What is Accelerate?
Who we are and what we do
We specialise in supporting people who would like to work but for various reasons find it hard to get a job and enjoy all the benefits that employment brings. We also offer practical help to deal with problems that may be holding you back.
If you live in Coventry or Warwickshire and are currently unemployed but would like to work or become self-employed, we can help.
Your Journey Into Work
Accelerate is a free employment support service that can build your confidence, give you training, improve your skills and provide valuable work experience – all geared towards helping you get a job that suits you. Our support is tailored to your goals, your interests and your needs. We work closely with you every step of the way on your journey into work.
Getting to know you
Friendly one to one advice and guidance to help unlock your potential
Supporting you to solve problems or manage issues that are holding you back
Learn new skills
Help with literacy, numeracy, IT, customer service and media skills & more
Opportunities for training, work placement and self-employment
Step Up with Accelerate
Programme developed specifically for parents with pre-school age children to prepare for future employment
Are you a service provider?
Get in touch
Valley Houses current emotional support courses. Valley Houses current practical support courses. If you are already an Accelerate participant do speak to your Journey Guide if you feel you would benefit from any of the above support. Not already an Accelerate participant and interested to find out how we could help you move into or[…]
Accelerate have produced a new booklet on Grounding Techniques to support your mental health, this can be downloaded FREE from our resources page under Physical Health & Wellbeing For more support with your mental health and wellbeing, if you are over 19 and not working, contact us
Our partner Voluntary Action Coventry are recruiting for a Journey Guide Closing date for applications: 10am, Wednesday 24 March 2021 Find out more: http://www.vacoventry.org.uk/page/vacancy-post-journey-guide
Starfish are running a Hidden Disability/Health Condition workshop on Friday 12th March. The session is open to anyone on Accelerate. Many people we work with at Starfish have a hidden illness or hidden disability that’s a barrier to them moving forward in their lives. The barrier is often not only due to the personal feelings[…]