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Housing Excellence Awards Best Tenants Employment/Training Programme

Friday, May 26, 2017

Housing Excellence Award Winner 2017 

Arhag's RISE into Employment Programme developed in partnership with social enterprise Olmec has been awarded the Best Tenant Employment/Training Programme by the prestigious Housing Excellence Awards 2017. For our excellent approach to supporting people and working to reach wider communities. 

RISE was developed out of a need to support our residents and the wider Migrant and Refugee community to achieve their potential. RISE is a unique ten week programme offering friendly advice and support in preparing for, searching and applying for work, the programme offers many other services including business and social enterprise start up advice and takes a holistic approach to supporting people; the founding philosophy of the programme being 'People not numbers'. 

RISE gives participants the opportunity to develop their skills, confidence and achieve their potential, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification in employability accreddited by the NCFE.

If you would like to find out more about RISE contact our Community Programme Lead Sainga Tony on 02074247370 or STony@arhag.co.uk or to get involved apply online.

for the complete list of awards and shortlisting please visit the Housing Excellence Website.