Posts by Vanessa Allen

Meet Kal from Better Connected – Mingle!

Meet Kal from Better Connected – Mingle!

Meet Kal, Group Leader for Guideposts Better Connected's LGBTQ+ group Mingle! He tells us how the group started, and what he enjoys about it.

A History of Guideposts Trust – chapter 2

The second instalment of the story of Guideposts, from our beginnings 50 years ago. How the vision for the charity became a reality, and establishing the first Guideposts Hubs.

Spring Newsletter from South West Hertfordshire

The latest newsletter from our team in south west Hertfordshire has lots of information, inspiration, and ideas to improve your wellbeing.

Support of Friendships

Having strong relationships that give a sense of love, belonging and acceptance is important in our lives. We spoke to some members of Guideposts’ Community Mental Health Hub at Henry Smith House, who told us why their friendships are so valuable.

Blackjack Bros at GLADS!

Two men who attend Guideposts Learning and Activity Day Service (GLADS) were house-mates before coming to us. Since coming to the service, their bond has developed and they have discovered more shared interests, including a love of the card-game Blackjack!

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Into The Senses with Joanna Grace

A fascinating interview with Joanna Grace, sensory engagement specialist, storyteller, TEDx speaker, teacher, and founder of The Sensory Projects.

Guideposts Community Succeeds in Global Challenge

the Guideposts community completed their Global Challenge, with 69 participants and a dog contributing steps, stomps, wheel rotations, and trots to a grand total of 21,989.5 miles, the equivalent of travelling all the way around the world.

Jason cycling

Cycling for Better Health

Volunteer Jason is recruiting a Guideposts team to cycle the London Revolution: a scenic 156 mile route through and around London.

A History of Guideposts Trust

On Guideposts' 50th Anniversary year we share the story of our charity: where we started from, the journey we have travelled so far, and a vision for the future of Guideposts Trust.

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7 Easy DIY Home Projects for Those with Learning Disabilities and Dementia

Planning DIY projects can be a great way for people with additional needs to stay positive, learn new skills, and beat the dreaded winter blues. Here are 7 easy DIY projects to keep busy and raise your spirits during the winter months.