Impact matters

Growth and Quality

Emerging Futures exists to change lives. Everything we do focuses on this goal. We want to know what works so we can do more of it, and what doesn’t so that we can improve.

That’s why we commissioned respected sector analyst Russell Webster to produce three external reviews of our work and its impact which we will publish throughout 2023.

Please read on to find out more about what we do and the difference we make.


Safe environments for people who are homeless, affected by substance misuse, mental health or offending to pursue their chosen pathway to recovery.


people accommodated across 64 properties

A man in a baseball cap, leaning on the back of an armchair facing left

A warm house, a comfy bed and a roof over my head. Safety, security. The best thing about it is I have a place to live.

Resident, Lancashire

Behaviour Change

Trauma-informed, psychosocial therapies reinforced by the lived experience of former service users and facilitated access to mutual aid in the community.


behaviour change sessions were attended in 2021/22

I know I still have a way to go, but I am making progress and that is important to me in terms of my mental wellbeing. I am now eating better and feeling physically stronger.

               SERVICE USER, NORFOLK


Professional, accredited coaching and advocacy, informed by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, for people in recovery, families and ex-offenders.


coaches accredited between April 2014 and March 2023 via our Recovery Academy

I’ve learnt a lot about communication with others, acceptance of everyone, and tools to be the most helpful that I can be.

Recovery Coach, West Sussex

Click here to read our ‘Impact Matters’ review in full. 

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