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1300+ Students into full-time paid employment

The reason we fight to create a legacy of lasting change

69 Internationally recognised programmes

Successful sites in England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and Portugal

60% Success rate

We are trailblazers when it comes to pioneering a pathway into work

What we do

Project SEARCH is an international transition to work programme committed to transforming the lives of young people with learning disabilities and autism.

Pioneering Programmes

We have made it our mission to create a whole new world of opportunity.

A Willing Workforce

We are harnessing the talent of a willing workforce that is brimming with untapped potential.

Opening Doors For The Workforce Of The Future


We are delivering transformative change, supporting and helping young people with autism and learning disabilities into the world of work.

  • Pathway

    Our vision is to help young people with learning disabilities and autism to get great jobs.

  • Culture

    We are helping businesses and organisations diversify their workforce and transform their culture.

  • Change

    We are committed to creating lasting transformations in the lives of young people with learning disabilities and autism.

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The reason we fight to create a legacy of lasting change.

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