"Suddenly I can see a future"

 

Welcome to Positive People.

Positive People and Hopeful Families offers a lifeline to people who are not in work to help build confidence, skills and give a sense of hope for the future.

The projects give people the opportunity to get involved in local communities, meet new people and have fun through a range of activities.

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Devon

“They had so much belief in me and this boosted my confidence, just having someone there was 100% what I needed. I want to be here and want to live my life”.

Cornwall

“The sessions are chilled out, fun and informative, giving you the confidence to be who you want to be.
It will help you to raise the bar and crack on with your life”.

Somerset

“My children have noticed a difference in my well-being. They say that they are proud of me. This makes me feel good that I am doing my best and that I am a positive role model”.

Yorkshire

“I am extremely pleased with the excellent support that I received from the team. I have not received this level of support since arriving in England three years ago”.

Latest news

“You learn to be positive” – Dan’s Story

Dan, 41 from Plymouth has shared his incredible story of strength and determination. It's truly inspiring to know what can be achieved when you have the positive outlook on life that Dan has. Dan's words: "I got my cancer diagnosis and went through the first lot of...

“Keeping me on track” – K’s Story

K’s aspirations are to gain sustainable housing and then become self-employed, buying and selling large batteries to ensure that their use is maximised. He is also be interested in becoming a support worker for people with learning difficulties. K was living in a van...

Jason’s Story

Jason had been working within Morrisons for 13 years when he was made redundant in August 2018. Jason struggled with his job searching due to has digital skills and dyslexia and was struggling to find work. At the end of January Jason was signed on to the Positive...

“You learn to be positive” – Dan’s Story

Dan, 41 from Plymouth has shared his incredible story of strength and determination. It's truly inspiring to know what can be achieved when you have the positive outlook on life that Dan has. Dan's words: "I got my cancer diagnosis and went through the first lot of...

“Keeping me on track” – K’s Story

K’s aspirations are to gain sustainable housing and then become self-employed, buying and selling large batteries to ensure that their use is maximised. He is also be interested in becoming a support worker for people with learning difficulties. K was living in a van...

When Nick came to Positive People sessions he was isolated and withdrawn. By week four of the course he was engaged, enthusiastic and his confidence had grown hugely. He has now secured his own flat and is working as a volunteer, we are so impressed that he has progressed so quickly.

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