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

Michael goes full circle, helping other young people into work

Michael was unemployed and unsure what to do next. Now, after some support and guidance from DurhamWorks, he’s working as a tutor , helping other young people to improve their maths and English skills and become work ready.

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Eboni's Story

17-year-old Eboni’s lack of qualifications was holding her back from finding a job. Completing DurhamWorks training gave her the opportunity to prove herself and now she’s excelling in her Customer Services Apprenticeship.

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Andy's story

Andy has ADHD and went to a school for pupils with special educational needs before moving onto a training course, which he didn’t enjoy. DurhamWorks supported him to find an apprenticeship that he really enjoys.

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Jamie's Story

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

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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.

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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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