"It’s given me a whole new outlook on life!"
Andrea*, 41, has been unemployed for more than two years. She has one child and was subjected to domestic abuse in a previous relationship.
“I have always found Shannon helpful, she gave me advice about new employment opportunities.”
Steve* had been out of work for 12 months before he joined the Work Programme in March 2016. Steve had previously worked in the Merchant Navy, and undertaken scaffolding, window cleaning, driving and factory work.
“By volunteering Andrew quickly became part of the team.”
“I could not use a bus.”
Charlie* was extremely anxious, vulnerable and struggled with social situations when he was first sent to the Work Programme. Charlie has Asperger’s Syndrome so did not socialise with anyone other than his parents.
“The interventions seem to be well planned with something to learn.”
Darren*, aged 22, lives in St Austell. He achieved good GCSE passes in maths, science and IT. He had been unemployed for more than a year having previously completed some administrative work experience with a coach company