Kidderminster | When Anna* joined the Restart Scheme this year, she was quiet, timid, extremely nervous and anxious. She had a challenging personal life which made her lack any confidence. Read the full story here.
Birmingham | When the UK went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, Anthony* lost his job. With a compromised immune system, Anthony was at a much higher risk from COVID-19 and was required to shield, meaning all interactions needed to be done remotely. Read more here.
Kidderminster | Steven* had moved to a different area to be with the love of his life, who he used to date at school. They spent a wonderful 18 months together until she passed away suddenly. They had been living in rented accommodation and, as well as having to deal with the grief of losing his partner, he also had to move out of their shared home. Read more here.
West Bromwich | Leading Labels are a multi-branded clothing retailer with numerous stores throughout the UK and Ireland. The Restart Scheme has been working with Leading Labels since May 2022 after Sue Gaskell, Employment Engagement Coordinator for the Restart Scheme, spoke to Warren Ponter, Retail Operations Controller for Leading Labels. Read more here.