About Able Futures

Delivering the Access To Work Mental Health Support Service

Able Futures supports people in England, Scotland and Wales who are working and living with mental health difficulties, as well as advising employers and providers of apprenticeships on how they can support mental health at work.

Able Futures is a nationwide specialist partnership set up to provide the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions.

Able Futures delivery partners

Led by Ingeus UK, the Able Futures partnership includes Case-UK, Health 2 Employment, Salus and The Better Health Generation.

Vocational Rehabilitation Consultants

Able Futures VRCs provide advice, guidance and support to people with issues on their mind that are affecting their time at work

How we support employees, apprentices, self-employed people, employers and apprenticeship providers

I'm looking for support for my mental health

See if you are eligible for nine months mental health support at no cost to you

I'm an employer looking for support

See how Able Futures helps employers manage mental health at work

I'm an apprenticeship provider looking for support

See how Able Futures could help you support apprentice mental health

Latest News

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Moving more for your mental health

How moving our bodies with team sports, sitting less or moving during daily routines can strengthen our physical and mental health. 
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Being compassionate and caring to yourself

Self-care is often thought of as the practice of taking care of our physical health by booking a haircut, having a massage or eating a healthy meal.
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Case studies

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Toni's Able Futures story

Working as a carer was only ever meant to be a stop-gap for media and culture graduate Toni Lawrence.
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Allianz's experience

Allianz Insurance is used to ensuring that risks and liabilities are managed for the thousands of individuals and businesses across the UK, but it’s also an…
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David's Able Futures story

Busily bussing commuters around town in Halifax and supporting colleagues as a mental health first aider at First Bus is all in a day’s work for bus driver…