Working together to improve employment in Mansfield, Ashfield and Worksop

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Portland Pathways

Pathways is a quadruple award winning community focused initiative which aims to improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  

We deliver courses to help our customers develop their skills and prepare for employment. Our Recovery College courses, in partnership with the NHS, support people to improve their mental health and our 1:1 counselling service enables people to overcome barriers to employment.

We also work with local businesses to help them become more accessible and to recruit the right staff for their roles. 

Our team are ready and waiting to take your call to start your Pathways journey, contact them on t: 01623 499193 e: 

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Recovery College

These free courses help you to understand and manage your mental health so you can prepare for future opportunities. 

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Preparing for Work

Our specialist advisors work with you to develop your CV and interview skills and search and apply for jobs. 

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Support for Employers

We help employers to find suitable candidates and support them to create more accessible work places. 

Meeting and Office Space to Rent

Waterfield House is the home of Portland Pathways at Sutton and offers a brilliant, versatile space at affordable prices. 

Whether you want space for a business meeting, interviews, workshops or training sessions, we are available for one-off or regular bookings, any day of the week. 

The Ashfield Room on the ground floor is a large spacious room that can accommodate up to 32 people. It can be split into two smaller rooms to meet your needs with Ash A seating 16-20 people and Ash B seating 10-12 people.

We also have a small 1-2-1 room that can used as a breakout room or for smaller meetings and seats up to 4 people.

Main Meeting Room at Outram Street
Small Meeting Room at Outram Street
Main Meeting Room at Outram Street
Foodbank Christmas parcels


As a community initiative, Pathways works in partnership with several organisations and groups locally. 

For example, in 2020, we made the Let’s All Eat Community Foodbank our Charity of the Year and supported them with fundraising, donated thousands of free meals, created Christmas boxes for those most in need and provided the foodbank with space at Waterfield House.  

Crafty Corner (formerly Stitch, Sew, Support) is a community sewing group who have utilised the space at the Portland Pathways premises in Sutton – Waterfield House – on a weekly basis for their group sessions.

Academy Transformation Trust FE College use our meeting rooms to deliver training.

Portland Pathways also work with Inspire and NHS who support the delivery of the Recovery College Courses to help people with their mental health.

We work with Derby University to offer clinical placements to students undertaking an MSC in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Our impact so far


referrals to Pathways


job starts


Recovery College enrolments

Our Locations

Pathways @ Sutton

Waterfield House
10B Outram Street
NG17 4AX

Pathways @ Mansfield

Advice Hub
16 Regent Street
NG18 1SS

Pathways @ Worksop

The Crossing
Newcastle Street
S80 2AT

Pathways @ Newark

Inspire Offices
First Floor
Middle Gate
NG24 1AL

For more information contact the Portland Pathways team
t: 01623 499193 e:


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Community Contribution Award

We were named winners in the Chad Business Awards in 2018 for our impact on our local communities. 

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Commitment to the Community Award

This award in 2019, celebrated the achievements of Pathways and our contribution to economic development in North Nottinghamshire. 

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Community Impact Award

Achieved in 2020, this award recognises the crucial impact Pathways continues to have on the lives of people with disabilities. 

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Equality Trailblazer Award

In November 2021 Pathways won the British Chamber of Commerce Equality Trailblazer Diversity and Inclusion Awards in the East Midlands regional finals.

Enquire about Portland Pathways

Phone: 01623 499193  Email: or use our Contact Form here.

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