Some of the stories and experiences from young people who have been helped by DurhamWorks.

Things are looking up for Catherine thanks to DurhamWorks

Single mum Catherine wasn’t confident about her work prospects before she was introduced to DurhamWorks. Now she’s studying accountancy, gaining qualifications and feeling positive about her future.


Josh Unlocks His Potential

“I couldn’t recommend the Employment Futures team from the North East Autism Society more highly. It’s been life changing for my son to take part in Unlock Your Potential, I tell everyone about it!”


Building skills for the future

Eight young people have celebrated successfully completing a construction-based skills programme with DurhamWorks and Esh Group.


Jamie's Story

Jamie came to Finishing Touches after finding that college was just not for him.


Lucy's Story

Lucy is one of many young people who have taken part in the project so far. She has developed her social skills, confidence and self-esteem with support from DurhamWorks.


Brandon's Story

Brandon approached Consett YMCA as part of the Finishing Touches project on DurhamWorks as he wanted to get an apprenticeship.


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