CLOSED: Access to Employment for Jobseekers and Inactive People in Worcestershire LEP Area (OC38S16P0453)

Call to run a project to support target groups with multiple barriers in the Worcestershire LEP Area to access employment opportunities through the provision of tailored support.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The Information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


This call will aim to support these target groups (inactive residents, long term unemployed, over 50’s unemployed, ESA claimants with mental health and behavioural disorders) to access employment opportunities, through the provision of support that is tailored to their needs and helping participants in overcoming barriers to economic activity which prevent them from moving closer to the labour market. This provision will support the Worcestershire’s ESIF strategy and the priority that seeks to address economic and social inclusion.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Worcestershire LEP Area


Approximately £1.5m of funding is available.


  • Outline application deadline: 15/01/2017
  • Full application deadline: 09/04/2017
  • Project start date: 26/02/2017

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 14 April 2020.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

Where to send completed applications

Completed Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK.

Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application.

Contact details

Contact with queries linked to accessing or using the specification, forms, guidance etc.

No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.

Published 28 November 2016
Last updated 16 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Access to Employment for Jobseekers and Inactive People in Worcestershire LEP Area (OC38S16P0453) is now closed.
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