Hiya I'm Elena and together with Nick we set up Nickel Support. We realised there weren't enough opportunities for people with learning disabilities outside of the traditional avenues. We wanted to break down barriers by making changes to how things are done. Running Nickel Support has truly changed my life. I wake up excited to go to work. Seeing the impact we've had in all those involved with Nickel is more than we hoped for when we first started this company.
My name is Dave I came to know Nickel Support through Nick and Elena. My role is the Enterprise Manager and I work in the shop. So far, my experience has been really good, I have enjoyed every day. I have learnt that everyone is different, and that people shouldn't be labelled. This is a brand new experience for me with an insight to people not the label. For the trainees, it is an amazing place where everyone can achieve and learn new things. Nickel Support is a fantastic op
My name is Sue Davidson and my son Alex comes to Nickel Support. I came to know Nickel through a social worker, who thought he could get a sense of purpose and belonging by going there...which he has done. Alex has developed and flourished at Nickel, it's made a big difference. I don't have to worry, I know that he is more fulfilled than he has ever been. On a personal level it has improved the lives of the family as a whole, knowing that he is happy. I saw the way Alex talks