Aged over 25? Need support getting back on track? We can help...


Motiv8 supports people aged over 25 across Greater Manchester who need support to get their lives back on track - whether they are experiencing issues with health, alcohol, drugs, domestic violence, debt, homelessness or other challenges.

The programme works with a wide range of people who are under-represented in the labour market, such as ex-offenders, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender groups, ethnic minorities, migrant communities and the over 50s.

Motiv8 helps people to identify a support package to improve their access to services and help them move towards job search, training and employment.

To be eligible for the service you must be:

  • Aged 25 or over
  • Living in Greater Manchester
  • Have the right to remain in the UK
  • Not in any formal training
  • Not currently in employment or self-employment
  • Struggling to access training and employment opportunities

We can help you with a personal action plan to meet your needs:

  • Debt advice
  • Drug and alcohol issues
  • Domestic violence
  • Homelessness
  • Volunteering
  • Support services
  • Training
  • Employment


If you would like more information, or to request a referral form, please email info@manchesterbbo.co.uk or call 0161 331 2048

Motiv8 has been set up thanks to £9.7m of funding from the Big Lottery Fund and European Social Fund’s Building Better Opportunities programme.


It is being delivered across Greater Manchester by five housing companies who are part of Manchester Athena - a partnership of social landlords working together to deliver employment and health programmes across the region:

Delivering in Tameside,
Oldham and Trafford

Delivering in Salford and Bury

Delivering across
Bolton and Wigan

Delivering in
Stockport and Rochdale

Delivering across Manchester

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