Universal Credit Awareness Sessions in Magherafelt

With Universal Credit at the forefront of public policy at present and being rolled out across Northern Ireland from September 2017, Shauna who works on our Jobmatch programme, organised awareness sessions in Magherafelt. The half day information sessions were free to attend. Session for Support Organisations and Groups The first information session was for Support…

Starting the New Year with Health Checks for our Clients

Thank you to OKanes Chemist who recently provided health checks for our clients in Magherafelt. Clients were offered the following checks - lung function/peak flow, blood pressure, cholesterol, BMI, weight and diabetes/blood sugar levels. As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients’ health and wellbeing we will be offering a new programme ‘Choose to…

Network Shed Christmas craft workshops

Our Network Shed is off to a great start with many different arts and crafts workshops taking place since it opened in Magherafelt last week.  The men and women attending the workshops have thoroughly enjoyed them and the feedback on the facilities has been very positive. The ladies attending our flower arranging workshop were given…

‘The Network Shed’ opens in Magherafelt

Our new facility to help unemployed people locally to develop their occupational skills and for their personal development has opened at Rainey Street, Magherafelt. Based around the concept of the Men’s Shed, the Network Shed is open to both males and females to allow them to gain hands-on skills and experience in a relaxed environment…

Double Success Story for Jobmatch Participants

Another double success story for two Mid Ulster men who received free training through our Jobmatch programme.  Both Charlie and Anthony had a similar story, they both approached us seeking advice and guidance on what to do when they had found themselves unemployed. Anthony from Cookstown wanted to complete forklift training in order to improve his…