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

You can download the DIY Futures End of Project Evaluation 2014 here

Steering group minutes

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

December 2011

 

Great visit on Mon to Ystradgynlais to meet up with MIND, members of carers group and Volunteer Bureau. Looking forward next meeting!

latest news

Revised Mental Health Code of Practice 1983 for Wales now available

19 July 2016

Find out more about the changes made to the Code of Practice which governs provision of mental health services in Wales.

events

Tea on Top of The Crug in the Brecon Beacons

Sunday 31 July 2016

A Friends of Brecon & District Mind event

18-25's Youth Group - Mid Powys Mind

Tuesday 2 August 2016

Comedy - tell a story

Police surgeries at Ponthafren 1ST WED of MONTH

Wednesday 3 August 2016

An opportunity to meet up with a member of your local policing team in Newtown

Telling your Story

Wednesday 3 August 2016

Digital story telling at Mid Powys Mind

Dementia Support Group in Llandrindod Wells

Thursday 4 August 2016

An opportunity to meet your local Community Police Officer

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 12 August 2016

Knighton Community Centre

CAB Money Advice Service

Monday 15 August 2016

Mid Powys Mind, Llandrindod Wells

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills) Training

Wednesday 24 August 2016

Skills building 2 day workshop

18-25's Youth Group - Mid Powys Mind

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Creative Writing

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee Meeting - Ystradgynlais

Tuesday 30 August 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Mental Health & Human Rights for the Third Sector

Thursday 1 September 2016

A learning event from the British Institute of Human Rights in Birmingham

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Thursday 8 September 2016

A free training session in Brecon

Mental Health Capacity and Best Interest training

Friday 9 September 2016

A one day course in Brecon

Trusty Trustee Roadshow

Wednesday 14 September 2016

Crossgates, Llandrindod Wells

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 16 September 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Saving lives: Understanding the links between alcohol and suicide

Thursday 22 September 2016

An Alcohol Concern Cymru conference in Swansea

First Powys Dementia Network/Forum Meeting

Monday 26 September 2016

Knighton

Bipolar Training Course in Brecon

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Bipolar Education Programme Cymru - 10 week course

Executive Committee Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Llandrindod Wells

Peerfest 2016 - Shoreditch, London

Thursday 13 October 2016

An annual celebration of peer support practice in England & Wales

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 14 October 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Training (Newtown)

Monday 17 October 2016

A course to help you understand the recent changes to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)

Radnorshire & Brecknock Local Committee

Tuesday 1 November 2016

Powys Community Health Council

Tackling Ageism Training & Awareness Raising Session

Wednesday 2 November 2016

A free workshop in Builth Wells from the Older People's Commissioner for Wales

Come and Dance with Powys Dance

Friday 18 November 2016

Knighton Community Centre

Executive Committee Meeting - Powys Community Health Council

Tuesday 22 November 2016

Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 5 December 2016

A free training session in Llandrindod Wells

DoLS (Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) training

Monday 6 March 2017

A free training session in Newtown

Asylum: Action and Reaction conference

Wednesday 28 June 2017

A conference in Manchester to celebrate 30 years of Asylum magazine
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