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Jobs and education advice for people with a drug or alcohol problem

If you currently have, or have previously had, problems with drug use it can be more difficult to find or keep a job, or a place in education or training. There is support out there to help you get back on track.

Support in your area

IPS into Work programme at WDP supports individuals to gain paid, sustainable work. The programme is open to people aged 18 or above who are residents of  Westminster, and Kensington and Chelsea. The aim is to support adults affected by drug or alcohol misuse to access education, training and employment opportunities to further aid the recovery journey.

The CGL offers support to people living in London who use Drugs and Alcohol. There is a range of support available and part of that support is to look at training and employment opportunities. 

Education, Training and Employment Service at the Drug and Alcohol Wellbeing Service (DAWS)  offer an education, training and employment support service for people in our boroughs who have experienced or been affected by substance misuse.  They offer bespoke support for people to access education, training and employment opportunities.  You can contact on tel - 0330 303 8080 or email -

Last updated: 12/07/2021