We know that everyone gains from the benefits of participating actively in their own health and recovery.
By encouraging creative dialogue and innovative relationships, our work has an impact way beyond the individual; the positive ripple effect extends to children, families, friends and communities.
Our projects are commissioned in that challenging space between professional service providers and the individuals and communities they serve.
Emerging Futures provide specialised coaching for those who wish to use their own experience and expertise to have an impact on others looking to make a journey of discovery, recovery and rehabilitation. Many go on to help others as qualified coaches and get involved with local initiatives. Some go further and become paid staff in our projects or become social entrepreneurs.
Emerging Futures keeps people safe, alive and out of prison, by providing temporary accommodation, move on housing and a chance of a healthier lifestyle.
Safe spaces for the homeless, rough sleepers and street drinking communities to begin the process of rehabilitation.
Homes for individuals who are able to manage their own recovery plan in a community setting.
Shared homes for those choosing abstinence as both a way of life and a housing option.
At Emerging Futures we have worked with some of the UK's largest third sector providers and NHS Foundation Trusts, to develop a range of innovative behavioural change tools and structured intervention programmes. Designed for managers and frontline staff, we incorporate a number of core disciplines required for working with diverse client groups and their families.
Within our design we build upon traditional, evidence based practice such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing, by including skills for the 21st century including:
Our projects aim to work concurrently with health and social care treatment providers and the members of the local recovery communities they are commissioned to serve. Using a model of Asset Based Community Development, we help people to build on what’s strong in their communities - as opposed to focusing on what’s wrong.
Asset Mapping provides information about the strengths and resources of a community, helping us to uncover solutions. Some of the projects below have Asset Map links on their pages.
Emerging Future's work has a measurable impact on people’s lives and strengthens communities. We reduce the demand for health and social care services, including Primary Care, Hospital Care, Community and Mental Health Services. This positively impacts on: