Step Forward Tees Valley

Step Forward Tees Valley


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Introduction to Service

Step Forward Tees Valley is a partnership of 27 organisations supporting people to overcome the challenges preventing them from finding work. These barriers could include physical or mental ill-health, a lack of self-confidence, a skills gap, conviction or addiction.

We help people build on their strengths, by using the skills and expertise of partners and local employers, to achieve their goals and aspirations.

Key Information

We offer:

  • Work placements with local businesses
  • Access to specialist training
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Peer mentoring to support people to engage with the programme
  • Aftercare support once in employment

How to access

Referral are made via navigators in the SFTV programme and Jobcentre Plus.

To self-refer to a navigator, see the relevant navigator hub telephone details below.

How to contact

Individual Navigator Hub Telephone:

Darlington: 01325 525 100

Hartlepool: 01429 363 108

Middlesbrough: 01642 245 895

Redcar & Cleveland: 01642 681 785

Stockton: 01642 607 028

For general enquiries, you can contact us using the below details or directly via email to:

Avril O'Donnell (Team Leader) - avril.o’

Call us

01642 607 028

Are you eligible?

People aged 29+ in the Tees Valley area.

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