R-Evolution provides training and life-coaching to disadvantaged and unemployed individuals in Hull and East Yorkshire. The model is highly effective at getting people into work. Trainees include those with mental health problems, ex-offenders, the homeless, refugees and the long term unemployed. The training is based on filling skills gaps in the local economy; especially in light engineering, horticulture and construction. Its main programme is a three-month course in cycle mechanics, which provides a City and Guild qualification and extensive life coaching. The Fore funded R-Evolution to create a new horticulture training programme. This will more than double the number of people it trains and its earned income within two years.
Funding programme:Core Programme
Funding round:2019 Spring
Location: Yorkshire and Humberside
Sector: Economic development and employability, Poverty and disadvantage, Health and wellbeing