Grant swaps bedroom boredom for job he loves - Ayrshire 2015

Grant left school in September 2014 with some National 4 Qualifications. Originally his intention was to stay on at school but he dropped out. Grant then compiled a CV and handed it out to local employers, but due to his age and lack of experience he didn’t have any success.Read more

Jay turns a corner with Street League's help - Glasgow 2015

Jay signed up to Street League’s Stage 2 Programme in 2014/15 after leaving school early due to behavioural issues. With very few qualifications and naturally low on motivation and confidence, he did incredibly well to progress to Stage 3.Read more

Food Cycle joy for Cherie - London 2015

Before joining Street League, Cherie had been unemployed since the age of 18 and had never had a paid job. Cherie had minimal work experience, only working a week or two helping out with unpacking donations in a charity shop.Read more

Tech lover Kesser in dream career - Tees Valley 2015

Kesser came to Street League as he was recently married and about to start a family. He had some voluntary work experience and had been offered cash in hand work, but he wanted to find a career so he could provide financial support and be a good role model to his family.Read more

Graham cooking up a storm in new job - Ayrshire 2015

Graham joined the Street League Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire Academy as part of the April Stage 3 group. Graham was referred to Street League by the JCP Kilmarnock and had spent more than 2 years unemployed.Read more

Fatma reaps rewards of Academy programme to the Maxx - Glasgow 2015

Fatma, 19, started attending the Street League Dance Fit Social having never worked or applied for a job before, looking for some help to find a job in retail. Fatma described Street League Dance Fit as being ‘like work, but fun!’ and found the interview skills assistance really useful, particularly the mock interviews, which Barclays staff carried out.Read more

Stellar turnaround from Robbie - Clyde West 2015

Robbie, who's from one of the most deprived areas in Renfrewshire, returned to the Street League Academy in Linwood for a second chance after not completing the programme the first time round. During his first experience with us, Robbie struggled with his attendance.Read more

Dale's struggles now a thing of the past - Liverpool 2015

Dale, 21, first engaged with Street League after attending a Street Football session at Toxteth Firefit. Dale had a Level 1 qualification in food preparation and Level 1 in both English and Maths but was struggling to find work. However after speaking to Street League staff he decided to put himself forward for the Academy as he saw it as an opportunity to meet new people and improve his confidence and his fitness.Read more

Nathan's out of trouble and in work - London

Nathan lived in inner-city London and was constantly in and out of trouble. He was surrounded by friends who were generally up to no good and this had a negative impact on his life. Nathan joined Street League's East London Academy and was a star player on the programme.Read more

Daniel finds direction thanks to Street League - Clyde West

Daniel, 23, was a quiet boy who was extremely withdrawn when he joined Street League’s Academy. Having been unemployed for over nine months, and with limited work history, Daniel really lacked confidence and direction. On starting the Academy, Daniel became more confident both in group work and on the football pitch, however he still struggled to interact with others and his communication skills were poor.Read more

Nicholas enjoys being part of a team at Madame Tussauds - London 2015

At the time of joining Street League, Nicholas had been unemployed for over a year. He was struggling to obtain job interviews and couldn’t understand why as he had been applying for many jobs and really wanted to secure employment. Nicholas has a fantastic personality, bringing a lovely aura into a room and putting a smile on anyone’s face.Read more

Joy for Jason after experience with partners Hyundai - Manchester

At the time of joining Street League, Jason had been out of paid employment for around two years. As he loved football, he decided that the Academy course would be the perfect opportunity for him to improve his employability skills and re-focus on finding employment.Read more

New chapter for Coral - Edinburgh 2015

Coral left school when she was 16 and was accepted into college to study nursing. However after a couple of months, she felt that the course was not for her and that she was not ready for full-time education in a college environment.Read more

Police troubles a thing of the past for Jamie - Lanarkshire

Jamie, 21, from Lanarkshire, had been out of work for a number of years before joining Street League’s Academy. He had left school at 16 without any qualifications but having found work in a garage, was made redundant only six months into the job. Jamie fell in with the wrong crowd and was smoking cannabis on a daily basis.Read more

Dylan delighted with Jewson job - Clyde West

Seventeen year-old Dylan joined Street League not long after he was let go by Greenock Morton FC youth team. His confidence was low and he had little direction of where he wanted to go in life with his dream of becoming a professional footballer looking unlikely to happen.Read more