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Pathways to Success

About Us:
Social Care and Further Education Pathways is a complimentary, voluntary service dedicated to supporting young people and adults with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Our mission is to enhance their well-being and assist them in securing meaningful employment.
Service Coverage:
Service Coverage:
Our services are available across all seven boroughs of the West London Alliance:
• Barnet
• Brent
• Ealing
• Hammersmith & Fulham
• Harrow
• Hillingdon
• Hounslow
Our Staff:
  • Employment Advisors assist clients in finding and securing employment and also provide ongoing support for six months after they begin working.
  • Community Link Workers assist clients by referring or signposting them to suitable organizations to address their specific needs(benefits, loneliness, health and well-being).
  • Further Education Advisors offer Information, Advice, and Guidance (IAG) sessions and support SEND students in colleges to transition smoothly from education to employment.
To be eligible for the programme, individuals must meet the following criteria:
• Over 18 years old with SEND or a social care need
• Residing within one of the West London boroughs
• Known to adult social services with a disability
• Not mandated to attend the Jobcentre Plus (JCP) and not at risk of sanctions for non-engagement with JCP
• We can also support the family and carers of the client
As promised, here is the list of benefits that individuals can receive while participating in our programme:
• Not in receipt of a benefit
• Universal Credit - Work Preparation
• Universal Credit – Work Focused Interview Only
• Universal Credit – No Work-Related Requirements
• Universal Credit – Light Touch Out of Work
• Universal Credit – Conditionality Unknown
• Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
• Employment and Support Allowance Contributory (ESAC)
• Incapacity Benefit (IB)
• Income Support (IS)
• No match to a benefit spell that surrounds the referral date (No Claim)
• Passport Incapacity Benefit (PIB)
• Severe Disablement Allowance (SDA)
• Training Allowance (TA)
How to Refer:
There are various ways to refer someone to our programme, including self-referrals. Clients can choose to refer themselves if they prefer, rather than relying on a professional.
Dedicated email inbox:
Dedicated referral number:
0808 134 6215
Website: There is referral form at the bottom
Our admin team aim to contact the client within 2 working days.

Brent Council SEND Teams

Special Education Needs 0-25 Team

020 8937 3229


Brent Outreach Autism Team

020 8937 4659


Brent SEND Information, Advice and Support Service

020 8937 3434

Our helpline is open between 9am and 3pm, Monday to Friday.

An answerphone is always available and we aim to respond to messages within two working days.


Brent Sensory Support Service;

Brent Vision Impairment Service (BVIS) / 020 8937 3312

Brent Deaf and Hearing Impaired Service (BDHIS)  / 020 8937 5107


Educational Psychology Service

020 8937 3200


Link to Connexions Page


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