Big Issue Invest’s £400k boost to help 1,700 ex-addicts find jobs

The Big Issue’s social investment arm Big Issue Invest has committed £400,000 to help people recovering from drug and alcohol abuse enter employment.

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WDP is a charity helping people affected by substance misuse. They will use the investment by Big Issue Invest to help more than 1,700 people across eight London boroughs, offering them intensive support alongside an up-front job search leading to paid employment. They will also receive in-work support from an employment specialist.

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