Motiv8: Building Better Opportunities for Greater Manchester

Motiv8 banner with tight margin July 2020.jpgA project funded by £14 million from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme.

Motiv8 is led by Manchester Athena, and it is being delivered across the whole of Greater Manchester by the following housing providers:

Delivery partner Motiv8 logos update June 2020 01.pngMotiv8 transforms lives by helping people overcome the challenges and barriers they face to get back on track.

By improving wellbeing, confidence and employability skills, we can increase your chances of accessing training or finding a job.

The project can help if you:

  • Are aged 25 or over
  • Live in Greater Manchester
  • Are not in education, training or employment
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Have multiple support needs

The programme works by developing a personalised action plan and tailored support package to address your needs. These might include:

  • Health problems
  • Mental Health issues such as anxiety, depression or isolation
  • Disabilities
  • Substance misuse
  • Homeless or at risk of being homeless
  • Domestic abuse
  • Past offences
  • Financial hardship

The programme will support over 5,000 people to overcome multiple, complex needs and move them closer to training and work.

Contact Motiv8

To find out more or to request a referral form:
email our single point of access team or call 0161 331 2048  


Twitter @Motiv8GM

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