Our Abbie wins national award
Congratulations to Abbie Murphy, named ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the Direct Work Forum’s 2017 annual awards.
It’s well deserved recognition for our UCAN centre apprentice who's based at Tonge Moor and helps customers get the support they need.
The judges were impressed by how Abbie inspires others and how she has set-up and supported community action groups. Abbie has also been key to the success of the Men in sheds project, which uses woodwork projects to improve mental wellbeing and tackle social isolation among men.
The Direct Works Forum is a representative body for housing associations and registered social landlords.