Building Futures is a dynamic partnership focused on changing the lives of adults and young people across Buckinghamshire. This project is funded by the UK government through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund and administered by Buckinghamshire Council.

Since your help I've really started actually getting better and I wanted to thank you so much. I know I can keep improving and it all started with your help! Kindest regards and endless thanks.
Building Futures participant

Participants on the Building Futures programme

What is Building Futures?

Adviza and Oasis partnership are working together to provide employability and skills support to Buckinghamshire participants who are Economically Inactive or who have significant barriers to work.

The project delivers two key interventions:

Intensive Support:
  • A personalised action plan and support package based on their needs
  • Dedicated support from a keyworker throughout their action plan
  • A range of activities to build confidence, skills and motivation to sustain learning or work with training
  • Employability support including CV writing, job applications and interview/presentation skills
  • Support for improving English language skills (where required) and breaking down cultural barriers to entering work and learning
  • Access to work and volunteering opportunities
  • Advice on benefits and financial management and childcare support.
Group activity:
  • Bespoke courses aimed at meeting the needs of community groups
  • Work with local employers and community organisations
  • Identify hidden skills and learn new skills
  • Support for improving Literacy, numeracy and Digital skills
  • Gain qualifications required for entry into employment sectors
  • Provide a voice for the community.

Who it's for

The project has a particular focus on:

  • People who are Economically Inactive and have been unable to work due to sickness, caring responsibilities, etc
  • People aged over 50 who are long-term unemployed or have been made redundant
  • People with learning difficulties, disabilities or long-term physical or mental health issues
  • Disengaged NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) young people and those at risk of becoming NEET, aged 15-25
  • Black minority and minority ethnic community.

Our partner

The Oasis Partnership logo


A charity improving quality of life by reducing disadvantage, isolation and loneliness and increasing skills, confidence and well-being.



Your passion and enthusiasm are second to none.... We have built a strong, positive relationship built on honesty, communication and an appreciation for the needs of both parties. You are patient and considerate with the questions we ask you and I believe this regular and open communication is what has supported achieving the results. 

Already looking forward to our next project together.
Project referral agency

How to join

Building Futures has its own website with more in-depth information about the programme and you can register your interest in taking part or on behalf of someone else.

Email us for further information