Bexley Bridge to Independence

Who we work with:

  • Those who have autism spectrum conditions or ADHD
  • Residents in the London Borough of Bexley

The project aims are to:

  • Improve young people’s self-esteem and confidence
  • Improve communication and social skills
  • Increase employability skills
  • Provide young people with strategies and skills towards independence

The project offers a range of opportunities to meet young people’s needs:

We offer free group work courses as well as one to one support to help gain confidence and skills towards getting into work or training.

The courses we run are based on:

  • CONFIDENCE – Communication and communicating
  • CHOICES – Making informed choices about the future
  • PREPARING FOR WORK – Managing new routines and adapting for change
  • GETTING THERE – Planning how to travel to new places
  • IN THE WORKPLACE – Job roles and responsibilities in new environments

We use AQA’s Unit Award Scheme to record achievement for this project. Our courses are currently run at The Danson Centre in Bexleyheath on a Tuesday evening.

1-1 Advocacy

Bridge to Independence project advocates could help you to:

  • Make choices about going to college , completing an apprenticeship or getting a job
  • Find out about college courses
  • Find out about apprenticeships
  • Find out about work opportunities

Advocates can arrange to be flexible and meet young people for 1-1 sessions where they feel more comfortable.

What young people are saying about the project so far…

I like coming every week because I learn new skills and it adds to my CV. I am finding joining in conversation easierWhat people we work with have said

For more information and how to make a referral to the project, please contact us at or call 0345 310 1812.

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