Yvonne’s story

Yvonne’s story

Community Circles are focused on the individual, and what they would like to achieve in their life. As these goals can develop over time, Circles can adapt and change with them. Yvonne’s Circle is one example of a Circle whose goals have continued to evolve.  ...
May’s story

May’s story

Community Circles work with people to identify what they would like to do, and then together they plan how to make it happen. May wanted to sing again, and before too long, she had become a key member of the Community Choir.   Meet May May’s first circle meeting...
Mary’s story

Mary’s story

Isolation and loneliness can have a negative impact on a person’s quality of life. Mary’s Circle set out to help her to connect with others in her area, by supporting her to become more involved with her faith community.   Meet Mary Mary is a lady who takes great...
Lynda’s story

Lynda’s story

Although Community Circles form to support a particular person, the relationships that form between the other participants can also lead to positive experiences for everyone involved. In Lynda’s case, her friends and family gained a sense of community and belonging...
Henry’s story

Henry’s story

The transition from child services to adult services can be a difficult time for people who need support. Henry’s Circle was formed as he approached his 18th birthday, to help him and his family to create the life that he wanted.   Meet Henry Henry is 18 years...
Doreen’s story

Doreen’s story

In some cases, circles of support form naturally. It can simply mean family and friends coming together to support an individual at their time of need.   Meet Doreen Doreen was a wonderful Mum, precious Granny and much-loved friend to many. She loved to chat,...