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Somerset micro-provider gains top national award

Alex Roland, Bridgewater based micro-provider supported by Community Catalysts’ project in Somerset, has just gained the top “Making a Difference Award” at The National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards held in Birmingham on Friday 14th July 2017. The award is …

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Community business road shows in Telford and Wrekin and Warwickshire

In June Community Catalysts held a series of roadshows across Telford and Wrekin and Warwickshire to generate interest in community business with a health and social care focus. A community business is owned and run by people who live in …

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Dirt Busters

I was first introduced to Muzamil, who is 24 and has a learning disability, by Real Employment. They contacted me to see if I could help Muzamil explore his passion for cars and make the most of his desire to …

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Game on!

I was first introduced to Michael, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, by Sharron from Volunteering Kirklees who was helping him to secure some voluntary work. Michael has a PhD in Mathematics, but has found it difficult to find employment. So the …

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a lovely social activity group lead by Julie who has a mild learning disability. Julie has been supported by Mark Finch the local coordinator of the Community Catalysts’ Do Your Thing project in partnership with Kirklees Council and …

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