People in challenging circumstances

People with disabilities

We have a long track record of working with people with:

  • Physical disabilities
  • Learning disabilities
  • Chronic health conditions

Many of whom are socially isolated and many who have been unemployed for long periods of time.

People with mental health needs

We are experienced at supporting people with diverse mental health needs including:

  • people living with mental health needs in the community
  • people with more acute needs in secure hospitals. For example, mothers with post-partum psychosis, teenagers with eating disorders, people with obsessive compulsive disorders.
  • people for whom mental illness was a factor in committing an offence

People convicted of offences

We have a well-established reputation for our work with offenders, particularly for our work with ‘hard to reach’ groups, including:

  • ‘Vulnerable Prisoners’
  • People with mental health conditions or personality disorders
  • Women in prison
  • Young offenders
  • Ex-military personnel
  • Self-harmers
  • People not engaging in education and work
  • People recovering from substance misuse

Sharing expertise

We always deliver our projects in partnership with specialist host organisations. This means:

  • the necessary expertise is embedded in our work from initial planning, through delivery and evaluation of impact
  • our team can work safely and enable positive outcomes for participants with often very complex needs
  • the Good Vibrations team is always increasing and extending our knowledge
  • we are able to share our own knowledge and experience through our network of partners