Cost to the Councils and Housing Associations

Did you know that on average it can cost the local Councils and Housing Associations £12,000 if they serve a Notice of Seeking Possession (NOSP) to a household? Often, this is because there are significant rent arrears, although it can be because of Anti-Social Behaviour or that the home has not been looked after and…

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Spaces available on #Focus5

Successful first year of #Focus5! We have had a busy first year on the #Focus5 project, helping young people develop the skills to progress into employment, education or training. Our team of key workers is growing and we are excited about delivering the next phase of the project across Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay. We need more young people!…

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Volunteering to change lives in Hampshire

We are looking for volunteers to support families in Hampshire. Could this be you? Our Positive Living Volunteers support families in Hampshire who are experiencing challenging or difficult things in their lives to achieve goals together and move forwards from those difficult times as a stronger family unit. Volunteers work both alongside Family Support Workers…

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#Focus5 Five Key Skills for Employment

As the name suggests, the objective of #Focus5 is to support young people in developing the top five skills identified as crucial to getting into education, employment or training. We employ experienced key workers across Devon, Somerset, Plymouth and Torbay to work closely with young people between the age of 15-18 years old, who are…

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Nina’s Somerset Skills for Young People

  Nina had not been in education, employment or training for 3 months. She struggled with anxiety and low confidence; she had been told by her last college that they were unable to offer provision that could meet her needs.Somerset Skills and Learning started working with Nina on the Somerset Skills for Young People contract. Heart…

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