National Careers Service:
Free support with job search advice, skills tests and career options.
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk or 0800 100 900
A not for profit organisation which assists students and graduates with a disability to secure internships or permanent employment.
BDA Apprenticeships Factsheet:
Free factsheet for people with dyslexia who are thinking about an apprenticeship. http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/dyslexic/apprenticeships
Offers courses, support and opportunities to people aged 16-25 who may be unemployed, struggled at school, been in trouble with the law or have been in care.
Support for Jobseekers
A free website for job seekers who have a disability (including advice on reasonable adjustments that could be made at interview).
Offers employment support and training for people with disabilities (including dyslexia), regardless of whether they have an ex-service background.
www.rbli.co.uk/employment_solutions/services_to_individuals/ or 0800 783 1144
Exceptional Individuals – Recruitment Agents
A North London recruitment agency, which matches highly skilled individuals with dyslexia with inclusive employers (mainly in the tech and creative industries).
Support to start your own business
Business Grants and Mentoring – Good Story:
A dyslexic friendly organisation which accepts applications from creative 18-30 year old entrepreneurs for business loans, business grants or free mentoring to help their business flourish.
If you are on Jobseekers allowance and want to start your own business, you could be offered a mentor to help with your business plan, a loan and a weekly allowance.
Please do contact us if you know of any other organisations that have helped you, and should be listed on this page.
Offers grants and support to people aged 18-30 to become self employed who may be unemployed, struggled at school, been in trouble with the law or have been in care