- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 copies of the DIY Futures steering group minutes here: