Information, Advice & Guidance

Sometimes it is hard to know the right steps to take to move on in work and life. This is where the partnership between National Careers Service and WOI can help. Services are available free to every adult in the UK and have already helped millions of people to improve their careers and working lives.

WANT a better future?

The career and skills advice we offer is tailor made to suit your needs. We will work with you to;

a) Plan your career

  • Skills Health Check – A personalised skills assessment with the aid of online tools
  • Develop an action plan for your career journey
  • Making an informed career decision

b) Explore job opportunities

  • Up to date labour market information
  • Support you in developing a winning CV and covering letter
  • Improve your job search and interview skills
  • Access volunteering options – a route to employability
  • Advice on returning to work
  • Advice on Childcare

c) Enhance your career through learning

  • Detailed careers information advice – Information about qualification and skills required for specific roles
  • Develop new skills through volunteering

d) Access advice on funding opportunities relevant to your circumstances


Drop in Sessions 9.30 a.m - 5.30p.m

Tuesdays - Dagenham Heathway Library

Wednesdays - Widows & Orphans International, New Road & Barking Learning Centre ( Barking Library or Onestop Shop)

Thursdays - Barking Learning Centre ( Barking Library or OneStop Shop)

Please call  0800 100 900