Skills for you

What is Skills for You?

Skills for You is a new programme run by Bury People First. 
It will help you:-

  • Develop new skills
  • Improve existing skills
  • Increase your independence

Who can do the programme?

You can do the programme if you are:-
  • 18 years or older
  • Live in Bury
  • Are Learning Disabled

What do I need to do if I want to do the programme?

If you are interested in joining the programme you will need to contact us. Together we will:-

  • Do an initial assessment to look at the skills you would like to develop
  • Produce an individual work programme

How will Bury People First Help?

When you sign up to the programme Bury People First will:-

  • Support you throughout the programme
  • Sign post you to different services if they can help develop your skills better

You can bring your own Support Worker to help you through the programme. 

You will meet other people and learn new skills together.

What can I expect to happen after I finish the programme?

You will complete the programme within a year.


Towards the end of the programme, if there are other services that can help you develop more skills, or progress, Bury People First will signpost you to them

If you would like to find out more contact us.

Telephone: 0161 705 4342