Positive Directions

Positive Directions is a training and employability programme delivering a person-centred and motivational programme enhancing individuals’ employability to help them achieve their goals.

The programme is aimed at 16 to 65 year olds with a disability or a long-term health condition to support them to break down barriers, build on their skills and personal development which is the foundation for progressing onto employment and / or education/training.


This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 - 2020 and the Department for the Economy NI ESF

Support available

Clanrye Group provides substantial support to each participant dependent on their needs to include one-to-one tutor support, tutor assistant support and peer support.  There are a range of assistive technological adaptations available and a high level of differentiation provided to enhance and enrich the learning experience.  Clanrye group pride themselves on the provision of outstanding pastoral care to meet the personal, social and employability needs of each participant. Class sizes are small (8-10) to enable significant support to be provided.

Support through Lockdown

Success Stories

Learning by doing

Practicial activities across retail, horticulture and ICT vocational areas.

Employability Support

Practical employability support to help you reach your goal.

Activities and Workshops

Opportunity to take part in a range of enrichment activities.

Training and Qualifications

Match Funded By

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Southern Health and Social Care Trust Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Council Department for Communities