Romeo moved to London in 1999 with his mother. He studied accounting and finance at the University of West London. Before engaging with us he was a 23-year-old, with a degree in finance, struggling to find employment.Read More
As part of increasing our social value in the community we have teamed up with local sports clubs and day centres to deliver inclusive sport and recreational activities to individuals that need it most. With the ultimate aim being, individuals become a more confident active citizen engaging in their local community.Read More
Jamal, 19, from South London found it extremely difficult leaving full-time education. Like many of his age, he has a huge passion for football and wanted to explore the industry further. Having completed short courses with both The Prince’s Trust and QPR in the Community where he successfully completed his FA Level 1 in Football Coaching, Jamal was about to be faced with an experience based opportunity at Vi-Ability that helped get him back on track.Read More
From the UK's toughest prison, resilient Ben has now successfully completed a Vi-Ability programme in partnership with Fulham Foundation. Ben is now working at a large chain restaurant where he is working towards becoming a Chef.Read More
Jake (17) was diagnosed with ADHD only a year ago. Jake says: “I really didn’t enjoy school from a young age, I struggled a lot in class and found it too much. I found concentrating really hard and often got distracted by other things, which led to me being thrown out of class and I wasn’t motivated to learn at all’’.
Joe found himself at a crossroad after leaving Denbigh High School. He had not been accepted into university and his future was cast into doubt.
With no plans outside of going to university, Joe was approached by Debra Barker the North Wales Regional Manager for Hockey Wales. He was offered a sixth month contract working with Hockey Wales in conjunction with partner Vi-Ability.Read More
This project used sport as a way to help end the difficulty and discrimination that young people with mental health problems residing within the most disadvantaged areas of Conwy face in their daily lives.Read More
Gareth Evans is 17, has learning difficulties and had no prior recognised qualifications. He was referred to Vi-Ability through a Pathway social worker – Brian Bibby from Conwy County Borough Council.Read More
It was a Conwy United board decision in September 2011 to engage the services of Vi-Ability to execute the club's Football in the Community programmes.
“The benefits to the football club and the community have been immense . Vi-Ability helped us to provide sustainable funding initiatives and raisie the profile and image of the club on a local and national level” - Geoff Cartwright, Chairman, Conwy Borough FCRead More
Scott was told about Vi-Ability through his old head teacher at Eirias High, and shortly after met with Managing Director Kelly Davies at Colwyn Bay Football Club – who convinced him to sign up to the programme.
“The course sounded great! It was really different and I hadn’t been offered anything like it before”Read More