“Gabbitas Education opened doors for our daughter that we could not have done on our own. They were professional, efficient and quickly gave us the confidence that we would find the right school.”
With less than a year to go, Gabbitas Education was contacted by a family living abroad to help their daughter, Elizabeth, into a British boarding school to start in year 9. Whilst their daughter was a strong candidate, they had unfortunately left it quite late and had missed many of the deadlines to apply. Time was ticking and the family needed ‘boots on the ground’.
"The Work Programme has really helped me improve my confidence."
When Nicholas came to The Work Programme, he was feeling depressed having not worked for ten years due to ill health.
“Finding employment means I can now pay rent as I am without a home at the moment.”
Alan* was homeless and attending the Salvation Army when he first met an adviser with the National Careers Service at the Salvation Army’s centre. This outreach service provides face to face support for people who are unable to attend a more traditional office or Job Centre environment.
“I have confidence in knowing I have a much better chance of securing employment and provide for my family.”
Peter was convicted while he was retraining to be an electrician. Halfway through his training, Peter was concerned his qualifications would become invalid if he did not complete the course.
"I have been helped to make the best out of a difficult situation and to remain motivated as well as being given some additional skills for the future.”
Andrew met with the National Careers Service In Custody when his circumstances changed. He decided he had to re-evaluate his situation and look at ways to gain skills that he could use in the future as well as maintaining his work ethic.