Building resilience! – Maxine’s story

Building resilience! – Maxine’s story

Maxine joined Hopeful Families to enhance training opportunities. Her initial aims included maths training although when her daughter was born, her priorities changed. Her main barriers were money, domestic violence and moving house. She receives housing support and...
Rusty Road 2 Recovery

Rusty Road 2 Recovery

Introducing our fantastic Positive People partner who are doing amazing work in Somerset, Rusty Road 2 Recovery. Rusty Road 2 Recovery is a not for profit social enterprise based in Bridgwater, Somerset set up by Vince in 2018. They offer mental health recovery based...
A brand new sander for a team who deserve it!

A brand new sander for a team who deserve it!

Our brand new sander goes far beyond simple practicalities for our woodwork training team who have just received it. It connotes a sense of future, a sense of independence and a sense of inclusivity. Our learning disability unit in Plymouth delivers training and...
Determination and Desire – Mr S’s story

Determination and Desire – Mr S’s story

When Mr S first came to Hopeful Families, he had housing debt and health conditions consisting of anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. He was unclear at the start of the programme what direction to take with regard to progressing towards or into work. Mr...