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Leicester projects offering free health and well-being sessions in support of World Mental Health Day

Two Leicester based projects, the GREAT Project and YES Project, are opening their doors to the public to support World Mental Health Day.
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Leicester based projects help nearly 1,000 residents move towards work or training, saving the DWP £300K

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) has secured continuation funding for both the GREAT Project and the YES Project, as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme by The National Lottery Community Fund.
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Reuben’s Story

Reuben was studying a Mental Health Nursing degree at University; but realised that although he was interested in mental health, nursing wasn’t the direction he wanted to go.
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Daniel’s Story

Daniel found the one-to-one support he received invaluable from the delivery partners he accessed and his YES key worker.
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Over 400 local young people helped by The YES Project

The YES Project has helped young people in Leicester and Leicestershire to take steps towards employment, training and education
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The YES Awards 2019

The YES Project held an Award ceremony on Monday 18th February to celebrate the achievements of the young people on the project.
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YES Award Winners 2019

The YES Project Awards celebrates the achievements of its young participants
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Ricky with his YES Project certificate

I felt supported and not judged

Ricky joined the YES Project as he was struggling to find work due to low confidence and lack of motivation. In just 9 weeks he got a job.
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Hayley’s YES Project journey to employment

In just over a year Hayley has transformed her life with support from the YES Project.
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