Life & work news from my AFK

Partnerships making a difference

Delvon joined my AFK from Haringey Sixth Form in September 2019 as part of the Haringey Employment Support Programme, which supports disabled Haringey residents aged 18-25 into paid employment.

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Kerone’s smiling big at Cosprop

Kerone came to my AFK with the hopes of finding an employer who was willing to remove the barriers he faced to employment. He secured a job at Cosprop.

Staff Stories: Louise Blay – Job Coach

Staff at my AFK share their stories of what they do working here. This one comes from Louise who is part of our Life and Work team.

two people are stood, smiling and holding up signs that explain their work experience. One says "What's your dream job" the other says "Working with Cars"

Work Experience: Student Voice

People accessing my AFK Work Experience are given the opportunity to explore their own learning through goal-directed activities that engage and challenge.

Bridging the Disability Employment Gap

The City Bridge Trust’s “Bridge to Work” programme aims to narrow the employment gap for young disabled people in London.

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Celebrating Learning Disability Week 2019

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, we’re sharing some of our favourite success stories from our Life and Work Programme at my AFK.

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Bloomfield Trust awards my AFK grant to support disabled Londoners into work

The Bloomfield Trust has awarded my AFK a grant of £50,000 to support London’s unemployed disabled young people into work.

Balloons with my AFK logo on them; text reads "Community & Trainee Awards 2018"

Community & Trainee Awards 2018

On Friday 5th October my AFK brought together key partners, Ambassadors, volunteers and trainees for the Community & Trainee Awards Ceremony.

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Celebrating Learning Disability Week 2018: Part 2

It’s Learning Disability Week this week, so we’re sharing some of our favourite success stories from our life and work programme at my AFK.

Collage of young people with learning disabilities at work

Celebrating Learning Disability Week 2018: Part 1

It’s Learning Disability Week this week, so we’re sharing some of our favourite success stories from our Life and Work Programme at my AFK.

Young woman with Down syndrome sitting at a conference table with others

Shaping Futures with Schroders

Did you know – disabled people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as their non-disabled peers?

Disabled boy cutting fruit for snacks

Healthy Eating Week

January 15-19 was Healthy Eating Week here at my AFK!

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AFK awards

To celebrate our trainees’ successes in life and work, we held our first ever awards ceremony with VIP guests Dr Popsy and Eastenders actress Lisa Hammond.

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