Guernsey autism centre is building boss's proudest job – BBC News

Guernsey autism centre is building boss’s proudest job

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Steve Williams has been CEO of the Guernsey Housing Association for 17 years

The outgoing CEO of Guernsey’s biggest housebuilder says one of his proudest achievements was building new accommodation for people with autism.

Steve Williams is set to leave the Guernsey Housing Association (GHA) at the end of the month after 17 years in the post.

The new accommodation at Le Vieux Jardin was finished in 2019.

It has allowed people with autism who were housed in the UK, to live in Guernsey.

The project was a partnership between the GHA, the States of Guernsey’s Committee for Health and Social Care (HSC) and the Committee for Employment and Social Security (ESS).

Mr Williams said he was also pleased to have completed new supported living accommodation in the Vale and St Martins.

The new housing for people with autism was specifically designed to make life easier or less stressful for those with autism.

It included externally accessible utilities to prevent disturbance of tenants alongside [...]

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