life and work

Barclays gives £100,000 to my AFK

The Barclays 100×100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Fund has given £100,000 to Hornsey-based charity AFK–Working With Disability (formerly Action For Kids).

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Loneliness, lockdown and disability

Disabled people are more likely to experience loneliness than those without disabilities; how can we provide enough support during this challenging time?

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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.

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Trainee and Community Awards

Every year, disability charity – my AFK, celebrate and reward young people for their achievements. They also award the local community for their support.

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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.

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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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Working With Disability Week 2019

Highlights from our first Working With Disability Week and our Urban Residential, which took place 15-19 July 2019.

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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.

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Read our latest magazine

Check out the latest edition of the AFK magazine, bursting with news, stories and updates from our team.

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