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What else do we like that comes from deepest darkest Peru?

26 October 2020
In 2018 we started running a 12 month supported employment program where students have the chance to work for an organisation with additional classroom sessions designed to enhance the skills needed to survive in employment. We realised early on that many of our students are not ready for this without significant support and time invested […]

The Craft Tree Enterprise!

21 October 2020
You may of seen our blog post by James last week which introduced you to the latest Christmas enterprise group set up by learners on our Skills Bridge Programme. If you missed it let us give you a little recap.... The Craft Tree is a new enterprise started by the staff and learners on our […]

Andrew’s move towards independence!

19 October 2020
For the past 10 months (with a 4 month break in between due to Covid – 19) job coach Katie has offered Andrew support. Andrew works as part of the ground maintenance team at Covance. His daily tasks involve collecting leaves that have fallen from trees, litter picking, sweeping the pavements and window cleaning. His […]

Socially Distanced Teamwork!

12 October 2020
My name is James and I’m a keen artist and a learner on the Skills bridge programme here at HS4LC. I am writing my first blog post for the HS4LC website about "The Craft Tree". What is The Craft Tree?....I’ll explain more to you with regular updates but it is a new enterprise started by […]

It's good to be back!

3 August 2020
We reopened some of our day centre activites from the 6th July and we are all so glad to be back! With reopening we have had to put some new processes into place - these are nothing to worry about and are just to make sure we are doing our part in keeping day centre […]

A New Set of Wheels for HS4LC!

29 July 2020
We are very excited to say we are now the proud owners of a new wheelchair accessible vehicle which is for our care home residents and day centre service users. The new vehicle has already been put to use with care home residents excited to get out and about after easing of the current lockdown […]

Surviving Lockdown Steph Style!

27 July 2020
Steph is an intern on our Routes to Employment programme. She wanted to write and share a blog post of her experience so far of the current Covid-19 lockdown. Lockdown over the last number of weeks has been extremely difficult for me. This is because I am used to being occupied 24/7, due to the […]

Re-opening update for the HS4LC day centre!

13 July 2020
From 6th July we decided to re-open some of our day-services because we believe we can do so in a safe way. We spoke to many of our clients who wanted to return and have put in place the necessary measures to keep clients and staff safe by following all the available guidance. Although we […]

Change for the Interns!

11 June 2020
For the past 12 weeks the interns have completing their learning virtually. They have been keeping in keep in touch with their tutors via phone and email and all have participated in our weekly group and 1:1 zoom meetings. We have really enjoyed the PSHE weekly themes, particularly exploring topics such as mental health, healthy […]

Latest Covid-19 Update from HS4LC!

9 June 2020
Dear all, Just a quick update to let you all know that we’re working really hard behind the scenes so that we can welcome you back to HS4LC as soon as possible. Things will certainly be different because we have to make sure that both you and our staff are kept as safe as possible. […]