“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?’
20 February 2024New 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...
25 January 2024Gappies 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...
10 January 2024WeMindTheGap 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...
A virtual programme for 16 – 25 year olds. A chance to gain new skills and experiences and with the support of a mentor, build a plan for a bright future.