NICKEL SUPPORT TIMELINE
Nickel Support was officially registered as a not-for-profit community interest company
First shop and workshop combination was opened
Formed a partnership with local organisations to deliver ‘Making It Work’, with the aim of offering the community
opportunities to develop skills and confidence
First person using a personal budget came on board
First partnership with college, focussing primarily on transition
Won ‘Innovation’ award in the Sutton Business Awards.
First full time member of support staff
Inaugural ‘Nickels Awards’ showcasing the trainees work over the year
New ‘Hub’ opened with dedicated workshop and training rooms. Shop becomes stand alone.
Staff team has grown to seven ‘Nickelites’
Engaging with and supporting forty adults with learning disabilities