WESC staff and University of Plymouth students and staff celebrating the opening of the new School of Nursing facility

University of Plymouth official launch at WESC

29 January 2018

The first cohort to study at a new nurse training facility has gathered to celebrate its achievements with two of the profession’s senior local figures, and other key representatives from the local NHS Trusts in East Devon and Somerset. P...

WESC is delighted to welcome new CEO Jane Bell

WESC welcomes new CEO Jane Bell

3 January 2018

WESC Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jane Bell.   Jane Bell joins WESC Foundation from the charity Shared Lives South West where she has been Chief Executive for 14 years. Alongside...

L-R: Melissa Cantrill, Volunteer at Cowick Street shop, Becky Foster-Rooke, Enabler at WESC, Nina, WESC student, Maria Dowswell, Shop Assistant, Helen , Shop Manager and Maureen Biss, Deputy CEO at WESC Foundation

St Thomas Charity Shop celebrates one year anniversary!

12 December 2017

WESC Foundation’s newest Social Enterprise Charity Shop in St Thomas, is celebrating its first anniversary this month and to mark the occasion they are celebrating in style at their Cowick Street shop with volunteers, customers and WESC s...

Megan showcasing her independence skills by making a drink

Megan’s key to success is a smooth transition!

1 December 2017

From the first day at College WESC Foundation works with young people with visual impairment and their families to start putting together a plan for life after college. Whether the young person chooses to forge better links with their commu...


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Our residential trip to London was an amazing experience. We were there for three nights and four days. It was my first time travelling on a train which was very exciting. It was great to socialise with my friends in a big city.

Katie, WESC learner