the work related activity group. Lone Parents claiming income support with the youngest child aged one year or over.

How can people access this service?

Employment Support Key workers will be conducting outreach activities and promoting the service/project. individuals can contact the Key workers. Individuals can self-refer or contact/approach Key workers. Contact direct to Hamara on 0113 2773330 and speak to Nasreen or Richard.

Who works on this project?

Nasreen Akhtar & Richard Barr are leading on the project and can be contacted on 0113 2773330 or via email on or