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What Makes Me Happy – art exhibition will mark Future Pathways’ 2nd birthday

  • Published on 28th June 2018
An historic Edinburgh venue will host a special art exhibition to celebrate the second anniversary of Future Pathways, Scotland’s in care survivor support fund – and budding artists are being invited to submit their work for it. The theme of the show, which will take place in the Museum of Edinburgh on the Royal Mile, […]
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Future Pathways Update

  • Published on 14th June 2018
Since our start in 2016, Future Pathways has experienced an extremely high demand for its services.  More than 700 people have now registered with us, which is beyond all initial expectations. This success has brought challenges; some are waiting much longer than we would like to meet a support coordinator. We are all working very hard to resolve […]
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Key developments set out in our latest quarterly report

  • Published on 10th April 2018
The latest quarterly report from Future Pathways is now available to download from our website. The report, which covers the period October to December 2017, includes a summary of key activities during those three months. It gives an overview of the types of support being accessed by people, ranging from access to education, to therapy and health […]
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Road to recovery for Arbroath woman thanks to Future Pathways

  • Published on 28th March 2018
An Arbroath woman who was abused whilst in care has credited support from Future Pathways with helping her come to terms with her past. Joyce Fox and her siblings were put into a care home after her mother passed away when Joyce was only seven years old. She believes that her experiences then have badly […]
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Davie’s delight as appeal to find family photos is a success

  • Published on 12th February 2018
A Fife man who was taken into care as a baby is celebrating after seeing photos of his beloved mum for the first time. Davie Garrity, 69, from Glenrothes, launched a public appeal for help in his bid to see pictures of the mother he never saw again after entering the care system at the […]
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Latest Future Pathways Quarterly Report (July to Sept 17) now available

  • Published on 22nd January 2018
The latest quarterly report from Future Pathways is now available to download from our website. The report covers the period July to September 2017, and provides a summary of key activity during the three months, and the impact that has had on encouraging registrations from people who have experienced abuse or neglect in a care setting. It […]
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Help Davie in his search to find a photo of his mum this Christmas

  • Published on 20th December 2017
Davie Garrity is appealing for help from the public this Christmas. Put into care as a baby, he never got the chance to meet his mum. He is hoping to find someone who knew her so that at last he can see a photo of her. Davie (69), was taken into care at 14 months […]
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Survivor shares her story in a bid to help others

  • Published on 20th December 2017
Joyce Fox, one of our survivors, has shared her story about her journey with Future Pathways in the Dundee Courier. Read all about it here – https://www.thecourier.co.uk/fp/news/local/angus-mearns/563708/angus-abuse-survivor-shares-story-save-others/
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CELCIS call for survivors’ views on possible financial redress scheme

  • Published on 20th October 2017
CELCIS is encouraging adult survivors of historic abuse in care to share their views on a possible financial redress scheme by taking part in their newly launched consultation. The questionnaire was designed in collaboration with survivor representatives – it’s been developed with survivors, for survivors. These responses, alongside further research, and views from other interested and […]
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Another chance to share your art or writing as part of ‘My Journey’

  • Published on 17th October 2017
In July we launched ‘My Journey’, an invitation for anyone affected by in-care abuse or neglect to share their art or writing with us as a way to mark the first anniversary of Future Pathways. We were overwhelmed by the response and the powerful works people shared – you can view an online gallery of the works submitted here. […]
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