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About The Crumbs Project

The Crumbs Project is an innovative charity in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole, which provides specialist training for adults with mixed-abilities, so they can learn to live independently. We work closely with our trainees to help them overcome life challenges and support them into either paid or voluntary work placements.

What Do We Offer?

We offer a number of vocational training programmes covering a variety of sectors, including; catering, hospitality, administration and housekeeping. Our pre-employment courses involve a mix of practical training, mentoring, support and work experience. Trainees and interns not only learn essential skills, but also improves their confidence, health and well-being, which ultimately equips them for employment after they move on from their time at Crumbs.

What you can expect from training with The Crumbs Project?

  • One to one supported training sessions
  • Additional literacy and numeracy training
  • Improved self-confidence
  • Learning through a mix of work experience and practical activities
  • Advice and support on career and further educational options

How much does it cost?

Our sessions cost £9 per hour and we recommend regular sessions of 5 hours per day.

There are lots of funding solutions to help with your tuition fees. Please contact our Training Manager, Ursula Boardman for further information.

How Does It Work

Firstly, you will need to complete our Application Pack and return to:

Ursula Boardman
Training & Development Manager
The Crumbs Project, Hibberd Court, 20a Hibberd Way, Bournemouth, BH10 4EP

If your application is successful you will be invited to begin your Induction Training, where you will learn the basics of food hygiene and health & safety.

View some of our success stories!

Who Is Eligible?

The Crumbs Project aims to support individuals aged 18 and over who come from a variety of backgrounds, including those with mental health problems and/or learning disabilities, acquired brain injury or stabilised addictions. All are offered the opportunity to learn and progress in a safe and supportive environment.

How To Make A Referral

If you are interested in becoming a Crumbs Trainee, or are an organisation, parent or carer and wish to make a referral to our programme, you can call us on 01202 519320 or complete the form below and our Training Manager Ursula Boardman will be in contact with you.

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