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August 2, 2017 Brenda Learns Computer Skills Before Heading off to University

A victim of abuse and a residential school “survivor”, Brenda had dropped out of school in Grade Nine. As an adult, she began working on her education and completed her high school studies in 2016. Now, she’s off to university, but first wanted to learn her way around on a computer.

John

July 12, 2017 John Perseveres and Lands a New Job

John had worked for decades in concrete and maintenance services. However, his recent diagnosis of a spinal disability made it impossible for him to continue working in that profession.

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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