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13 December 2017

Employment Team reach life-changing milestone of 500 people into work

Changing Lives is celebrating helping over 500 people into employment since our dedicated Employment Service launched in 2010.

Changing Lives has helped over 500 people across the North East and York to take the first steps towards a brighter future by successfully gaining employment.

All of our services across the country incorporate employment guidance and workshops into the support package they offer, and we also have…

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5 December 2017

Toby’s Story #InternationalVolunteerDay2017

We're celebrating International Volunteer Day 2017 today, and taking the opportunity to say a huge thank you to our wonderful volunteers. Without their support, we wouldn't be able to change the lives of over 21,000 people each year across the country. This is Toby's story. Toby* has been volunteering with Changing Lives since June 2017.

I started volunteering around June after graduating from rehab. As a recovering addict with a year clean and sober I wanted to use my lived experience and passion for recovery to help others in their journey and encourage them in recovery. I also wanted to learn new skills…

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1 December 2017

Reverse Advent Calendar 2017

Will you bring festive cheer to vulnerable people this year? Take part in our Reverse Advent Calendar to collect and donate vital items for people experiencing extreme hardship in the local community.

1. Get a cardboard box

It is a simple concept. Over 25 days in the run up to Christmas, pop one item a day into your cardboard box…any box will do!

Then bring it in to one of the addresses below, for us to distribute to vulnerable people in your local…

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1 December 2017

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

From 25th November until the 10th December, people are encouraged to be active and take part in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence in honour of White Ribbon Day. Changing Lives work across the UK to support women and girls suffering the effects of violence and abuse. In this blog Jacki Murphy, Integrated Services Manager of Changing Lives’ domestic abuse service in Halton, explains why we support White Ribbon Day, and why reaching out to men is an essential part of ending violence against women.

The White Ribbon campaign is the largest initiative involving men working to end male violence against women and girls. Domestic violence is not and has never been a ‘women’s issue’, and so the campaign is used to address men directly, to enable them to understand the scale of the…

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1 December 2017

Give the Changing Lives Christmas e-card

Give a card that counts this Christmas - the Changing Lives Christmas e-card

Text donate £10 to Changing Lives and send our colourful Christmas card to friends, family and colleagues to let them know you’re thinking of them, but also thinking of others this Christmas.

Your donation will help the most vulnerable and socially excluded people in the UK, including people experiencing homelessness,…

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