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Future Bright - Could you benefit from support to improve your career prospects?

Published: Friday 7 December 2018


Could you benefit from support to improve your career prospects, or do you know someone who would? 

Future Bright is a free service that’s helping people in paid work* to develop their skills, improve their job prospects and creating opportunities to progress their careers.


What is on offer?

Support: A dedicated Career Coach to boost your confidence

Advice: Practical help with accessing services

Skills: Access to training and development


your local Future Bright Team to arrange an initial, informal chat:


*To be eligible, participants need to be in work, aged 19 or over, and receiving one or more of these in-work benefits:- Working Tax Credit, Universal Credit, Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Child Tax Credit, Housing Benefit or Means-tested Council Tax Reduction.


Residents of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset should visit the website to find details for their local service.


The Future Bright programme is managed by the West of England Combined Authority and delivered locally by Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire councils.

Would you like to provide accommodation and support to vulnerable adults?

Published: Monday 4 June 2018

If so, you might be interested in the South Gloucestershire 'Shared Lives' scheme which offers a community based alternative to other forms of care for people who need support. Follow this link for more information, and have a look at the brochure in the downloads section for more details. 

New Retirement Village in Stoke Gifford Opening in Autumn 2018

Published: Thursday 26 April 2018

A pioneering 261-home retirement village is coming to Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, which will provide spacious homes, an inspirational lifestyle and care for those who need support to remain independent in later years.

For more information about the scheme, please read our information sheet.

Please check that your contact information is up to date

Published: Tuesday 24 April 2018

Please check that your contact information is up to date.

If your e-mail address, or telephone number has changed, please log into your account and update this information.

You can do this by clicking on 'update contact information', which you will find on the right hand side of the screen when you log in.

Remember to click the 'submit' button when you have finished.

Annual Review

Published: Thursday 19 January 2017

Every year, we will write to you to ask you to review your application. This is to make sure the information you have provided is up to date. We will send you instructions on how to do this when we write to you.

After we have written to you, you will have 28 days to review your application. If you do not do so, we will assume you no longer wish to remain on the housing register and we will cancel your application.