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Volunteer Survey – December 2013

Posted on Tuesday 01 April 2014

Positive Futures places a very high value on its volunteers and the contribution they make to supporting people with a learning disability. Volunteers bring fresh energy and vitality, a wide range of skills, rich life experience and expertise to our Organisation. The survey aims to gain a greater understanding of volunteer’s perceptions across a range of topics.

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Volunteer Survey December 2013


Adult Placement Survey 2013

Posted on Tuesday 01 April 2014

This survey was carried out during October 2013 and January 2014 and focused on understanding the perceptions of Adult Placement Providers within our Families Matter Adult Placement Service.

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Adult Placement Survey 2013


Positive Mothers

Posted on Friday 28 March 2014

Mums will be at the heart of the family this Sunday just as volunteers are at the heart of the support offered by Positive Futures every day. This Mother’s Day we honour all those mothers who bring their love and dedication to our services.

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Positive Mothers

Leaflets

Posted on Friday 28 March 2014

We have developed a range of leaflets which tell you all about our services and some of the different ways you can support us.

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Volunteering Leaflet
Fundraising Leaflet
Supported Living and Peripatetic Housing Support Services Leaflet
Family Support Services Leaflet
Adult Placement Leaflet
Personal Funders Leaflet
Self Directed Support
Student Job Opportunities
Self Directed Support Leaflet
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Day 227 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Posted on Thursday 20 March 2014

Work is progressing well. The delays caused by bad weather mean that the planned completion date has been postponed until early June 2014, however, the contractor hopes to make up some time as we progress.

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Day 227 of the project build at Wheatfield Gardens

Helping people to have the life they want

Posted on Saturday 08 March 2014


Girl denied an education in plea for understanding

Posted on Tuesday 04 March 2014

Kirstie Greer (16) & our Chief Executive, Agnes Lunny speak on BBC Radio Ulster about Kirstie’s difficulties in the education system.

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Kirstie Greer and Agnes Lunny on Radio Ulster 28.02.14


Girl denied an education in plea for understanding

Posted on Friday 28 February 2014

A Bangor mum whose teenage daughter has not attended school for two years has accused the education system of failing her family.

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Girl denied an education in plea for understanding

£80,000 boost for ground–breaking project

Posted on Friday 21 February 2014

Our Better Together project recently received a major boost from the St James’s Place Foundation – a grant–making charity which aims to make a major difference to the lives of children and young people.

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£80,000 boost for ground–breaking project

Positive Futures for Children and Young People! Inclusion Manual

Posted on Thursday 20 February 2014

A practical manual to promote the inclusion of children and young people with a learning disability in community settings.

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Inclusion Manual