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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

THEY LIT UP THE STAGE LIKE GREASED LIGHTNING!

Posted on Tuesday 05 February 2019

Teresa, Claire and Rachel from our Mid Ulster Supported Living Service positively shone on stage when they starred as The Pink Ladies in Grease at the Bardic Theatre in Donaghmore.

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THEY LIT UP THE STAGE LIKE GREASED LIGHTNING!

JACKIE PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN PIONEERING JUSTICE PROJECT

Posted on Monday 28 January 2019

Positive Futures is the lead partner in a project aimed at developing the right support within the justice system for victims of sexual violence who have a learning disability. But how do we ensure that the people in question have their voices heard and listened to?

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JACKIE PLAYS A KEY ROLE IN PIONEERING JUSTICE PROJECT