By Member, Jan 19 2018 07:41PM
I was unemployed, and came in for food voucher at the One Community. They asked if I needed support with getting a job as I had been out of work for over 3 years. They helped me to update my CV, and during the workclub, they helped me with setting up an email address and to apply for a local job with AMAZON online application process. I had to come back to let them know that I got a call from AMAZON to go for an assessment and I now work there full-time. I could not have achieved these results in such a short space of time without support with One Community. G Bing
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By Member, Jan 19 2018 07:30PM
Volunteering at One Community have Empowered me with the knowledge. Skills and confidence to deal with my own problems and to help others our beneficiaries challenging situations. Alice Elliot
By Member, Jan 19 2018 07:26PM
I have a very busy life, in full time employment and a mother. I went to One Community as I have been stressed about how to fill out the application form for my son's school. It is a huge relief from what I have been struggling with, filling out the application form. I would like to say a very 'big' thank you to all that work and volunteer at One Community. Abi Camache
By Member, Jan 19 2018 07:24PM
I was passing by and had a problem which I thought One Community may be able to help relating to my benefit status and mental health. Just one more demoralising shock that was allowing my suicidal feelings to surface. Arranging contacts with relevant support services in Thurrock was proving to be very challenging. At the One Community, they assisted me with the phonecalls to the GP, mental health support services, and also arranged a food voucher for me. I received a Sympathetic and relevant assistance at a moment of crisis in my current mental health situation. C Gray
By Member, Jan 19 2018 06:48PM
The Sun Shined bright on the day, the Train Driver & Guards did an impressive job, as did the C2C Representative, we had the Thurrock Mayor blessing the on-time Journey & everything possible went smoothly, what wonderful organization One Community Development Trust with Staff & Volunteers are for 250 Tilbury resident's, Thank You everyone involved x
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This is my testimonial explaining my situation and my heartfelt appreciation to Bernice Barning my first point of contact at One Community drop-in centre. A couple of weeks ago, I found myself in a scary place. Universal Credit was refusing to pay me any monies at all because I couldn't provide a tenancy or written letter.
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