Restart Scheme

The purpose of the Restart Scheme Local Engagement Meeting (LEM) is to have a regular strategic forum in place for all parties to communicate the service integration and local priority activities that are being undertaken by each organisation.

Book your place

These meetings take place bi-monthly on the last Wednesday (Wales) and Thursday (West Central) of the month, between 14:00-15:00pm. See below for 2023 dates.

Since the start of the Restart Scheme, the LEMs have discussed many themes including:

  • Disability and why representation matters
  • Youth Engagement
  • JCP Regional Focus
  • In work progression/upskilling
  • Wrap around support for individuals with health conditions
  • 1 Year Celebration
  • Cost of Living
  • Green Economy


January 2023

Wales – “A week in the life” with Mon CF. Operating on the Isle of Anglesey, Môn CF Anglesey will discuss how their organisation supports businesses, people into employment and the training they offer, as well as the main barriers faced.

West Central - Employer focus and introducing STARS (Serco Training and Recruitment Solutions). Hear from Serco Partnership Coordinator, Mel Dovey, about how STARS can support your business and from a local employer who have successfully recruited via the programme.  

“Thank you for the invite, I always find the meetings very informative and positive!”


“Always informative, great networking to see who the various organisations are and how they are operating and delivering projects".

If you would like to attend the Local Engagement Meetings, please register your interest here:

Expression of Interest: Local Engagement Meeting