Greg and Paula Talk About Their Future Together on WCR 101.8FM

Our first Goodlife Listening Project programme went out yesterday 14 December on WCR 101.8 FM as part of Jason Forrest’s show Wolverhampton Today. Presented by Mary Solomon, the programme features Greg and Paula talking about their plans to get married and whether children will be a part of their future together. As Mary says, “have … More Greg and Paula Talk About Their Future Together on WCR 101.8FM

Goodlife Listening Project Awarded Big Lottery and Heart of England Community Foundation Grants

The Goodlife Listening Project has been awarded grants from both the Heart of England Community Fund and the Big Lottery to help build the project up and keep it going for the whole of 2018.        The funds will be used to buy professional standard recording and editing equipment and pay for staff … More Goodlife Listening Project Awarded Big Lottery and Heart of England Community Foundation Grants

Goodlife’s Listening Project Wins Funding Award

Goodlife has been selected to received £1,000 after applying for funding from organic skin and haircare brand Green People to help get its Listening Project off the ground. Goodlife’s Listening Project will enable people with learning disabilities to tell their life stories and be heard, and provide an opportunity for them to get involved with the technical side … More Goodlife’s Listening Project Wins Funding Award

WorkStart has Started

GoodLife’s first group of WorkStart students started today with Jan Harris our course tutor leading the way. WorkStart is a series of workshops for unemployed people who have a learning disability or autism designed to introduce people to the idea they might be able to work, build self-confidence and motivation, increase their work choices and … More WorkStart has Started

Audio Blog – Why Gateway members find it so difficult to get work

We’ve recently been spending a lot of time on putting together a bid to the Lottery Reaching Communities Fund to extend the Gateway to Work project. This audio blog from Bill describes how the process of doing the bid has made us research, evaluate and reflect on the work we have done so far to develop a … More Audio Blog – Why Gateway members find it so difficult to get work

Audio blog from the Wild Bytes Cafe, featuring Hayley, Emma and Andy

Gateway members involved in the Gateway to Work project are getting together each month to share ideas about work, talk about their experience of the project, and help give the project some direction. Our first meeting was at the Wild Bytes cafe in Darlington Street in Wolverhampton on 17 November. This audio blog starts with … More Audio blog from the Wild Bytes Cafe, featuring Hayley, Emma and Andy