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!

The Struggles of Looking After a Loved One

There are millions of unpaid carers throughout the UK who are at risk of burning out right now. This is why it’s more important than ever that carers get the help and support they need to prioritise their own health and wellbeing.

Celebrating Love and Support with Guideposts CONNECT Members

Mike and Laura recently shared their anniversary celebration with their CONNECT group, to thank them for all the love, help and support they have received.

Group Volunteer: Becky

Becky is a volunteer for our CONNECT groups in Gloucestershire, as well as with the Dementia Wellbeing Hub. She lives with some difficulties in her own life, and we spoke to her about how her volunteering helps her overcome these.

Personal Connection

Many of our in-person groups have been meeting again in the last few weeks, and it’s wonderful to make personal connections again.

Better Connected Service Unites Ambitious Fundraising Pair

Meet Julian and Dawn, an amazing pair who don’t shy away from a challenge! They met via Better Connected, the...

Reopening and Reunions at Guideposts

Our face-to-face adult services have been opening up gradually over the last month. Although we have kept in touch and offered online services, phone calls and sent fun things to do in the post, it’s not the same as being together.

A New Safe Social Platform for People with Learning Disabilities & Autism

Guideposts Trust has launched a new programme, Better Connected, to help adults with learning disabilities and autism stay social and...

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Five Festive Activities

Play them on your own or share them with others, and let us know how you get on!