Success Stories

A woman on a laptop

June 27, 2018 Diann Has Her “Life Back”

After a major brain trauma, Diann was looking to reintegrate into society. She started attending Computer Comfort classes at the Neil Squire Society, where one class a week started bringing her life back.

Greg at the Oak Bay Botanicals booth at the Oak Bay Night Market

June 20, 2018 Greg is Motivated to Move Forward with Working Together

Greg, who has spinal cord injuries and degenerative disc issues, was looking for a position that would stimulate him. With the help of a Working Together wage subsidy, he began a marketing position at Oak Bay Botanicals.

Ursula, Working Together client

June 13, 2018 Neil Squire Society Enables Ursula to Make a Difference

Ursula, who has vertigo, was looking for a position where she could make a difference in people’s lives. With Working Together, she learned about disability management in the workplace, gained computer skills, and landed a job.

Josh at a speaking engagement

June 6, 2018 Josh Uses His Coaching Skills for Social Impact

Josh, who is a T11 complete paraplegic, was looking for a traditional work environment after retiring from professional skiing. Through Working Together, he secured a position where he can use his coaching skills.

Marco, Technology@Work participant

May 31, 2018 An “Extremely Liberating Experience” for Marco

For the past six years, Marco has been running his own business as a motivational speaker. Last year, he began a contract as an Accessibility and Inclusion Consultant with the Presidents Group, a network of business leaders focused on increasing employment for persons with disabilities across British Columbia.

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