building communities,
growing people

The Reconnection Project aims to give marginalised people a route to employment through skills-based training workshops in different locations across Dundee City and Arbroath.


a new opportunity

learn new skills

We offer skills-based training workshops in a range of areas: woodwork, gardening/landscaping, home maintenance, art and painting.

contribute to your community

We work with people who are on the recovery journey from drug or alcohol addiction, and other connected issues, such as criminal conviction or p.t.s.d./combat stress.

improve your employability

We offer help to people on their journey into employment. This includes gaining skills, experience, and work based certificated training such as COSH.

Our partners

We partner with a number of organisations to help support people on recovery and into employment.

What people say?

Great service carried out from start to finish. Excellent rates, friendly and reliable workers. We couldn’t have done half of what we have managed to do without them.
Robert M.
Dundee Foodbank have contracted LabourSave for multiple projects, and have found them to always provide high quality work at very reasonable prices.
Dave M.
The Reconnection Project

Our amazing team

We have seven amazing team leaders who between them have a lifetime of experience in the skills we offer. They are all amazing people who build acceptance and support of people into everything that we do.


The Reconnection Project

The Reconnection Project currently runs a project within the Friary at City Church Dundee, 8-12 Tullideph Road, Dundee DD2 2PN on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. We also run a similar project at The Windmill Christian Centre, Millgate Loan, Arbroath on ThursdaysThis project gives our Recoverees the opportunity to learn and use woodworking, painting and gardening skills on a practical level.


LabourSave is a social enterprise, which is now incorporated within The Reconnection Project. This enterprise offers clients affordable garden landscaping and various maintenance services. Please get in touch via the LabourSave Enquiry option on the contact form below if you would like to use this service.

our numbers


given in the last year


of fresh fruit and veg grown and distributed through the food bank


have benefited from working with the project in the last year

Check out our work

You can help us buying these products made by the volunteers at The Reconnection Project.
ALL money will go towards tools, equipment and associated running costs. Thank you!

Bird Boxes & Tables

Bird boxes from £10.
Bird tables from £15.

Nail & Pebble

Bespoke Nail and Pebble art from £10.

Soft furnishings

Personalised with your own design from £15.

Paintings & Artwork

Bespoke unique paintings and artwork. Please enquire for prices.


The Reconnection Project works with people who have little confidence, and who need someone to believe in them as they take little steps to gradually move on in their journey. We could not help people without the incredible help and support of our volunteers and without the generous giving of our supporters. We use every penny of your gift to help support people to move to a better future. You can help us by donating today.


Get In touch

07722 800 418

City Church, 8 -12 Tullideph Rd
DD2 2PN – Dundee