Our Impact

Jane amputee sets up own company, relocates to West Midlands

27 February 2015|Number of views (3394)

Jane, who had her arm amputated, has been on Employment Support Allowance (ESA) – Disability for two and half years after damaging her ‘good shoulder’ while swimming trying to get fit.

Penelope volunteers with children

Penelope volunteers with children

12 January 2015|Number of views (2479)

When Penelope* was made redundant, after nearly 20 years working with children, she found it difficult to find a new role.

Amanda, childminder goes from satisfactory to outstanding

17 December 2014|Number of views (2818)

Since I began childminding nearly 10 years ago, there have been a lot of changes;

Justin - Prospects buys a bike to get him to work

10 December 2014|Number of views (2057)

Justin had been unemployed for two years when he was referred to the Work Programme. After two years of unsuccessfully applying for jobs his confidence and self-esteem had been knocked. Justin also needed support to improve his employability skills.

Sandra, ex-carer with medical issues group intervention and voluntary work

28 November 2014|Number of views (3038)

This Friday is Carers Rights Day, which brings organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how to get the help and support they are entitled to.