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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

SHARON MAKES HER MARK – IN JUST 3 MONTHS

Posted on Tuesday 04 June 2019

To mark Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June), here’s the second in our series of stories highlighting the valuable work done by our volunteers. Today, the spotlight falls on Sharon, who volunteers with our Lakeland Service in Fermanagh.

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SHARON MAKES HER MARK – IN JUST 3 MONTHS

Volunteer’s Week – Anthony and Kurtis

Posted on Monday 03 June 2019

CARING PAIR HELP OUT IN LISBURN

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Volunteer’s Week – Anthony and Kurtis

ROSIE’S BRUSH WITH SUCCESS AS ART GOES ON SHOW

Posted on Tuesday 28 May 2019

Rosie, who is supported by our East Coast Supported Living Service, is a perfect example of our belief in the art of the possible.

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ROSIE’S BRUSH WITH SUCCESS AS ART GOES ON SHOW

CHARITY DEMANDS END TO PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITY AND AUTISM LIVING IN HOSPITALS

Posted on Thursday 23 May 2019

Positive Futures has called for immediate action to end to the practice of keeping people with an intellectual disability or autism in secure hospitals, often many miles from home.

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CHARITY DEMANDS END TO PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITY AND AUTISM LIVING IN HOSPITALS

High Marks For Our Services

Posted on Tuesday 07 May 2019

Our Annual Consultation Exercise (ACE) has found once again a high level of satisfaction with the support provided by Positive Futures.

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High Marks For Our Services