A Positive Start is a Community Interest Company founded on a People First Philosophy. Based in the Scottish Border town of Hawick, providing Person-Centred Training and Development for people who require new skills & would benefit from & value extra support before seeking mainstream employment opportunities.
A Positive Start CIC also provides an abuse prevention workshop known as
STAND© for the benefit of parents & caregivers, aiming to raise public awareness, promote social responsibility and safeguard children.
We sustain our project through the resale of donated household goods, sold online in our Community Shop.
We offer low cost community services and support candidates in the development and delivery of projects that benefit the community with a long term view of creating local jobs for local people