Big Local Works exists to help improve the lives of local people in South Bermondsey.

We provide essential services to the community such as benefits and welfare support, preparing local residents for employment and supporting Social Entrepreneurs in the area.  To read more about our work in Southwark click here

 

We are now fully open again – Monday – Thursday 10am – 4pm – for appointments and drop-ins.

 

Please click here to view new service information and contact info.

What we offer

Benefits and Welfare Advice

Big Local Works provides essential Benefits and Welfare support and information. We offer a confidential 121 service for support with:

Universal Credit, PIP, ESA, DLA, Freedom Pass. We also attend Assessment Centres and  Benefit Tribunal Hearings

We can also deliver ONLINE workshops and support for community groups.

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Employability Training

Big Local Works delivers training courses, in partnership with the Bridge at Waterloo, to support local people develop key employment and employability skills and prepare for their next role.

The next course is on the 10th of August 2021

Email for more information

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Social Enterprise support

Big Local Works is also an enterprise hub that supports local social entrepreneurs. We are now running ‘Make it Blue’ Start-up Markets and training which will be back at the Blue Market from 24 July 2021. We are supporting local residents with running a successful Market stall business.

For more info see www.makeitblue.london

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Big Local Works and UnLtd - Social Enterprise Support - in South Bermondsey

How we have helped

117

Number of people that received free benefits and welfare advice in 2019

167

Number of people received training at BLW in 2018 - 2019

14

Number of social entrepreneurs Invested in and supported in 2018 - 2019

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The great Organisations that support BLW to deliver our work in South Bermondsey – Huge thanks!