The New Leaf Initiative is a local, grass-roots, profit-for-purpose Community Interest Company that supports people with convictions away from crime and into work.
We are award-winning prison to employment specialists based in the West Midlands, operating a unique peer-led model, using our own lived experiences and professional expertise to engage, inspire and progress those furthest from the labour market.
New Leaf offers training and education, sign-posting, work experience and programmes which coach, develop and rehabilitate people.
Our wide range of services include:
- Bank / Benefits Application Support
- Drug / Substance Treatment Referrals
- Education, Training & Qualifications
- Housing / Accommodation
- Mental Health Referrals
We currently also have opportunities for clients to join:
Construction Training – qualifications enabling you to obtain a CSCS card to gain employment in the Construction sector
Job Club – monthly group sessions focused on gaining employment including CV writing, applications, interviews, and introductions to employers in the region who openly recruit people with convictions
Traineeships – a programme for 19-24 year olds (25 years for care leavers), combining training, work experience, functional skills and a guaranteed job interview with an employer
For more information, or to register as a client please call a member of the team on 0121 296 8339 or freephone 0300 102 3456
If you prefer not to call please complete our Contact Form and a member of the New Leaf team will be in contact.