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Ozain’s Story

During the COVID pandemic, Ozain had been out of school for a year whilst he waited to enrol at a new school. He began to feel isolated and looked to the YES Project for support.
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Health and wellbeing support in place for those unemployed as lockdown lifts

How Leicester based employability projects, YES and GREAT, are working with two local organisations to provide health and wellbeing support to unemployed individuals.
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Simran’s Story

Before joining the YES Project, Simran had just finished college but felt she wanted to invest more time into developing her confidence and employability skills. With the support of her mum, she came across the YES Project and went on to start at university.
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De Montfort University: Research Project

We're working with researchers from DMU to understand how our service is helping young adults, and we'd love to hear your opinions.
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Khadijah’s* Story

Before joining the YES Project, Khadijah* was starting to feel like her mental health was suffering; she felt isolated, frustrated and bored.
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Houda’s Story

Before joining the YES Project, Houda was feeling the impact of COVID-19 and the national lockdown. She was struggling to keep motivated as she was unable to leave her house, leaving her feeling frustrated and bored.
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Shaikh’s Story

Before joining the YES Project, Shaikh was looking for work but not having much success. The added pressure from COVID-19 was making his search more difficult, and he started to feel at a loss with what to do next.
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Black History Month

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YES Project Webinar | #ReRoutingFutures; The New Normal

We hosted our first online webinar, #ReRouting Futures; The New Normal, to showcase how we're moving forward and are continuing to support young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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