Portland Pathways - Waterfield House Grand Opening

Tuesday, 30th October 2018

Portland Pathways - Waterfield House Grand Opening

Portland College is delighted to announce that the new Portland Pathways Hub on Outram Street in Ashfield opened its doors for business yesterday after a hugely successful opening launch on Friday.

Special guest, MP Gloria De Piero made the opening official by cutting the ribbon outside Waterfield House. Guests gathered outside to mark the occasion, then continued celebrations inside where Gloria showed her support for the pathways programme with a short speech.

After time for networking, canapes and drinks, Principal Mark Dale gave a presentation on the journey so far for Portland Pathways and highlighted new goals for the future.

Now the first stages of Waterfield House are complete the work will continue upstairs with the aim to create a community hub to provide even more services to local people.

The Pathways team will be available from the new offices at Waterfield House to provide free guidance and training to both individuals and businesses aiming to improve employability in the area. As well as providing office space, the second hub will provide training space for Recovery College courses and rooms for one to one sessions and meetings.

The team look forward to working with local people, offering support to help improve mental health and wellbeing, along with local businesses to help them become disability confident.

Thank you from the team to everyone involved.

For more information email pathways@portland.ac.uk, or call 01623 499193.