“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.”

WeGrow Graduate

“WeMindTheGap is so different from anything else you might experience. It kicks starts your life!”

WeGrow Graduate

“These six months and beyond have opened doors, given me amazing opportunities and great life skills for the future.”

WeGrow Graduate

transformational year

Dedicated
life coach

Dedicated coaching sessions allow gappies to identify and address barriers to success.

Six-months’
paid work

Five placements within different industry sectors, offered by our employer partners, allow gappies to identify for themselves where their ambitions and talents lie.

Unashamed support,
love and care

Sessions to develop improved English and Maths skills - and help gappies to build their confidence.

A Skipper
and First Mate

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.

Outward
Bound

As leaders in their field, Outward Bound provides unrivalled, supported challenges and adventures that stretch limits and discover potential.

Essential
skills

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.

Amazing
experiences

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.

Launchpad

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?’

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What's new with WeGrow

7 November 2021

Alpine 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...

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5 November 2021

Graduations 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...

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3 November 2021

Iqra, 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...

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WE DISCOVER

3 months

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.

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We Belong

Lifetime

All gappies stay part of the WeMindTheGap family. We offer lifelong support and a safe and trusted person to talk to – whether that’s help with careers, housing, money, wellbeing or relationships.

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