“Trust yourself, that you can be a part of something”

After completing our flagship course, The NEXT Project, in 2014, Tonya decided to embark on a Level 3 qualification to work professionally in the drug and alcohol field, having discovered a skill and a passion that drew on her lived experience. Despite dedicated voluntary work to further her skills and knowledge in order to be … Continue reading “Trust yourself, that you can be a part of something”

Going the extra mile for FfC

One month. Two marathons…. Our fabulous trustee Eleanor Rowland is taking part in not one but two marathons this April in order to raise funds for Foundation for Change. Eleanor says: Foundation for Change provide the support, knowledge, tools and self esteem needed to adequately transition out of the treatment system and into society, helping … Continue reading Going the extra mile for FfC

Empowering Women

Subscribe to our bi-monthly newsletter to get these updates delivered to your inbox…  “Cognitive dissonance is a hell of a drug”. What an opening line from feminist author and activist Laurie Pennie, in her article commenting on the wave of women’s voices speaking out against sexual violence, abuse and rape culture this week. We couldn’t have put it better. As … Continue reading Empowering Women

Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

The process of learning to sew something from beginning to end acts as a mirror and helps to increase personal insight, motivation and confidence. Sewing is a tangible way for individuals to measure their progress and challenge any negative core beliefs previously held about their ability to learn and create Bex Exell graduated from Foundation … Continue reading Developing skills through the creative process of sewing

Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry

UPDATE: Tickets for Ebb and Flood completely sold out in advance of the performance, which raised over £3700! Thank you to all those who attended and helped to organise. Tickets are now available for Ebb and Flood – an exciting performance of dance, music and poetry inspired by and in support of our approach at Foundation … Continue reading Ebb & Flood – an evening of dance, music and poetry