“WeMindTheGap truly saved my life. Before the programme, I couldn’t see the light then, slowly it started to appear and I’m happy, working in my dream job. Thank you all for saving me.”
“WeMindTheGap is so different from anything else you might experience. It kicks starts your life!”
“These six months and beyond have opened doors, given me amazing opportunities and great life skills for the future.”
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Dedicated coaching sessions allow gappies to identify and address barriers to success.
Five placements within different industry sectors, offered by our employer partners, allow gappies to identify for themselves where their ambitions and talents lie.
Sessions to develop improved English and Maths skills - and help gappies to build their confidence.
Each group of ten young people is supported by their own Skipper (Project Lead) and First Mate (Welfare Officer), who are there to provide support, structure and encouragement throughout the programme.
As leaders in their field, Outward Bound provides unrivalled, supported challenges and adventures that stretch limits and discover potential.
Sessions delivered by the local Further Education college build confidence in English and Maths skills, working towards attainment of at least GSCE grade C in each subject.
A whole range of experiences builds confidence and broadens horizons: from days out exploring the local area to health and nutrition workshops, and even tea with the Mayor.
Important first days comprise a coaching course to answer the questions ‘Who am I? What do I want? How am I going to get it?’
7 November 2021Alpine Fire Engineers continues charity partnership with WeMindTheGap to help transform young futures.
North-West based Alpine Fire Engineers have supported our work in social mobility over recent times by raising funds, raising awareness of the issues that vulnerable young people face and sharing...
5 November 2021Graduations galore!
Not one, not two, not three but four groups of young people from across Wrexham and Flintshire have celebrated completion of our WeGrow programme this week! Graduation celebrations for 30...
3 November 2021Iqra, WeGrow
Iqra was shortlisted in the ‘Most Promising Young Person in Manchester (Rising Star Award)’ in the Manchester Young Talent Awards from JCI Manchester. On Saturday night at the Kimpton Clocktower...
A virtual programme for 16 – 19 year olds. A chance to gain new skills and experiences and with the support of a mentor, build a plan for a bright future.