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Kieran’s Story.

Before joining the GREAT project, Kieran lived at home with his parents and three children. Kieran wanted support to find employment but needed help to overcome multiple barriers including anxiety, lack of confidence and social skills.
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Amira’s Story

Since graduating in 2018 with a Business Management degree, Amira had done agency work but was looking for a full time permanent position Admin role.
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Sukhwinder’s Story

Sukhwinder faced multiple barriers that prevented him from finding work, but he had had enough and decided to find support with the GREAT Project.
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Aimee’s Story

Aimee wanted help to overcome the barriers to work she faced, as she was determined to return to work.
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support Volunteers

Like most other organisations, Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council has been planning how to respond to COVID-19 – identifying critical services, planning to keep them open and thinking about the wider implications for residents and communities.
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COVID-19 Update

How the GREAT Project plans to move forward during the Covid-19 outbreak.
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Participants sit around a table listening to the GREAT employment co-ordinator deliver session

Shannon’s Story

Shannon was referred to the GREAT Project by her carer, who she had lived with for many years from Shared Lives through Leicestershire County Council.
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Josh’s Story

After leaving school, Josh Wick*, a young man with a learning disability, needed support to find work.
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First employability programme for Syrian refugee community group

Last year we presented at an event supporting the Syrian Refugee community into employment, 12 attendees refereed themselves onto the project.
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