When 24-year-old Chris was first referred to ECL’s Supported Living service he was struggling to manage his anxiety and his long-term ambition of living alone seemed out of reach. Six months on, and with the help of the team at Orchard Place, Chris is feeling positive and counting down the days until he gets the keys to his very own flat…
Ellen is 30 years old, she has Down syndrome, loves dancing, and all things geeky; including Star Wars and Dr. Who. Ellen was very keen to secure paid employment either working in a shop or cinema and was willing to work hard to achieve her dream.
Win Hall is a lovely 100-year-old lady, who despite various health setbacks was determined to return to living independently in her own home.
The outbreak of Covid-19 gave long-time cabbie, Ian the final push he needed to embark on a new career in care with ECL.
Despite building a successful home baking business over the past nine years, Helen felt stuck in a rut. With her children getting older, she was keen to find a flexible job that could fit around her business, while giving her the opportunity to meet people and learn new skills.