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Building Better Opportunities supports people who are currently unemployed or economically inactive to find work.

We can help you nearer to work

Funded by Big Lottery and European Social Fund

What does the service offer?

We aim to move you nearer to work - either paid employment or self-employment.  You may wish to undertake further education or training, gain qualifications or improve your Basic Skills in English and/or numeracy.  We may be able to fund the training that will help you gain work.

We offer:

  • career guidance and CV writing
  • help with job search
  • interview skills and mock interviews
  • support for people who need help developing their IT skills, workshops and one-to-one coaching

Age UK Milton Keynes may be able to provide work experience opportunities and coaching for people considering roles in retail and catering.

 Who is it for?

  • People aged 50 or over and carers aged 16 or over.
  • As well as working in Milton Keynes we are also delivering a programme of support in Aylesbury, Bicester and Banbury.

How do I access the service?

Please call Sue Sapwell on 01908 550700 or send an email to

Or come and speak to an adviser and find out more about the help that is available:

  • Wednesday 10.00am - 1.00pm  at the Spotlight Centre, 114 Serpentine Court, Lakes Estate.
  • Wednesday 2.00 - 5.00pm at the Peartree Centre, 1 Chadds Lane, Peartree Bridge, Milton Keynes MK6 3EB. 
  • Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm at the Old Bath House & Community Centre, Stratford Road, Wolverton MK12 5LY. 

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