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Who we can help

We can help if you:
● Are aged 25 or over
● Live in Greater Manchester
● Are not in education, training or employment
● Have the right to live and work in the UK
● Have multiple support needs

The programme works by developing a personalised action plan and tailored support package to address your needs. These might include:
● Health problems
● Mental Health issues such as anxiety, depression or isolation
● Disabilities
● Substance misuse
● Homeless or at risk of being homeless
● Domestic abuse
● Past offences
● Financial hardship

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Contact Motiv8

To find out more or to request a referral form:

email our single point of access team

Or call 0161 331 2048

Visit our website

Funders & Partners

Jigsaw Support is a delivery partner of the Motiv8 programme.

Motiv8 is funded by £14 million from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities Programme.

Motiv8 is led by Manchester Athena, a partnership of housing providers working together to transform people’s lives.
It is being delivered across the whole of Greater Manchester by the following housing providers:

The programme will support over 5,000 people to overcome multiple, complex needs and move them closer to training and work.

Motiv8 is also working with a wide range of specialist providers and external partners, and agencies who can provide you with specialist support to help you overcome your barriers and challenges.


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