Every Step of the Way

Mandy’s Story- Supporting Systems Change

“I love being part of Birmingham Changing Futures Together’s Every Step of the Way programme and being an Involvement Champion. I go out and talk with rough sleepers and run surgeries in hostels. My goal is to break down the barriers and support the residents to engage with the services they need.” Read Mandy’s powerful story of her struggle with drugs […]

Co-production – working together every time

Co-production has become somewhat of a corporate buzzword of late, skating dangerously close to tokenistic territory. But when applied properly, for the right reasons, co-production is the best way to provide effective support services for the most vulnerable people in our local communities. Across the country, along with 11 other Big Lottery-funded Fulfilling Lives Programmes we […]

Every Step of the Way has given me direction.

Every Step of the Way has given me direction. This is Eddie’s story.  Eddie’s Mum was an alcoholic, his father was absent, he suffered sexual abuse and was bullied. As an adult he was addicted to drugs and alcohol, homeless and in and out of prison.  But today, thanks to a network of support, which includes his Church, […]

From drug and alcohol addiction funded by criminal behaviour, to a proud dad picking his kids up from school.

From drug and alcohol addiction funded by criminal behaviour, to a proud dad picking his kids up from school. This is James’ story.  “For the first time in my life I feel proud of myself. I have learnt to respect and love myself and can think before I act. I never used to be able […]

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