We've Been Growing for 35 Years...
CASE has provided help and support to many 100s of individuals over 35 years and currently supports 130 trainees and their families.
23 September, 1985
CASE opened at the Methodist Church Hall, Waltham Street, Hull Methodist Church Hall in Waltham Street, behind BHS in Hull City Centre, became our first premises which was free of charge. On the 23 September 1985, six trainees were waiting at the doors ready to become more independent and eventually find employment.
Case moved to the Blundell’s department store building close to Freetown Way.
Hull College contract started delivering accredited training.
CASE became a member of the British Quality Foundation
CASE opens a separate provision for 16 – 18 year olds called Lifelink, improving transition from child to adult services and support young people to make decisions on their future.
Tommy Steele visits CASE
1 Week holiday to Benidorm funded by lots of hard work fundraising for a year. It was a day no one will forget, departing on September the 11th 2001 on the last flight to leave the UK.
Schooll Linkage – ESF A Project to enable children to access Lifelink through transitions plans and work experience
Hull Daily Mail Charity of the year
In 2003 we became the Hull Daily Mail’s Charity of the year, this propelled us into the spotlight and the newspaper ran weekly stories about CASE.
Skill Build – Department of Work & Pensions contract employability programme with internal work experience at CASE with Administration, Woodwork Manufacturing, glass craft, catering & retail.
CASE North charity shop opens on Greenwood Avenue, Orchard Park
Business Support Group Formed, The legacy of the Hull Daily Mails Charity of the year, the first community partnership of its kind in Hull was formed. The much valued support of the Case Business Support Group and its members played a huge part in achieving our successes of recent years, equally their on-going support and help is so very important to us and our future plans.
CASE opens charity shop on Hessle Road
ESF projects, building on abilities, preparing for manufacturing
Alan Johnson cuts the cake at the 21st birthday party
Official opening of HIP (Help and Information in Partnership)
HIP was set up for people with a learning disability and their families to access help, information and support services available to them.
Reading Service – CASE provided a support worker to read any official document received and either help trainees complete a response or refer them on to an appropriate agency. This service still continues today for CASE Trainees.
Lifelink amalgamated back into CASE
25th Anniversary party, cake cut by Adam Pearson, Chairman Hull City AFC
Ready2work – Learning Skills Council project to overcome barriers to employment through improving progression opportunities especially from a training environment to work experience and on into employment.
£1.4m refurbishment of building begins
Local Work Guarantee – CASE provided paid work placements for unemployed local people seeking to gain skills and experience working for voluntary and community groups. This was very successful with 25 unemployed people helped, many in to long term employment – some with CASE!
CASE moves into refurbished premises
CASE celebrates 30 years of supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities across Hull and East Riding.
CASE celebrated 30 years: Highlights of the year included the first ever pop up restaurant and the 30th anniversary Gala Dinner held at Willerby Manor with entertainment from Comedian Lucy Beaumont and music from Cover story.
Highly commended in national Third Sector Business Charity Consortium awards for CASE’s Business Support Group
CASE awarded Disability confident Employer status helping us to challenge attitudes towards disability, helping to remove barriers to work and helping to ensure that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations
City of Culture comes to CASE: Trainees from CASE were involved in many City of Culture projects such as Hijinx Theatre’s Meet Fred Workshop allowing participate the opportunity to learn puppetry skills
CASE wins inaugural Pop up/street food of the year award in the Hull Daily Mail Food and Drink awards for its yearly pop up restaurant.
The first Parent and Carer event (PACE) takes place. The first event was to give parents and carers an insight into how trainees at CASE learn and provide an update on our plans for the future.
CASE is awarded Cyber Essentials certification. Cyber Essentials helps to guard against the most common cyber threats and demonstrate our commitment to cyber security
CASE celebrated 35 years of improving the lives of local people with learning disabilities
Check back here soon for the anniversary events coming up in 2020.
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