Monthly Archives: May 2012

Young and homeless with nowhere to go online…

A great piece of research by the charity YouthNet looked at how young people use the internet; “82% of young people said they had used the internet to look for advice and information for themselves – with 60% stating they … Continue reading

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Busy week!

Wyn Newman – User Involvement & Development Manager Angela and I interviewed 9 people this week who want to become Step Up volunteers in the Day Centre. We will definitely be looking at ways to use everyone who applied in … Continue reading

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Congratulations Bee!

Well done to top student Bee who’s the first person to complete the ECDL (European  Computer Driving Licence) IT qualification in Workspace and has just received her first certificate from the British Computer Society. Bee says she’s thoroughly enjoying  advancing … Continue reading

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Enjoyable Interview Process

Angela Protain, Day Centre Manager Who would have thought that the process of organising interviews could be so touching and rewarding. Not the conducting of an interview, not got to that stage yet, but the mere ringing up and arranging … Continue reading

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“Being Homeless Either Makes or Breaks You”

Bruce I’m from South Africa and came to the UK about 5 years ago because I wanted to travel and I had an Uncle in Newcastle who I could stay with. I did this for a bit but it didn’t … Continue reading

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