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Heidi’s confidence has come on leaps – literally!

Heidi’s confidence has come on leaps – literally! Heidi signed up to the COMPASS project with Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change (CN4C) as she was struggling with school motivation and pressures.  She was hoping to build her confidence and figure out her next steps. She flourished in a work placement helping the CN4C Community Kitchen and…

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COMPASS – Making Dreams a Reality

COMPASS – Making Dreams a Reality J found an escape and a place to be taken seriously about his dreams and ambitions with COMPASS partner Real Ideas. In his personal life J contends with a difficult living situation, having grown up in care and finding himself suddenly homeless because of unsafe living conditions, but professionally…

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COMPASS – Shannon’s Success

COMPASS – Shannon’s Success Shannon joined the COMPASS project with Motiv-8 SW.  She was shy and reserved; she had been out of work for over a year and had some knock backs at interview so lacked confidence.  She attended group sessions ‘Healthy Minds’ which helped her to manage her anxiety and boost her confidence along…

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COMPASS – Talented young writer

COMPASS – Talented young writer Caitlin is an aspiring young writer who has been part of the COMPASS project with Real Ideas Organisation, also receiving specialist support from Creative Kernow and her artist mentor. She has been writing from a young age, recognising early on that it was something she was naturally drawn to and…

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Creative Fun on COMPASS

Creative Fun on COMPASS COMPASS partner Cornwall Neighbourhoods for Change (CN4C) have been getting creative with participants with a ‘creative industry workshop’ session at Falmouth University. COMPASS participants who are interested in creative careers or building their creativity employability skills were invited to Falmouth University to take part in a stop animation and light art…

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COMPASS – A Career in Childcare

COMPASS – A Career in Childcare Carefree Cornwall gave Claire the holistic support she needed as a young person leaving foster care, who has moved to Cornwall to be near extended family.  That support through the COMPASS project included exploring possible career paths, looking for work, applying for jobs, applying for college courses and help…

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COMPASS – JamFirst… JayFirst

JamFirst… JayFirst Jay joined the COMPASS project with partner Argyle Community Trust, referred through JCP to help her build employability skills and her self-confidence, she has ASD and felt she would never gain paid work. WOW – how her goals grew through the 4 months of support! Jay did not have any paid employment before…

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COMPASS – Building a brighter future

COMPASS – Building a brighter future The Chaos Group have supported a young man who joined the COMPASS project struggling financially as he had been unemployed for some time. Increased confidence and wellbeing came naturally with the encouragement on the COMPASS Project,  this included updating his CV, practicing interview techniques, and financial support to purchase…

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COMPASS – Career with the NHS

COMPASS – Career with the NHS When C started on the COMPASS project with Real Ideas Organisation, he lacked direction and did not know how to describe his experience and skills. C was interested in working in care. He had experience working as a nursing assistant throughout the pandemic providing healthcare assistance to the elderly…

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