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Help for overseas residents in Hackney

Have you moved to Hackney from overseas?

Do you need help with your English, updating your skills or help to find work?

What we offer*:

  • Help with your job goals, CV, job applications and interview coaching
  • Access to job and apprenticeship opportunities
  • ESOL and English classes including professional English and IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
  • Access to work-related training e.g. in customer service, hospitality & tech/digital
  • Help with setting up a business

*Subject to availability & eligibility

In addition, for refugees, there is a range of organisations offering support. Details can be found here:

For more information, to check the availability and eligibility please contact Hackney Works

T: 020 8356 5700 E:

Or register with Hackney Works here

Page last reviewed: January 4, 2023

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