Impact

Recent Case Studies

These inspirational short stories demonstrate the high level of impact our projects have on real people’s lives in York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding.

 

Action Towards Inclusion - Fanta's Story

Action Towards Inclusion - Fanta's Story

Fanta accessed the Action Towards Inclusion programme due to experiencing housing issues whilst she was pregnant with her daughter and received keyworker support from Liz at the Opportunity Centre.

Fanta has received support with housing, education, personal safety, and wellbeing. She now has a baby daughter who had the pleasure of meeting!

Hear all about Fanta’s journey and the fantastic support she has received from Liz.

Laughter, waves, singing, birds…

Laughter, waves, singing, birds…

Just some of the sounds of a Scarborough beach clean.

The Opportunity Centre  is a Yorkshire based social enterprise committed to changing lives for the better through learning and work. On ATI, they work across Scarborough, York and Ryedale to support lone parents. They give them 1-1 employability support as well as helping with the specific issues many lone parents face such as childcare costs and mental health.

Thriving at Work - Autism Plus

Thriving at Work - Autism Plus

This case study is about some of the lovely staff at The Blue Dolphin Holiday Park. Angela contacted Thriving at Work partner Autism Plus as she had neurodiverse team members and wanted to make sure that she was supporting them as best as she could.

We hear about some of the adjustments that the team have made to routines, tasks, and recruitment to make it more accessible for neurodiverse people.

Action Towards Inclusion - Carrie's Story

Action Towards Inclusion - Carrie's Story

Carrie is a recent participant on Action Towards Inclusion – a dynamic programme across York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding supporting people into work, training and volunteering.

Carrie faced a number of challenges but has made fantastic progress through taking part in the programme. Action Towards Inclusion is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund and managed by Better Connect.

Kickstart - Katie's Story

Kickstart - Katie's Story

This short video features Katie – a new Kickstart staff member working for Pioneer Projects in North Yorkshire.

Kickstart provides real job placements for young people aged 16–24 currently claiming Universal Credit, to gain experience, skills, and confidence.

Action Towards Inclusion - Mick's Story

Action Towards Inclusion - Mick's Story

Mick is a recent participant on Action Towards Inclusion – a dynamic programme across York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding supporting people into work, training and volunteering.

He has wide ranging work experience and Action Towards Inclusion has helped him increase his confidence, IT skills and move on in his life.