Celebrating Success

Margaret’s Story Margaret

Margaret has recently relocated and is new to the Blackburn with Darwen area. Access Ability first met Margaret when she attended the 10 week ‘Healthy Hearts’ project held at Audley Learning Centre. Margaret at the beginning was a very timid, limited mobility, unconfident, ‘can’t do or try that’ type of person due to low self esteem. On completion of this course, knowing that Margaret was eligible we felt she would be a suitable candidate to refer to the FSF project. Read More


Peter’s Story Pete

The course provided by Access Ability have opened my eyes even more so to mental health, plus also provided me with the skills, tools and resources to my family member. I never thought such a short course would be able to do that and provide me with the confidence to put what I learnt into practice. I have since attended other course provided at my work place to support the skills learnt on this course.Read More

DaveDaniel’s Story

Access Ability has provided me with the support and guidance to develop my own self belief, increased my skills with qualifications that I thought I would never do.Read More


StephenStephen’s Story

Access Ability has helped me in anyway required to meet my needs to get back into employment, as well as allowing me to trying new opportunities that I may not of even though of trying before...”Read More

KenKen’s Story

Access Ability has helped me a heck of a lot. They have provided me with the help, support and guidance to gain temporary employment, access new training opportunities, help setting up my own online business…Read More


Access Ability’s learning and skills projects provides equal access to non-accredited and accredited training opportunities enabling individuals to develop their skills and knowledge which will allow … Read More

PeterPeter’s Story

I am so happy that I have gained employment and pursuing self employed work in something that I enjoy, is exciting and no day will be the same. Thank you. Read More

DaveDave’s Story

Dave was employed full time for 8 years at Remploy, Bolton. Following the closure of the factory he found himself made redundant and out of work… Read More

SeanSean’s Story

“Access Ability provided me with the support and guidance to gain employment in a role that I never thought I would have the confidence to do. I am a more confident and happy person…” Read More

Rebecca Rebecca’s story

“The weekly group session as well as the one to one support with training has changed my life. I now feel positive about the future and look forward to applying for jobs within a more professional role…” Read More

ElaineElaine’s Story

Elaine was employed full time for 4 years at Remploy, Bolton. Elaine worked as one of the Training & Development Consultants. Following the closure of the factory she found herself made redundant and out of work… Read More

ShaunShaun’s story

“Access Ability has provided me with the ability to believe in my own abilities, support with job applications and basic IT skills and increased my confidence significantly.” Read More

BillBill’s story

“Attending the weekly job club has given me the confidence and skills required to enable me to work towards setting up a training service. It has also enabled me to keep in contact socially with my ex colleagues.” Read More

TrevorTrevor’s story

Attending the weekly job club has been a lifeline. It has enabled me to keep in contact socially with my ex colleagues, make new friends and make big steps towards my own independence. Read More

RobinRobin’s story

Access Ability, together with the Connect Project and Job Centre Plus, have been working with ex Remploy employees to help them find employment. Here we talk to Robert about his experiences since leaving Remploy Read More