“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

We’re currently running this programme in...

Flintshire

Where and when:

The WeGrow Flintshire programme is now in full flow with 10 young adults enrolled for 2023, and will be open for new applications in May 2024.

To find out more or to discuss enrolment please contact:

Mark Rimmer

Wrexham

Where and when:

New programmes starting in January 2024

To find out more or to discuss enrolment please contact:

Jasmine Formstone

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?’

Talk to our lovely team

What's new with WeGrow

20 February 2024

New WeMindTheGap dual-language website

We’re so excited to launch the WeMindTheGap dual-language website, made possible with The National Lottery Community Fun. The website represents a significant effort to provide information, resources, and services in...

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25 January 2024

Gappies explore the benefits and risks of using the internet with Liz Stanton MBE from Get Safe Online and Police & Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin.

Gappies on our WeGrow Flintshire programme were delighted to meet Liz Stanton MBE from Get Safe Online, and Police and Crime Commissioner Andy Dunbobbin. Through discussion and debate, Gappies and...

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10 January 2024

WeMindTheGap New Flintshire Hub

WeMindTheGap, has officially opened a new Flintshire Hub at the Jade Jones Pavilion to support the expansion of its support programmes in the area. Enabled by funding from the UK...

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