A Day in the Life of a Family Support Worker

We are often asked…Why do we do it? Why help families in need? The answer is simple really; we do it because ‘We Care.’ By the time families are referred to our Service, they are often on a downward spiral, unable to cope with multitude of issues with everyday life and have not received previous…

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The Best Day of the Year

As a specialist mentor I work with students at university.  Not just any students, but those with additional challenges to their studies presented by a disability. I meet with students each week, and I get to know them so well, I am with them on their journey every step of the way.  It’s a unique…

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Digital Link with CSW Volunteers

In an ever increasing digital world the way we now perform everyday tasks from online shopping, applying for jobs or ordering prescriptions are changing and contrary to general perception, it’s not only the older generation who are now faced with the fact that they need to embrace this change. Having not been brought up with…

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Family & Community Essential Skills has helped over 450 people within Cornwall to upskill and gain support to help improve their lives

  Family & Community Essential Skills has helped over 450 people within Cornwall to upskill and gain support to help improve their lives. European Social Funding has invested in a programme of support for employed, recently redundant or those unemployed who are looking to complete level 3 training in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to…

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