Julia’s Story

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Julia has been with New Horizons for sometime now. Julia started out her time with us, joined by a personal support worker. Her hope was to gain work experience and social skills. Julia’s personal support worker was only with her for the first month. In short order, Julia became confident and capable of doing her job by herself, and she even started to socialize with customers and other volunteers. This was a significant breakthrough for her, but also us since this is what we strive to achieve with our volunteers, reaching their goals. Julia just had her first job interview, and she emailed us to mention that she feels good about it and is confident about the interview. Empowering people to gain employment is just one of the great outcomes here at New Horizons.