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 - Employability programmes - Personal development programmes

However, in response to the impacts of coronavirus we have literally turned our services outside – in, moving from group-based personal development in Scotland’s wilderness and outdoors in communities to working with smart technology to reach those who need help most in their own homes.

Our new support service - Be well. Be connected. Be ready. - is online, with all Venture Trust outreach and development staff providing tailored support by phone or digital platforms.

Be well. Be connected. Be Ready. will continue to support the people we work with through our digital hubs:

Active Living Hub

Wellbeing Hub

Employability Hub

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Join Venture Trust’s emergency campaign to ensure our participants remain Well, Connected and Ready.

As the lockdown continues, our work around Scotland is becoming even more crucial. By showing your support, and raising money for Venture Trust, you are choosing to stand with those most at risk in Scotland, helping to provide vital support that reaches people disproportionately affected by self-isolation and a disruption of services.

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