Help getting into work for 18 to 24 year olds

WorkStart is an eight week work placement for 18 to 24 year olds in the county council, a local district council or private business which helps you get into work.

How to apply

To apply, book an appointment to see a personal adviser at your local Jobcentre Plus.

The adviser will help you complete a brief referral form about your work experience and job aspirations. Alternatively you can express your interest directly by completing our form.


To qualify you must:

  • Be aged 18 to 24
  • Be claiming Income Support as a lone parent, Employment and Support Allowance (formerly known as Incapacity Benefit) or Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Be a Lancashire resident
  • Wish to get back into employment

Further information

For more information please contact the Jobcentre Plus or email