Furniture Warehouse

We work in partnership with South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) to provide bulky waste collection services of large household items such as electrical goods and furniture. If possible, the items are repaired and offered for sale in our Furniture Warehouse in Kendal.


Community Works

A project providing a supported vocational environment in the property & general maintenance sector for people with learning disabilities.

Operating across the South Lakes, North Lancashire and the Eden Valley, learners work towards a ‘preparation for life and work’ entry-level certificate.


Appleby Hub

A former Methodist Chapel, the Appleby Hub is a community centre in the heart of historic Appleby-in-Westmorland. We have recently begun to offer day opportunities for people with learning disabilities working in the Hub Cafe.


Work and Learn

The Employment Team help individuals set defined goals to focus on achieving ways into training or work. We also work with colleges & employers. We can also provide advice on keeping people in work, support with government initiatives to encourage people back to work and tackle absenteeism. Basically we can support anyone disadvantaged in the labour market.


Our programmes of activity

Education and Learning

Right2Work offers a number of different options for young people to develop and learn their skills and abilities, all of which are designed to help with finding and maintaining employment as well as supporting their independence.

Employment and Training

Supported by our Employment Team based across Cumbria, students are encouraged to build on skills that can support them towards greater independence including gaining employment.

Work Experience

Many potential job seekers use a number of areas such as traditional day services, some attend job centres or receive support from health and social care agencies.

Working with Employers

We work with a number of local businesses who have committed to actions that will create opportunities for disabled people who wish to work and improve their lives.

Supported Internships

A structured study programme specifically aimed at 16-24 year olds who have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP) and want to move into employment, but are in need support to do so.

Building Better Opportunities

Are you hoping to get a job or get back to work but are not sure where to start or what to do Do you want to improve your wellbeing but are not sure how? Right2Work can help you feel better about yourself and improve your confidence.

Do you need a helping hand?

There are so many ways Right2Work can be of assistance, from helping with a house clearance to community services and events, guidance on support and training opportunities.

Join the Right2Work Team!

We are always happy to hear from talented individuals who may have the skills, experience and capabilities to compliment those of our team. If you think you’d like to be part of a forward-thinking community interest company, then we’d love to hear from you.


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