Month: November 2018

I’m Using My Voice to Make a Difference- Sarah’s Story

Sarah was never asked what she wanted. “I would just be taken from one place to the next, without anyone asking me or really explaining anything.” Sarah was in the care of Social Services and was placed up and down the country in over 200 foster placements and two children’s homes before she was 16. “I’ve never felt I belonged anywhere […]

No Wrong Door- All You Need to Know

If your organisation is a support service aimed at helping people with  complex needs; mental health, re-offending, substance misuse and homelessness, find out what the No Wrong Door (NWD) network can offer you here: All you need to know about the No Wrong Door Navigator service If you would like to stay up to date with […]

LWPM Press Release-Funding Ends in June 2019

13 November 2018 Funding stops in June 2019 for service proven to support Birmingham’s most vulnerable Statutory service providers urged to integrate Lead Worker Peer Mentor model now! Cash strapped emergency services are likely to bear the brunt of increased demand from people with multiple and complex needs if statutory services fail to learn the […]

My Past is My Best Asset- Eddie’s Story

Eddie realised he had an addiction problem when he came round from an alcohol induced blackout to discover he had hit his wife. “I was shocked,” he said. “My Dad had been a park bench drinker and I didn’t want to accept I was anything like him.” A letter from Eddie’s daughter changed everything. “She wrote saying she needed me […]

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