DIY Futures values

  • Active participation in the processes that effect people's lives and communities.
  • Equal citizenship without stigma and discrimination.
  • Change through learning, sharing experiences, increasing knowledge, developing skills and positive risk taking.
  • People taking responsibility of their own life journey.
  • The necessity for hope and fulfillment.

Aims

  • To be a catalyst for change within individuals and services.
  • To enable people to take control of their lives.
  • To encourage participation in all aspects of life.
  • To promote recovery based practice.

How

  • To work with people one-to-one.
  • Focusing on the person as a whole.
  • Enabling people to fulfil their potential in life.
  • Ensuring the person remains the expert in their journey.
  • To highlight the need for dedicated holistic one-to-one working.

The opportunity is available to people who are considering:

  • Finding ways of remaining motivated and hopeful.
  • Connecting with people and communities they can trust.
  • Learning from life experiences in order to make choices and bring about change.
  • Accepting responsibility for the decisions they make.
  • Building confidence, self-esteem and valuing themselves as people who can contribute to their own and other people's wellbeing.

 

 

DIY Futures supports:

Equality of opportunity

DIY Futures opposes:

Discrimination in all its forms

DIY Futures encourages:

Participation & social inclusion

DIY Futures challenges:

Stigmatisation & stereotyping


You can download the DIY Futures  Business Plan here

You can download the DIY Futures Partnership Contract here

You can download the DIY Futures Evaluation Report 2012 here

Steering group minutes

You can download copies of the DIY Futures steering group minutes here:

December 2011

 

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latest news

Havin' A Laugh? - Comedy and mental health project

Friday 21 November 2014

An opportunity to find out more about an exciting new comedy project starting up at The Wyeside Arts Centre. Havin' A Laugh? aims to give those in contact with mental health services a unique way of expressing their voices whilst dealing with issues and problems they might encounter.

events

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (half day course)

Monday 24 November 2014

Diverse Cymru Training

Powys Mental Health Alliance Open Day

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Llandrindod Wells - all welcome

Digital Photography for Beginners (Editing and Printing) - Newtown

Wednesday 26 November 2014

Ponthafren Association

Mental Health First Aid - Adults (2 day course)

Thursday 27 November 2014

Newtown

Tai Chi Classes

Thursday 27 November 2014

Presteigne & Llandrindod Wells

Woven Table Decoration - Presteigne

Friday 28 November 2014

East Radnorshire Community Group, Presteigne

Members' Day

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Mid Powys Mind Event

Havin' A Laugh?

Wednesday 3 December 2014

An opportunity to find out more about an exciting new comedy project starting up at The Wyeside Arts Centre. Havin' A Laugh? aims to give those in contact with mental health servic...

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Newtown

Disabled People's Manifesto - Cardiff

Wednesday 3 December 2014

UN International Day of Disabled People 2014

Ageism & Discrimination Training Course

Thursday 4 December 2014

Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Social Creative Writing Group

Thursday 4 December 2014

Llandrindod Wells 7 to 9 pm

Tai Chi Classes

Thursday 4 December 2014

Presteigne & Llandrindod Wells

Lunch - Cook and Eat Together - Builth Wells

Thursday 4 December 2014

Builth Wells Community Group

Christmas Lunch - Presteigne

Friday 5 December 2014

East Radnorshire Community Group

Make Gift Boxes - Knighton

Friday 5 December 2014

Knighton Community Group

Ponthafren's Christmas themed Open Day - Newtown

Saturday 6 December 2014

One of the best chances of meeting up with Santa and Rudolph in Newtown this Christmas!

Christmas Themed Open Day

Saturday 6 December 2014

Ponthafren's Welshpool Outreach

Brecon Mental Health Carers Group

Monday 8 December 2014

Do you care for someone in the Brecon area experiencing mental distress?

Wellbeing Club - Rhayader

Thursday 11 December 2014

Christmas Get-Together

Tai Chi Classes

Thursday 11 December 2014

Presteigne & Llandrindod Wells

Make a Christmas Table Centrepiece - Builth Wells

Thursday 11 December 2014

Builth Wells Community Group

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (half day course)

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Diverse Cymru Training

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Diverse Cymru Training

Carol Singing - Llanidloes

Thursday 18 December 2014

Llanidloes Outreach Group

Welshpool Bipolar Support group

Friday 19 December 2014

This group is open to anyone affected by bipolar in Welshpool and surrounding areas.

Christmas Buffet - Bring & Share - Knighton

Friday 19 December 2014

Knighton Community Group

Christmas Dinner - Llanidloes

Thursday 8 January 2015

Llanidloes Outreach Group

Youth Mental Health Awareness (1 day course)

Friday 9 January 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Dementia Awareness Course (half day)

Thursday 22 January 2015

Newtown

Mental Health First Aid Training (2 day course)

Monday 26 January 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Brecon

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Brecon

Hate Crime Training & Briefing

Wednesday 28 January 2015

Two FREE training sessions in Llandrindod Wells

Positive Psychotherapy - or 'What's Happiness got to do with Therapy?'

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Brecon & District Mind Event

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 18 February 2015

Newtown

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Youth Mental Health Awareness (1 day course)

Friday 27 February 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Mental Health Awareness Training

Wednesday 11 March 2015

Brecon

Introduction to Mental Health Awareness (half day course)

Monday 16 March 2015

Diverse Cymru Training

Personality Disorders Training

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Challenging Behaviour in Dementia Course

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Mental Capacity Act & Best Interest Training

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Llandrindod Wells

Babette Rothschild: 2 Day Safer Trauma Therapy Professional Training

Wednesday 6 May 2015 to Thursday 7 May 2015

A 2 day training session in Llandrindod Wells with Babette Rothschild body-psychotherapist and specialist educator in the treatment of trauma