2014

Gail – I am very grateful to the Lighthouse

I have been helped with my CV, cover letter and various job applications which I would otherwise have had trouble with doing on my own. For this and for use of the computers and facilities at the Lighthouse Project I am very grateful. This is a fantastic charity, Middleton is very fortunate to have the […]

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Rob – Thanks for the help

Thank you so much to everyone for the help that you gave me at the Lighthouse Project just when I needed it, and for the use of the facilities to help me keep looking for work. I’ve now found a job and want to thank you for your support. Rob A – Oct 2014

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Wednesday with Friends – social group

Come along to our new social group called – Wednesday with friends The group is based in the Lighthouse Project and meets on a Wednesday afternoon starting from 1pm. It is open to new visitors and is intended to be an informal time of socialising, conversation and activities with refreshments. The idea behind Wednesday with

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Poetry Group – Monday 20th October

POETRY GROUP at the Lighthouse The poetry group is open to anyone to attend no matter whether you are interested in reading, writing or just listening to poetry. It is held in an informal setting and everyone is encouraged. No previous experience is necessary. All you have to do is come along and attend. Come

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Chloe – Lighthouse made me feel very confortable

While being at the Lighthouse Project I have felt very comfortable. The staff are very encouraging and supportive. I have been helped by various different people on numerous times, and they haven’t once moaned. The job they do is good. Well done. Chloe J – Sept 2014

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Anon – very welcoming

The Lighthouse Project is very welcoming, with friendly faces who help you in any way that they can. There is no other place like it in the near area of Middleton. Volunteers and workers alike should be very proud of what they do inspiring and helping people through everyday life. Visitor – Sept 2014

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Council Benefits drop-in advice sessions

Council benefits drop-in advice – every 2 weeks Do you need any help or advice about your council benefits, or have you wondered if you might be entitled to certain ones? We have drop-in advice sessions on a Wednesday every fortnight between 12:30pm – 1:30pm. The sessions are provided by Rochdale MBC staff who can

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Garry – utmost admiration for the staff

I have used the Lighthouse Project on several occasions, both for computing and to get information. I have also used the foodbank that is based there. I have the utmost admiration and respect for all the staff. GD – Sept 2014

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Patricia – Lighthouse a brilliant place to be

I have found the staff and volunteers at the Lighthouse Project to be very supportive when I have needed them. I live in Blackley and came by chance one day when I was walking past. I had advice about emails and job searches and I found the Lighthouse Project a brilliant place to be. Patricia

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Ann – pleasant and welcoming

When I first went to the Lighthouse Project I was very unsure of what I wanted to do, I had worked in my previous job for many years and felt a bit adrift about how to go about searching for a new direction. I found the volunteers and staff very helpful and the atmosphere always

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Maggie – I’ve found a job

I would like to thank the Lighthouse Project for all the help I have received. I now have a job, it took me 3 months on Job seekers, I didn’t know how to use computers and was very frightened of them. I am now quite able to find my way around a computer and have

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Susie – Extremely helpful and supportive

Whilst I was here to deliver a specific course for a local employer I found all the staff and volunteers extremely helpful & supportive. The facilities and service available were very useful for my delegates as it gave them access to ICT & printing as well as refreshments; these delegates are on benefits so the

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Billy – Lighthouse is a God send

The Lighthouse Project has been a God send for me. I never used a computer until I came here. Thanks to all the staff and volunteers for their help through the last 9 months. Now I can start my new job on Monday – You all do a great job. Cheers. Billy R – July

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Why don’t you..? back to work essentials

Why don’t  you…? is our 12-session employability and motivation course, aimed at helping you to improve yourself, your employment and computer skills, build confidence and motivation, develop your skills and help you to learn how to use the internet for job searches and making online applications. In a recent survey 90% of employers rated Email, word processing and

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Mason – great support at the Lighthouse

I receive great support from all the staff and volunteers at the Lighthouse Project. I have learn’t not to worry when in a struggle, and just to ask for help and you will no longer be in a struggle. Mason A – July 2014

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