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The Benefits of Supported Employment to Employees

Posted 18/04/2024

Thera East Anglia is paving the way across Thera for getting people with a learning disability into supported employment. Supported employment can help you to become part of the community, gain confidence and skills, and live a more equal life.

My Advocacy Journey by Ian Harper

Posted 10/11/2023

For Advocacy Awareness week, Ian Harper, Service Quality Director for Aspire Living, explains how advocacy has played a role in his success.

Advocacy Awareness Week – What is Advocacy?

Posted 06/11/2023

Advocacy Awareness Week shines a light on the incredible effects that advocacy can have on peoples lives. We have spoke with several members of Thera’s team to discuss the important role advocacy has played in their lives and to ask the question – What is Advocacy?

Hosting Success: Omar’s Story

Posted 29/06/2023

In this blog, we share an update from Omar, supported by Unity Work’s Work Train Greenwich Supported Employment Programme, who works in Greenwich.

From Quality Checker to People’s Parliament: Sam’s Story

Posted 29/06/2023

Sam is supported by Unity Works, Work Train Greenwich and has paid work as a Quality Checker with Advocacy in Greenwich as well as People's Parliament MP for Royal Borough of Greenwich. In this guest blog post, Sam gives an insight into his current jobs.