What is Access to Work?

Access to Work (AtW) is a scheme run by Jobcentre Plus. The scheme provides advice and practical support to disabled people to enable them to work alongside their colleagues despite their disabilities.If you have a disability and are in a job, about to start in a job, about to start a Work Trial or are self-employed, Access to Work could benefit you. It applies to any paid job, part-time or full time, permanent or temporary. There is no minimum number of hours for eligibility for support under the scheme.

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