About Venture Trust

Since 1983, Venture Trust has led the way on intensive personal development for people, at any stage in their life, struggling with issues such as long term unemployment, recovery from addiction, homelessness, isolation, involvement in the criminal justice system in Scotland, and a history of trauma or harm.

We provide:

Criminal justice programmes focused on rehabilitation and reducing offending throughout Scotland

Employability programmes for young people facing hardship and disadvantage in Scotland

Programmes for ex-service personnel struggling with civilian life

Personal development programmes that significantly improve people’s wellbeing, relationships and use of local support and services

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