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SSI Task Force - Funding Available

SSI Task Force - Funding Available

The SSI Task Force has secured £80 million from Government in response to the SSI Steelworks closure in Redcar.

£30 million has been ring-fenced to support workers' redundancy payments, alongside a number of new funds designed to support companies and individuals affected by the closure plus a grant scheme available for other Tees Valley companies who can demonstrate local growth and expansion opportunities.

Support for individuals includes:

SSI Task Force Apprenticeship Fund

SSI Task Force Flexible Skills Support Fund

SSI Task Force - Funding for FE College Courses

SSI Task Force Business Advice - Start Up Fund

SSI Task Force Safety Net Fund

Support for companies includes:

SSI Task Force Jobs & Skills Fund

Supply Chain & Growth Company Support Fund

Further information on the support available to individuals and businesses can be found on the tees valley website along with guidance notes and application forms.