Worthing training provider receives quality mark

A TRAINING provider has been awarded with a prestigious quality mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in and leaving care.

Asphaleia, based in Liverpool Terrace, Worthing, received the Buttle UK Quality Mark after demonstrating a ‘robust strategy’ to ensure students from a care background could access a package of financial, pastoral and educational support.

Katerina Rodger, Asphaleia operations development manager, said: “We are thrilled to be awarded the Buttle Quality Mark. Asphaleia is really passionate about supporting young people from a care background in life and learning and into employment.”

Susan Mueller, Buttle UK Quality Mark manager, said the organisation was delighted to extend the award to Asphaleia.

To find out more about the Buttle UK – the largest grant-giving organisation in the country, directly supporting children and families living in poverty – visit www.buttleuk.org