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Award finalist

The Ongo Journey to Work was nominated as a finalist at the

2019 TPAS awards.

Last year it provided employment support to 832 people,

coached and mentored 175 people, provided 92 placements

and helped 180 people into work.

Jan Williams, Head of Community Investment, said: "Our

teams work hard to support our tenants and clients from

our communities to develop their confidence and skills

to get into employment, so to be recognised nationally is

amazing."

Email employmentsupport@ongo.co.uk or pop into the

Cole Street office to find out more about how they can

support you.

Lone Parent Stepping Stones course

This programme provides lone parents with the skills and

motivation to get back into training and work.

It aims to provide confidence building, childcare options,

and gaining qualifications.

Here are the dates for the next courses:

June 3-14- The Viking Centre, Fairfield Drive,

Barton-upon-Humber

July 8-19 - The Arc, Westcliff, Scunthorpe

September 16-27 - Ongo Recruitment, Cole Street,

Scunthorpe

People who have previously been on the course said it

helped with:

"Building my confidence back up"

"Making new friends for life"

"Being surrounded by honest, caring and kind people"

Get in touch at employmentsupport@ongo.co.uk to register

your interest.

Family fun at

The Arc

Local families were treated to a

free day out to Normanby Hall as

part of The Arc's Easter activities.

Children and parents enjoyed the

country park, explored inside the

farm museum, and had a picnic.

Only a week later, the Westcliff Community

Group held an Easter egg and card decorating event.

33 children and parents enjoyed the free session that saw

prizes awarded for the best decorated eggs and cards, and a

number of Easter eggs won in a raffle.

Phillippa Johnson, who helped out with the event, said:

"Everyone was in the Easter spirit, and it was so much fun."

Safety event

25 women took part in a safety class which helped to raise

awareness around female safety on the Westcliff estate.

Those who attended received a personalised self defence

and confidence lesson along with a personal alarm.

Emma Smith, tenant, said: "It was a really good day, and it

was nice to see people from the community come together

to learn how to stay safe."

Keep up-to-date with everything going on at The Arc:

The Arc Westcliff @arcwestcliff

arcwestcliff arcwestcliff.co.uk

Confident parents

Day out

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