Benefits to Commissioning Body

  • Real Life programmes teach personal financial responsibility. Recipients in receipt of Universal Credit are far more likely to pay their rent, and other outgoings on time and in full.
  • Reduced worklessness and improved education levels.
  • Positive, healthier, happier communities.
  • Decrease in drug/alcohol abuse, domestic violence and anti-social behavior.
  • Creation of a ‘can do’ culture within the community.

Benefits to Clients

  • Inspired to believe ‘better’ is achievable, leading to identifying, setting and achieving goals.
  • Improved self-confidence/ self-esteem, personal development and acquisition of invaluable life skills and coping strategies.
  • Overcoming the (often long-term) issues such as drug/alcohol abuse, family and relationship problems, phobias, anxieties and antisocial behaviors that are holding them back.
  • Improved education levels.
  • Greater employability options.
  • Becoming positive role models for peers, and future generations.

Results Speak for themselves
Analysing a cross-section of some 250 of our Clients, we achieved these outcomes:

  • 38% were in paid employment (some via further education).
  • 6% were self employed.
  • 12% engaged in volunteer work
  • 15% went back to education.
  • 20% sought additional specialist support.
  • 9% saw an end to, or greatly reduced levels of anti social behaviour.