New Leaf Project
Over the next three years, the New Leaf Project aims to support a minimum of 2,800 residents across Cheshire with multiple & complex barriers to work. It is designed to get people out of the house and into a job. By providing skills, training and opportunities that will unlock potential, boost confidence and improve prospects.
New Leaf brings together a diverse range of 30 partners from across Warrington and Cheshire, including local authorities, learning providers, charities, social landlords, disability support networks to change lives, create opportunities and make a positive contribution to the local communities and the regional economy.
Management and Funding
The project is spearheaded by Torus Foundation, part of NW housing group Torus. It has received £10.6 million of funding from the Building Better Opportunities programme, a key part of the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership’s (LEP) European Funding Programme. The project has been allocated £10.6 million of funding through the Building Better Opportunities programme and is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund, which provides investment in local projects that increase economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regeneration.
Warrington Disability Partnership is the lead organisation supplying ‘Mentoring and Training’ for disabled people in Warrington and is delighted to be a partner. For more information please contact the Employment Team on 01925 240064 or email them for more details.