The Gaunless Gateway Big Local Partnership is a way for people locally to get involved and contribute to decisions about how their area can be improved, as well as access funding to improve their own employment prospects and quality of life.

Funding is available for local residents looking to access support in any of the following areas:

  • Applying for an apprenticeship or job
  • Getting back into work
  • Financial hardship while working
  • Gaining experience through volunteering

Funding can be applied for to cover a range of costs including transport, childcare, equipment, training and interview clothing.

If you live in the below areas you might be able to access funding:

  • Cockton Hill
  • Henknowle
  • Woodhouse Close/ Tindale Crescent
  • St Helens Auckland
  • West Auckland.

To find out more and apply for funding please fill out an enquiry form by clicking here, ringing 07764 269247 or emailing