Employment Support for Parents of Young Children

Parent with 2 children on her lap holding an ipad

Get the support you need to raise your salary, get a promotion, or increase your working hours gaining better work-life balance for you and the family.

If you are a parent of a 6-months to 11-year-old child and you’re struggling to progress in your job, our free service will provide you with the essential skills you need for long-term personal and professional development.

If eligible, you will benefit from a personalised needs assessment and training plan to gain the skills employers need, including IT and digital skills training.

We also offer:

  • Job brokerage
  • Job search, CV, application, and interview support
  • Helping you to earn at least LLW £11.05
  • Benefits advice and details of in-work financial support
  • Access to Level 2 or above Accredited Training
  • Help to identify childcare support so you can focus on your work
  • Access financial advice and any other wrap around support for your personal needs
  • Support to set up your own business or become self employed
  • Support with English for speakers of other languages
  • Workshops improving your general well-being and confidence
  • Flexible advice service to work around your other commitments
  • In work-support service

If you are already in employment, we offer coaching and mentoring support to help you take the next step in your career. This could include developing:

  • Communication skills
  • Digital skills
  • Flexibility/adaptability
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Making decisions and problem solving
  • Planning, organising, and prioritising
  • Leadership/management skills

Register your interest and eligibility

For expert advice and support to get the security or flexibility you need from work, register your interest in our family-friendly service today!

You must meet all criteria to qualify for the service.
Trevor Grant


The Parental Employment Programme is commissioned by 3SC and funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and from European Social Funds.