Get support in Salford

Get help with jobs, skills and work

Do you live in Salford and want help finding a job or getting access to training and education? Visit Salford City Council website for details of support available to residents.

If you want to get further help, you can send an email to with the following details about you:

  • Full name
  • Age
  • Postcode of where you live in Salford
  • What you need help with, for example: finding a job, looking for training or education
  • What your current situation is, for example: recently unemployed and looking for work
    unemployed for longer than three months
    recently completed education at college or other training


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Are you a Salford resident looking for work?

Salford Employ • Salford City Council  offers a brokered bespoke ‘one stop’ offer on behalf of Salford City Council’s Employer Engagement Partnership, in order to connect local people and businesses to opportunities in Salford.

Salford Employ can connect you to: job vacancies, apprenticeship vacancies, work experience and pre-employment training opportunities.

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Join the Salford ESOL groups on Social Media

For our Salford community, residents and learners to share information and support one another to better integrate, learn and develop the social skills, health and wellbeing. 

Visit Salford ESOL | Facebook

 You can also join our Instagram page here:


Support for Professional and Qualified Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Are you a refugee or an asylum seekers with professional work experience in areas such as architecture, IT and business services and have a strong level of English at Level 1 or higher?

 The Returner Project can support you with paid work experience, building a profile and finding a job.  More information can be found here:


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Support for 14-24 year olds in Salford

A one-stop shop for all links to education, employment or training opportunities in Salford and beyond.  Plus information on accessing emotional health services and financial support.

Visit the Salford City Council website for more information

Digital Everyone: Salford

Digital Everyone Salford is one stop website to help you find courses, training and support to do more online, confidently and safely. We can help you find friendly support in the place where you live. Find out more about Digital Everyone here.

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Are you from Ukraine?

United for Ukraine

In response to the crisis in Ukraine, ‘United for Ukraine’ has been set up by businesses and other partners across the North of England to support evacuees coming to our region. This site provides access to employment and support services. Visit United for Ukraine for more information.

Read this quick guide to the humanitarian schemes and local services available to Ukrainians and residents who want to support those affected by the invasion. 

Are you a BNO visa holder?

The North West Regional Strategic Migration Partnership (RSMP) is funded by the Home Office, and hosted by Manchester City Council. They are local authority led, but work with organisations across the statutory, voluntary, community and private sectors to help the region to deal with, and benefit from, migration. Visit their website to find out more information. There are also links on their website to the Hong Kong BN(O) Welcome Hub, which you can read about here.  

If you are new to Salford, you can join the Facebook groups below for sharing information, advice and guidance with other Hong Kong nationals:

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Get more active

 We are delighted to announce that our long-awaited outdoor activities are up and running. Visit our Salford Council Website for more activities and offers for the community here.

Booking is essential – To find out more and to book on to any of the below sessions, please call 0800 952 1000 (option 2), or email Please do not turn up without booking first.

Adult Weight Management

Our Weigh Ahead groups are for adults looking to lose weight. Weigh Ahead is about making long term changes that you can keep up, not quick fixes. We have Weigh ahead groups at different locations in our local communities and also sessions online. See this link for sessions available.

 To book a place call us free on 0800 952 1000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

Health and wellbeing

Connect with others with similar interests to improve your mental wellbeing – join in one of our virtual social or special interest groups from tea and chat, to seeing, to sleeping well.  See programme here

We can put you in touch with others who share the same passions as you. Check our activities timetable to see what we have on this week or call us on 0800 952 1000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.

For more infotmation about general health services in Salford, sisit the NHS Salford page.

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Join a library

Salford libraries offer a range of services for local communities. This includes books for all ages, audio books, DVDs, daily newspapers and magazines.

All libraries haven computers available for public use free of charge and plenty of activities and events for children and adults take place at Salford libraries throughout the year.

Visit the Salford Leisure website for more information about libraries 

Looking for fun in Salford?

Come and discover the fascinating history and exciting future of our vibrant city. Visit Salford page for information about what you can see and do in Salford.

Salford is buzzing with activities, events, talks, walks, exhibitions, music and sports, most of which are free. 



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