Hi sorry for the vague title but really weren’t sure as to what to call it lol.
Right I’m aged 26, with an 11 yr old and 7 yr old boys, single parent, I suffer with an illness which is impossible to cure so I’m on meds for life, three and a half years ago my partner at the time attacked me brutally leaving my face unrecognisable (I just want to say this was the first and last time he ever got his hands on me as I left him straight away and also I id report him!), after this attack I suffered with ptsd and social anxiety, this had a detrimental effect on my disease and my symptoms left me unable to work or even make it to interviews due to me having panic attacks enroute to interviews or during which would then lead to seizures (due to med condition), I continued to try and work as I didn’t want to go onto job seekers and was desperate for a career, I tried getting help from gp to sort ptsd and social anxiety out but due to funding I was unable to get any. I still suffer with both but I have managed to control my panic attacks so I get slight symptoms of my disease rather than the seizures and I have now been seizure free for 2 years, I have obtained a provisional drivers license, problem is even though I apply for atleast 50/60 jobs a week (that I am more than qualified for) when I do eventually get an interview I don’t seem to make it to the second interview stage, this being due to the fact that I don’t have any working experience and I can understand this from an employers point of view.
However due to me having my eldest at the age of 14 I went to a complimentary education school, they have recently told me they would be more than happy for me to be apart of their schools. Heres the catch I need a full drivers licence and car so now I feel I’m inbetween a rock and a hard place where I have a job being left open for me but without driving I cant have that job as id need to get to different centers as and when they’d need me, but without working I cant afford driving lessons!
so heres my question does anyone know of any possible grants that could help me get my full drivers licence or any organisations that could possibly help me? I’m desperate to work I hate not working, and this is a job that isn’t through an agency and will provide stability for myself and kids.