Tag: Surrey Choices

Surrey Choices feature in new Channel 5 series

Surrey Choices feature in new Channel 5 series

Social care provider Surrey Choices will feature on a new Channel 5 series which started last week.   ‘Special Needs Employment Agency’ tells the story of six extraordinary young people who, with the right support, take their first tentative steps towards independence. From a mechanic with Asperger’s to a trainee teaching assistant with cerebral palsy, […]

8th February 2018 | By | Reply More
West Byfleet care home and local care provider join forces

West Byfleet care home and local care provider join forces

A project run by social care provider Surrey Choices that creates opportunities for people with a range of disabilities is being supported by Anchor West Hall care home.   The Growth Team, a group of people who are taught and supported by Surrey Choices to carry out practical gardening, landscaping and maintenance work across the […]

2nd January 2018 | By | Reply More
Surrey Choices scoop Community Heroes Award

Surrey Choices scoop Community Heroes Award

Social care provider Surrey Choices are celebrating after a winning a prestigious award at the BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey Community Heroes Awards. Winners in the category of Sport, the Rebound Therapy team impressed the judges with their dedication and contribution to local sporting life. Their coaches encourage Surrey Choices customers to participate in the […]

28th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Surrey Choices customer recognised for 25 years service

Surrey Choices customer recognised for 25 years service

A Surrey Choices customer with support needs has spoken about the confidence boost that her job at Sainsbury’s Burpham has given her after receiving a ‘25 Years Service’ award. Joanne Edgington secured her job through Surrey Choices EmployAbility service, gaining hands on experience and attaining a range of new skills within months of her successful […]

26th September 2017 | By | Reply More
Adrenaline junkie takes to the skies to raise money for children’s hospice

Adrenaline junkie takes to the skies to raise money for children’s hospice

A daredevil staff member from Surrey Choices took to the skies recently when she participated in a charity skydive at Skydive London, raising over £600 for local children’s hospice, Shooting Star Chase.  Adrenaline loving Nicky Harding, Employment and Communities Manager at the social care provider, was inspired to raise money for the charity following her […]

18th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Budding gardeners prove that National Gardening Week lasts all year round

Budding gardeners prove that National Gardening Week lasts all year round

A green-fingered group of Surrey Choices customers have been busy helping to create a new woodland at an 18-acre estate of outstanding natural beauty as National Gardening Week begins today.     Budding gardeners from Surrey Choices’ Growth Team have been out in force with trowels and forks at The Garden House to help plant an astonishing […]

12th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Apprenticeship fulfils lifetime dream for Lewis

Apprenticeship fulfils lifetime dream for Lewis

A lifetime dream has been fulfilled for a 21-year-old man with Asperger’s syndrome and autism after he secured an apprenticeship with Channel 4.   Since leaving college, Lewis Barlow-Hyde aspired to work within the media industry but he never believed that he would realise his dreams due to the barriers he felt he had to […]

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