Flourishing Relationships

When you see Alice and Fiona together, you might assume they have been lifelong friends, there is an easy connection in their friendship and they are really comfortable in each others company.  In fact, they have only known each other for a couple of months. Alice...

The Volunteer Matchmaker

Michelle works to develop Circles with older people living in the community in Doncaster. Part of her role involves matching volunteers with opportunities to get involved. In her most recent blog she talks about the challenges of matching volunteers and how to...
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...