Meeting new people can be challenging for anyone, but for Curtis just making eye-contact with his new MyGo coaches, Denise and Lisa, was a major hurdle. Curtis was facing personal issues that were stopping him from moving forward with his life. Working on building up his confidence and improving his employability skills became his coaches’ main priority.
After losing his previous, Connor had moved to Ipswich to start over. Homeless, with nothing and no one to turn to, Connor was willing to take any job he could to work towards his goal of being a fully-qualified Chef.
Following our popular online Facebook giveaway MyGo customer, Kaitlin Turner successfully won £50 worth of Love2Shop gift vouchers!
MyGo are happy to announce that we have expanded our team once more, with Jordan Limerick joining us as an Outreach Officer, alongside Kayleigh Norris who will be the MyGo coach based in the Felixstowe Jobcentre Plus!
Apprenticeships can provide great entry points into the world of employment. Earning whilst learning, 22-year-old Elliott Weavers had completed his caretaking apprenticeship at a local school, but due to a lack of available vacancies couldn’t progress into full-time employment. Victim to his own kindness, Elliott had people taking advantage, staying in his own flat.
The Mayor of Ipswich Sarah Barber joined the team at MyGo to celebrate over 40 MyGo customers finding employment at the new Range store now open at Anglia Retail Park!
For most, getting up and leaving the house in the morning is a natural part of our day. Getting a bus or talking to cashiers are things we don’t think twice about, but for Chloe Brinkley, these are major hurdles that she has to overcome on a daily basis.
Suffering from learning difficulties, dyspraxia, dyslexia, severe anxiety and OCD, Chloe encountered issue after issue impacting her confidence and self-esteem. Facing continuous travel issues and falling victim to cyber-bullying, Chloe’s mum decided to pull her out of full-time education for her own wellbeing.
Unemployed, young, single parents; Abbie Long, Sharna Daley, Becky Groenewald, Adele Ford and Lauren Thaine all registered with MyGo looking for someone to listen to their needs and help them gain control of their lives.
“I really feel like I’ve come out of my bubble. MyGo has really helped with my anxiety, I practically skip my way there every Thursday!”– Abbie Smith, MyGo customer
This year, for Red Nose Day, MyGo did its part for raising money for those in need. With the goal of raising at least £100; MyGo held a daylong event for staff members and customers alike to take part in.