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Success Stories

Jim and Isabelle

June 23, 2017 Jim & Isabelle’s Story

Over 48 hours in January of 2017, Inventors, Creators, Hackers, and Change Makers came together in Vancouver to build open source assistive technologies for people with disabilities. This is Jim & Isabelle’s story.

Michael, Working Together participant

June 21, 2017 Michael finds a workplace he enjoys with Working Together

Having put four years of hard work into a Computer Science degree, Michael, who has OCD, expected to find a good job. However, he graduated in 2000 when the dot-com bubble burst, and couldn’t find work. Since then, he had re-entered the workforce, but was stuck in mostly minimum wage jobs he disliked.

Rodger

June 14, 2017 Rodger moves up to full-time work with Working Together

Rodger was already employed when he came to the Neil Squire Society. He had been working as a security guard for the past two and a half years, yet he had been working less than 10 hours a week, and was feeling seriously financially strained.

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May 25, 2017 Cindy Counts Herself Lucky

Cindy, who lives in Montreal, Quebec, was forced to leave her job of 23 years in the finance department of a business in 2010 after more than a year of pain and exhaustion stemming from “an issue” in her neck. She was looking to re-enter the workforce when she joined the Distance Computer Comfort program.

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