Project information

Positive Opportunities

Positive Opportunities helps people with autism in Exeter and East Devon who are seeking voluntary work, training or employment.

Ongoing

Charity information: St Loye's Foundation

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  • Need

    Need

    We want people with autism to have access to the same life opportunities as everyone else.

    Solution

    By providing practical help with job searching, CVs and job applications.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To ensure that people receive help to overcome barriers to training and employment.

    Activities

    » Personalised advice and guidance.

    Success will be measured by the number of people who achieve their employment related aims.


  • Impact

    Impact

    In the long term, we aim to educate and inform employers about what people with autism can offer.
    Success will be demonstrated through changes in attitudes and actions.

    Risk

    The risks to this project are low as there is huge demand for these services.

    Reporting

    We will report progress of the project through our website and social media channels.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £17,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £17,500 PT Outreach Worker To support people in rural communities
  • Background

    Location

    East Devon is a very rural area with limited transport links and training / employment opportunities.

    Beneficiaries

    Individuals throughout East Devon will have the chance to access opportunities in their area.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    With over 75 years of related work in supporting people with disabilities and health issues, St Loye's is able to offer an excellent service in this field.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Paul Rosam

    Paul is Head of Health and Social Care at St Loye's and has responsibility for developing our new services.