Case Study

Breaking down Barriers

31st August 2016, written by
Breaking down Barriers

Anna*, who has been deaf since birth was referred to uby Job Centre Plus. Anna would like a work placement in a retail to get her confidence up, due to her disability Anna also has low confidence using public transport which holds her back from travelling to work. Anna and her mentor identified an opportunity with the local volunteering service which matches young people with volunteer opportunities. She said she would need help with travel financially and was nervous about the prospect of travelling to the service in Liverpool. Anna didn’t feel confident engaging in conversations about...

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