CLOSED North East Employment Support for Young People 18- 29 (OC25S17P0608)

Call to run a project focused on providing support to increase employment for young 18-29 people.

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.


Project should engage with 18-29 year olds who are claiming out of work benefits, or are unemployed and not claiming benefits and disengaged from the labour market. Offer guidance, job brokerage and mentoring to support labour market engagement and progression.

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the More Developed category of region of North East LEP area, covering one or more of the local authority districts of:

  • Northumberland,
  • North Tyneside,
  • Newcastle,
  • Gateshead,
  • South Tyneside; and
  • Sunderland.


Approximately £3,000,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 25 September 2017.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 31st March 2021.

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 26 July 2017