Thalia is 22 years old and lives in supported housing. She was referred to the work experience project to help build her skills and give her an activity on the day she doesn’t attend Hammersmith College.
One of her hobbies includes horse riding and Thalia was really interested in pursuing this.
A placement was arranged at Wormwood Scrubs Pony Centrewhere she is responsible for stable yard duties, sweeping, tidying and filling hay bales.
The centre is an inner city community riding school for children and young people many of whom have a learning or physical disability.
Thalia has a real sense of achievement that she is contributing to keeping the stables tidy and helps feed the horses.
Pure provides employment support in Kensington and Chelsea contracted by Royal Borough Council