Success Stories


Nicola worked with her Communities For Work mentor throughout the pandemic to realise her dream of becoming her own boss. She will never look back.  


Blaenau Gwent Communities For Work has supported people just like you to find employment that’s right for them, and even start their own business in the middle of a pandemic just like Amy did.  


Iris has nothing but thanks for the programme, her mentor and how it has changed her life for the better. Remember it’s never too late to start over.  

Family at a Beach


Jason and his partner get support from one mentor who understands the family structure making it easier as a family managing child care.

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With support of Communities for work Zoe follows her passion and sets up her own beauty business. Now she works at a job she loves and picks her hours to fit around her children. 

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Plane on Runway


Jonathon had a real interest in the army reserves, with the support of the communities for work mentor Jonathan took on a role as security guard and stood 150 meters away from the American President landing in Airforce One.

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Shauna starts off in one job but as her confidence in her learning abilities grows she trains in the job of her dreams as a nursery nurse.

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