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Reading Jobcentre Plus (JCP)

Job Centre Plus can help with making a new benefit claim, dealing with an existing claim and supporting people back into employment. 

  • training, guidance and work placement programmes; This includes the Work Fit Programme for Lone Parents (the programme aims to improve the fitness, wellbeing and employability of single parents and help them move into employment) in partnership with Adviza in Reading.

  • work experience, volunteering and job trialling schemes

  • help with starting your own business

  • help combining work with looking after children or caring responsibilities

  • extra help for specific problems

  • Disability Advisor available

To find out more please use related links.


Who to contact

0800 055 6688 (National JCP)
Textphone: 0800 023 4888

Where to go

Jobcentre Plus
Adelphi House

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.