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Employment and social inclusion programme supporting young people aged 18-24 (and a number of those aged 25-29) in the Humber get into employment or training.

The programme provides support though a Key Worker model and delivered by Humber Learning Consortium in partnership with 20 local organisations, including the 4 Humber Local Authorities.  There is a diverse range of needs-led provision including mental health support, support for lone parents and a learner support fund.  The programme also provides an employer wage subsidy.

Project Dates

April 1, 2016 - July 31, 2019

Project Sponsor

Humber Learning Consortium


Humber Wide (Youth Enterprise Initiative funding is only available in Hull)


£10.4m funding package made up of Youth Enterprise Initiative Funding (YEI), European Social Fund (ESF) and match funding.

A further £5m of ESF and YEI investment has been secured which will enable delivery in Hull to continue until 2022.



Hull – supporting 2,500 unemployed / inactive 16-29 year olds
Humber – supporting 500 unemployed / inactive 16-24 year olds

Of the 2,750 young people supported in the initial phase of the project to July 2018, 848 have progressed into work, further education or apprenticeships and 2,214 qualifications have been achieved.

Approval Status

Business case approved

Delivery Status


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Last updated: November 27, 2018

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