The Ways to Work Project

The Ways to Work project can offer grants for businesses that employ Halton residents that are registered Ways to Work customers for 6 months:

  • Funding covers salary costs at national minimum/living wage
  • Must not displace any existing roles
  • Minimum of 35 hrs per week (some part time placements available)


  • SME (max 250 full time employees)
  • Annual turnover less than €50 million or balance sheet not exceeding €43 million
  • received less than €200,000 in State Aid over the last three years
  • Can demonstrate business growth and/or community benefit
  • Preferably based in Halton
  • Commitment to continue employment after initial ILM placement

For more information please email

The Ways to Work project is supported by the European Social Fund and The Youth Employment Initiative 

Get In Touch

Halton & St Helens VCA 

Halton Office: 01928 592 405
St Maries
Lugsdale Road

St Helens Office: 01744 457100 
2nd Floor Beacon Building
College Street
St Helens
WA10 1TF



Halton & St Helens VCA is an infrastructure organisation that provides advice, information and development support services to voluntary, community, not-for-profit and faith organisations and volunteers in the Boroughs of St Helens and Halton.