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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, […]
Would you or someone you know like to work for Birmingham Changing Futures Together?   We currently have three vacancies within our team. For further information or to request an application pack for any of the roles please contact the recruitment team on 0121 678 8899 or recruitment@bvsc.org   Programme Director (Birmingham Changing Futures Together) […]
The May 2018 newsletter is available to download here. Stories include Karen Edwards’ (Network Quality Improvement Officer in Mental Health for the West Midlands Clinical Networks and Clinical Senate, in NHS England) #walkthefrontline write up highlighting that “real relationships are the foundation to engagement.” The newsletter also includes James’ story demonstrating how his life has been transformed […]
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“I was struck by the client saying the structure of life in prison was preferable to the chaos of being on the outside, addicted to heroin and homeless. I came away really valuing and being committed to the preventative work being done by Peer Mentors and Lead Workers.” said Emma Ambler, Joint Commissioning Manager in the Mental Health […]
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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