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Learning Links works with people and communities to make real and positive impact, improving life chances and futures.  The people we help face big challenges from homelessness and unemployment, to loneliness and child to parent violence.

We are leaders in providing local services and running community projects.  We know our communities well and understand their needs.  Since 1997, we have managed funding and commissions of different levels, from small scale grants to multi-million pound contracts. We have the capacity to deliver projects across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Our goal is to deliver projects that are cost effective and that have the maximum benefit. We always assess and measure impact so that we can learn and improve with each and every project and replicate good work.  We will work with you to create a system of feedback and reporting.  Additionally, we will keep you up to date on activities and tell you of the project’s successes and any difficulties encountered.

Our key skills include:

  • Comprehensive project planning
  • Strong management
  • Quality and security assurance
  • Experience of working as the prime contractor and subcontractor
  • Full frontline delivery and project impact evaluation
  • Support of in-house HR, finance and administration teams

We operate to several quality standards including the Matrix Standard, Investors in People and we also hold the Work Health and Wellbeing Hallmark.

We work with:

Skills Funding Agency, PeoplePlus, Lottery funded, Portsmouth City Council, European Union, University of Portsmouth, Optimum Training, Edu-care Recycling UK, Citizens Advice Bureau, Novatech, Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, Isle of Wight Chamber of Commerce, Relate

Inspirational stories

Huge Congratulations To This Husband and Wife Team – Ageing Better Contract

August 11th, 2017|0 Comments

This is a first for the Ageing Better Contract and for Solent. Our Husband and Wife team, Andy and Michelle, both completed a Networking Workshop through Ageing Better to help with their jobsearching. They then [...]

Adapting To The Needs Of Our Customers When They Need It Most

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

We have recently supported one of our customers by helping with her house move. The customer (who will stay anonymous) had arranged an appointment with us for the morning but on the day of the [...]

Thank You For The Donated Flowers – What Does The Hub Do?

July 11th, 2017|0 Comments

A BIG thank you to B&Q who have kindly donated a beautiful range of plants for our Learning Hub in Portsmouth. Our customers and volunteers have been busy gardening and making our small outside space [...]

We empower people to reach their potential.

Through learning and personal development, by helping them get back to work, by building stronger families and by creating employment.
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