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PROJECT AIMS TO TRANSFORM HOW JUSTICE SYSTEM DEALS WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND LEARNING DISABILITY

Posted on Tuesday 28 January 2020

Our pioneering project to support people with a learning disability who have suffered sexual violence has produced a new guide to help them navigate the criminal justice system.

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PROJECT AIMS TO TRANSFORM HOW JUSTICE SYSTEM DEALS WITH SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND LEARNING DISABILITY

Amazing couple win national award

Posted on Monday 27 January 2020

A couple who open their home to others as part of our Families Matter Shared Lives Service have been recognised in a UK–wide awards scheme.

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Amazing couple win national award

Our promise to our staff

Posted on Wednesday 20 November 2019

When you work with us at Positive Futures, we like to think your’re part of the family.

As a member of our family, we make a promise to you.

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A career with promise


RQIA Inspections 2019–20

Posted on Wednesday 25 September 2019

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) is the independent body responsible for monitoring and inspecting the quality of health and social care services in Northern Ireland and encouraging improvements in the quality of these services. Please find below inspection reports for Positive Futures for 2019–20.

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Windemere SLS 06062019
Sperrin SLS & PHSS 24092019
Wheatfield SBS 20112019
Mid Ulster SLS 210120
Lakeland SLS 140220
East Coast SLS 02032020
Families Matter Shared Lives Service 020320
Crescent SLS 19062019
Ard Peninsula SLS 05032020
Wheatfield SBS 20102020


Julie Dickenson, Positive Futures Service Manager, talks about her role

Posted on Wednesday 04 September 2019


MOIRA MAKES IT A DREAM JOB

Posted on Monday 29 July 2019

Meet Moira – a volunteer with our Positive Achievers Group in Newry who spends her spare time helping people make their dreams come true.

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MOIRA MAKES IT A DREAM JOB

EVERYONE’S A WINNER WITH SHARED LIVES

Posted on Friday 28 June 2019

To mark Shared Lives Week, our Families Matter Shared Lives Service had a Fun Day for everyone involved.

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EVERYONE’S A WINNER WITH SHARED LIVES

VALERIE MAKES A SPLASH WITH OUR BANGOR FAMILIES SERVICE

Posted on Friday 07 June 2019

Meet Valerie Mighten, who has been a volunteer with our Bangor Families Service for six years.
Valerie, who has a keen interest in swimming, came to us after a chance conversation about the subject with a previous family worker. Now, she swims with the children every week and helps out at our holiday schemes.

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VALERIE MAKES A SPLASH WITH OUR BANGOR FAMILIES SERVICE

JUNE’S SUNNY NATURE IS A BOOST FOR EVERYONE

Posted on Thursday 06 June 2019

In the latest of our series marking Volunteers’ Week (1–7 June) we focus on June Kerry, who works with our Bangor Families Service.

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JUNE’S SUNNY NATURE IS A BOOST FOR EVERYONE

HANNAH HELPS UNLOCK CHILDREN’S POTENTIAL

Posted on Wednesday 05 June 2019

The latest story in our series to mark Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June) focuses on Hannah, who volunteers with our Brighter Futures Project in Fermanagh. Brighter Futures is a unique, Big Lottery–funded project supporting families with children aged 0 – 12 who have a disability.

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HANNAH HELPS UNLOCK CHILDREN’S POTENTIAL