Our Impact

John Cangson – Thales Rail Engineering Apprentice

"Skills London is the start of a bright future for everyone."

16 October 2017|Number of views (188)

John Cangson grew up on a council estate located in West Norwood, South East London. John enjoyed sixth form, studying History, Sociology and English Literature at A Level. At 16, confused about what he wanted to do in the future and convinced that university was not the right route for him, John received a leaflet by his sixth form about a careers event run by Prospects called ‘Skills London’.


Zoe finds work supporting others

Zoe finds work supporting others

"Even though I have been off benefits for nearly a year I still come in and share my story to help inspire others." 

11 October 2017|Number of views (131)

Zoe had been unemployed for three years and was extremely anxious when she first came to Prospects. Zoe is now off benefits and loves her job, working as a support worker with Greenbank Care, supporting adults with learning difficulties.  


The National Careers Service helps turn dream jobs into a reality

06 October 2017|Number of views (160)

St Austell resident, Allan, first contacted Prospects in August 2015. The 52 year old father of four, was facing severe mental health problems, the loss of his home and was completely reliant on unemployment benefits.


Prospects helps individuals to overcome their difficulties

"I have found working with Prospects one of the best experiences of my life."

03 October 2017|Number of views (126)

Before contacting Prospects Laura* faced a number of difficulties in her personal life, and consequently struggled with mental health problems and anxiety. She was put in touch with Prospects who enrolled her on the Government's Work Programme.  


Jane didn't know what a CV was, but thanks to the National Careers Service she now believes she can do anything

"Before I came to the National Careers Service I had no self-confidence, yet now I have, and I really believe I can do anything I put my mind to."

29 August 2017|Number of views (165)

51 year old Jane hadn’t been in work for over 20 years, and had no idea what a CV was before she received support and guidance from the National Careers Service.


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