Photos from a Gardening Project

14/06/18 16:37

Participants at Choices got green hands with this Gardening Project with Mind in West Cumbria            

Photos from a cookery class at Mind in West Cumbria on the Choices Programme

14/06/18 16:30

Participants got creative and took on a cooking course          

Brittany (Cumbria Youth Alliance – Keyworker Karen)

14/06/18 16:27

Brittany is 19, and joined CYA on The BBO Choices programme. She then progressed on to our First Steps to Employment Programme. With Support Brittany undertook a work placement with The Citizens Advice Bureau due to an aspiration to work…

Connor (Cumbria Youth Alliance – Keyworker Karen)

14/06/18 16:17

Connor is 19 and from Maryport. He has worked closely with Karen through The BBO Choices programme and was over the moon to hear this week that got his dream job with The Rural Payments Agency. He will be putting…

Karen (Impact Keyworker –Hollie dunn & Financial Support)

14/06/18 16:14

When Karen first came to the Choices programme, she was very nervous. Her anxiety and depression had taken over. She had lost her job due to this, and was very emotional and shaky. Karen met with Hollie and was determined…

Howard (MNC Keyworker – Andy Deacon & Financial Support from CAB – Gillian Percival)

14/06/18 16:11

Howard was one of Choices first participants, being on the programme since September 2017 he has made outstanding progress. He was new to the area when he joined Choices, so was unfamiliar with services available and had very little social…

Charlotte, Chelsea, Sophie and Danielle (CYA Keyworkers – John Dixon & Karen Armstrong)

14/06/18 16:08

Charlotte, Chelsea and Sophie all joined the programme at different times, all three young women have been facing some difficult times, including anxiety issues and depression, with specialized support and help from their keyworker, John all the girls are beginning…

Rachel (Impact Keyworker –Holly Dunn & Finance Specialists)

14/06/18 12:52

Rachael Moved to Allerdale from Copeland in June last year. She had been unemployed for 9 years, and due to the change in area, she had to move from Legacy benefits onto universal credit. Rachael received support to budget, manage…

Grace (GWK Keyworker – Rachel Hannah & WCC Specialist – Helene Wickens - joint work)

14/06/18 12:48

Grace, was invited to join Choices through our partner, West Cumbria Carer’s. “I vividly recall receiving that letter introducing me to the Choices initiative and inviting me to take part. I had no idea where partnering with Choices might lead…

Grace - Choices Participant

15/02/18 11:03

Grace was invited to join Choices through our partner, West Cumbria Carers. “I vividly recall receiving that letter introducing me to the Choices initiative and inviting me to take part. I had no idea where partnering with Choices might lead…