CHARITY BROCHURE FEATURES ITS VOLUNTEERS

Goole charity, The Green Team, feature a Goldcrest House service user within its promotional brochure in recognition for the hard work and time given whilst volunteering.

CHARITY BROCHURE FEATURES ITS VOLUNTEERS

CHARITY BROCHURE FEATURES ITS VOLUNTEERS

Jonathan features within the promotional brochure which outlines the vision the charity has to enrich, involve and inspire the local community by promoting the benefits of gardens, gardening and horticulture for health, wellbeing and the environment.

Cheryl Price, Volunteer Lead at The Green Team says: “Without our volunteers we wouldn’t be able to fulfill our mission of improving the quality of life for people by reducing their stress through enabling their enjoyment of their gardens, supporting their safety and independence.”

Jonathan volunteers in garden maintenance working on a range of tasks including grass cutting, cutting back hedges, and weeding boarders as part of the charity’s gardening service to older and disabled people living in and around Goole.

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.


Goldcrest House Helping to Keep the Warmth in this Winter

Service users at Goldcrest House are helping to keep the warmth in this winter by getting their knitting needles out and casting on to make woolly hats for the needy and homeless of Goole during this extra cold spell of weather.

GOLDCREST HOUSE HELPING TO KEEP THE WARMTH IN THIS WINTER

GOLDCREST HOUSE HELPING TO KEEP THE WARMTH IN THIS WINTER

Working hard during one of the many therapeutic craft sessions, service users created a box full of hand knitted hats in varying sizes and colours for Mission Trinity, a drop-in service offering free meals, comfort, help and a welcoming shoulder to those sleeping rough, the vulnerable, people living in poor conditions or those who are simply struggling to make ends meet.

Caroline Sample, Co-founder Mission Trinity says: “The donations are greatly received, as you can imagine they are making a big difference to people that use our service, especially now that the temperatures have plummeted, many thanks for thinking of us.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.


COURSE GRADUATION IS AN EMPLOYMENT SKILLS SUCCESS

Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

The course is aimed at enabling people with learning disabilities take their place in the community by studying, training and eventually working within it by teaching essential academic and social skills.Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

Celebrating a proud day Dawn successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

The personal development focused course, provided by Worklink at the Waterways Museum Sobriety Project, featured a vocational element seeing service users follow their interest in catering & hospitality, and horticulture by working in the museum café and allotments.

Ralph Parish, registered manager at Goldcrest House says: “This course has been incredibly enabling for our service users. It’s a massive achievement and we’re al very proud of the hard work and commitment they have all shown in working towards employment.”

Celebrating a proud day is Goldcrest House as four service users successfully complete a year-long City & Guilds course in Employment Skills.

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.


Star Student Learns about Business at Goldcrest

 

business at GoldcrestAn ‘A Star’ Doncaster student, with an ambition to become an accountant, is one step closer to her dream thanks to Goldcrest House.

Leah Baird who is studying level 3 Business Administration at Doncaster College approached the autism and learning difficulties care provider seeking work experience and mentoring to help her pass her course with flying colours.

Leah says: “It is my ambition to be an accountant and I sought out the work experience in the hope it would equip me with real-world knowledge and experience of working in a financial role within an office environment. Thanks to Goldcrest House I have the opportunity to be the best I can be and for that I am grateful.”

Ralph Parish, registered manager at Goldcrest House says: “It’s an absolute pleasure to be able to help someone so young and driven achieve her goal. Leah spends two days a week at Goldcrest House and provides administrative and financial assistance with roles such as the sales ledger and petty cash management.

“Hopefully this experience will get Leah onto the next step, which is enrolling on the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) accountancy course once her college course has ended next year.”

Based on Boothferry Road Goldcrest House is a centre of excellence dedicated to addressing the individual needs of adults over 18 affected by Autistic Spectrum Disorder and learning difficulties. It provides residential care, supported living, long and short term respite care, day services and outreach to meet the varied needs of those who access the service 52 weeks a year; its aim is to be the UK’s quality service of choice.