Get support in Bury

Get help with work, volunteering and skills

There are many FREE services that can help you find work or improve your skills.  They can also help you think about the steps you need to get to your dream job. Visit this page to find out more information about services that are available. 

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Support groups in Bury

There are lots of community groups that help ESOL people feel more confident to move into education and work.  They are usually run by volunteers to support you and make you feel part of a community and reduce loneliness.  You can also get help with benefit and immigration and low-income problems too.

View our page on support that’s available to you.


Join a library

Why don’t you join your local library?  It is a great way to practice your English.

You can borrow:

  • Online books and magazines
  • Audio books
  • ESOL Readers
  • Children books
  • Borrow a bike

You can also use the computers and the photocopier.  Please look at the Facebook page and listen to stories with your children too! Visit this page to find your nearest library. We can also help you to register with the library – please contact us for details! You can phone or text us on 07385911839.

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Free activites in Bury

Bury has lots of free or cheap activities to do by yourself or with your friends and family.  There are children centres that can offer help and support, parks and walks for you to explore.  Read about some activities you can do and places you can visit in the area.


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