Developed over three years of piloting, Bright Futures is a unique, fast track into employment programme. Uniquely providing survivors of modern slavery a work placement in Co-op stores and warehouses, followed by a guaranteed non-competitive interview. Crucially, the individual is supported by City Hearts into, during and after the work placement.A pilot programme giving survivors of modern slavery a placement with Co-op Food and a guaranteed non-competitive interview for employment.
Co-op Bright Future is unique because:
- We are the first charity to secure an agreement with a company with global influence, to guarantee job opportunities for survivors of modern slavery
“The Fresh Start Report found that 76% of victims exited the NRM into unknown circumstances. The Integration Support Programme aims to catch people as they fall off the cliff edge of support after the NRM. Since the 9th January 2017, 97% of those asked if they wanted ongoing support after leaving the NRM said yes. The ISP has supported 73 individuals, seeing referrals into our post NRM service rise by 118%.”
Read the full report: ISP Interim Report J-M2017