“Before the programme, I didn't have anything positive to say about myself. Now, I know not to be scared of the future, I'm proud of myself and know that I can handle anything that comes my way.”
“Even though you haven’t known people for a long time, they become part of your family so easily.”
“I have learnt to take every opportunity that comes my way; I know now that one opportunity can change your life.”
“I feel like my life is back on track, I'm better at timekeeping and I feel better both physically and mentally.”
2020 Manchester programme gappie
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This is our WeBelong programme. Graduates of our programmes can turn to the WeBelong team as much or as little as they want - at any point in their lives or careers.
We can help with advice and support with areas including relationships, careers, education, housing, parenting, and mental health concerns. The team is there to provide practical support, a cup of tea and a trusted and caring person to turn to – at any time, and for any reason.
30 April 2021Meet Sophie
I survived because one day I knew I couldn’t stay there anymore and fled. I was still living in the Women’s Aid Refuge when I heard about the programme. It...
29 April 2021Meet Shahida
After attending a Discovery Day, I was offered a place on the WeMindTheGap programme. The first few weeks were hard, we really had to step out of our comfort zones,...
8 March 20212019 Flintshire Graduate Chloe is offered a dream place at Bangor University to study Adult Nursing.
For eighteen months it had been a complete rollercoaster of emotions – to say the least! There was a time where I tried to hide from the world. I couldn’t...
A virtual programme for 16 – 18 year olds. A chance to gain new skills and experiences and with the support of a mentor, build a plan for a bright future.