East Surrey Pathway to Employment Project (PtE) is a partnership project with specialist skills and expertise.

Raven Housing Trust is the lead partner working closely with YMCA East Surrey, East Surrey Domestic Abuse Service (ESDAS), Employment Support & Retraining Agency (ESRA), Surrey Chamber of Commerce and Reigate & Banstead Council.

The project is an intensive, targeted and wrap-around service of interventions to support people with significant barriers move closer to the job market or into work. The PtE project will be delivered across East Surrey, Epsom & Ewell and Crawley.

Target Participants

All participants must be aged 18 – 64 years and be living in housing insecurity. This means in living in unsecured tenancies such as Bed & Breakfast, temporary accommodation units, hostels or in a friend’s spare room or sofa. Participants will be unemployed and a registered job seeker or economically inactive – unemployed but not registered as a job seeking.

Active Interventions

1-2-1 support with an employment advisor, group workshops, 1-2-1 & group counselling support, online support and training, support with childcare, confidence building, stress management, job search skills, volunteering & work placements, physical well-being courses, financial management, access to job clubs, in work support, managing barriers.


Participants cannot self-refer but we can accept referrals to the programme through local support organisations and social landlords.

Find out more

If you would like to know more about the programme please contact Julie.Jacobs-Obodai@ravenht.org.uk