Hebrides Alpha Trading
The Old Casting Shed
Isle of Lewis
T: 01851 705054
M: 0777 071 4987
‘I am writing this short note to say that I am very pleased that I got involved with Hebrides Alpha – it gave me a new perspective on how I want to live my life and I am very pleased to be in full-time work and also studying for a distance learning course in mechanical engineering’
Hebrides Alpha provides therapeutic employment to individuals with an addiction to alcohol and other drugs, and who are serious about addressing these issues.
Our service users assist us in delivering a wide range of services in the local community as can be seen by exploring the tabs on the left.
As well as participating in the therapeutic employment for 2 days each week, our service users participate in a range of employment related certificated training courses including Manual Handling, Health & Safety Awareness, First Aid, Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS card, which enables them to work on a building site), Cherry Picker and Forklift.
They learn new skills, work as part of a team, have a structure to their week, increase in confidence and self-esteem, they become more employable and they are able to get an honest, up-to-date employment reference from ourselves.