Families & Individuals

We support families through a variety of projects:
Victim Care

Training & Events

Routeways deliver training and events that support people to sustain or find employment.
First Aid Training

Schools and Community

We deliver activities to support schools and to help build communities:
 Outdoor Education Advisory Service

Welcome to Routeways


We are a local charity that supports children, young people, families and individuals to overcome disadvantage



We are delighted to be supporting young people to find employmenmt as part of the Personal Mentor Network

About the Project

The Personal Mentor Network is a unique service running in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay and Liskeard in Cornwall. Managed by Petroc, on behalf of the City Deal, the service is being delivered by participating organisations throughout the area. Personal Mentors provide tailored advice and guidance designed to support young people who are finding it particularly hard to secure regular employment. The service has been created to fill the gaps in support identified by young people and their Work Coaches from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP).

Project Aim

The aim of the project is to provide individually tailored packages of support with a Personal Mentor for young people who are looking for sustained employment. The individual support packages will be up to 4 hours a week for up to 12 weeks for the young person to find their way in to employment, with a further 6 months’ in work support available if they gain employment.

Scroll down to find stories from across the network about how young people are benefitting from our mentors’ support.

Project Partners

Petroc is managing a partnership consisting of the following organisations across the South West peninsula to deliver the project:

  • I Can Do That!
  • Pluss
  • Routeways
  • Tomorrow’s People Trust
  • Young Devon

Project Eligibility - Do you qualify?

If you’re aged between 18 and 24 and living in Devon, Somerset or East Cornwall (Liskeard area) you could benefit from having a Personal Mentor to help you find employment. If you are currently claiming Job Seekers Allowance or Universal Credit, speak to your JCP Work Coach to see if they can refer you to the Personal Mentor Network.


In case you need help


For information, advice or guidance about any of our services.


Call Us

Freephone: 0800 783 4259
or 01752 300700
Monday-Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Friday: 9am to 4:30pm


Email Us

You can send us an email directly at Enquiries@routeways.org.uk or use our contact page.


Visit Us

We have 2 Plymouth based offices, click here to see which one is best for you.