These are some of the stories - in their own words - of the people we've worked with.
In their words: success stories
“I used to think that people couldn’t change, but now I do. Everybody deserves a second chance.”
“Life does not always have to be like this, and I feel like I’ve been given a new life.”
Dylan was on the right path into employment when the pandemic knocked him off that path. Like so many young people during the last year, Dylan’s confidence took..
“You had to stand up, speak in front of the group and work hard on your confidence, your presentation, and the way you carry yourself.”
“I wanted to be noticed. I wanted to feel like I was part of the world, but I was too scared before. Venture Trust helped me be part of the world.”
“The programmes make you challenge yourself and develop the confidence and motivation to want to go on further with your life.”
“You’re away from the distractions of your everyday life, you can focus on your own development and the challenges you face test your resilience.
“Venture Trust believed in me. They gave me the support and the drive and it’s changed my life.”
“The life that I now have is brilliant compared to what it was like. I thought I was a failure and that I was going to die in that horrible existence of addiction, prison, violence and fear.”