23 year old Anna had successfully battled a drug addiction and was working at a drug and alcohol recovery organisation when she was made redundant.MORE
Some of the stories and experiences from young people who have been helped by DurhamWorks.
Jade has a visual impairment. She’s always enjoyed helping people but trying to find an employer willing to take on her disability had proved challenging and she had started to doubt her own abilities. DurhamWorks helped her get her confidence back and now she’s using her disability to her advantage, advising local services about how best to cater for visually impaired people.MORE
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I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, but DurhamWorks helped me develop as a person and gain confidence.
Jack, 20, Murton
I have obtained new employability skills and real work life experiences that I can transfer into future employment.
Rachel, 23, Seaham
DurhamWorks has given me the support I needed and helped me find my dream job.
Ethan, 19, Newton Aycliffe