Staying connected during lockdown with Bridges

Staying connected during lockdown with Bridges

In light of the current circumstances of COVID-19, the Bridges team at Age Matters continue to support participants through difficult times of isolation, some of whom are on their own, are supporting their children with homeschooling, or are sharing their home with...
Evolve Helps Andy Find His Way Back to Life

Evolve Helps Andy Find His Way Back to Life

‘Burton & District Mind doesn’t look much from outside of the building but it’s an entirely different world in there. The atmosphere is caring. For over a year I had received support from Mind through three wonderful people, CBT counselling to find my way back to...
Second Chance for Oakwood Prison Participant

Second Chance for Oakwood Prison Participant

“To be treated without judgement says a lot about the BRIDGES project I am a part of” The noise of that door opening for the last time is something I will not forget. Prior to this I often wondered, what the world had in store for me when I left Oakwood after my...
Bridges helps Marie back into work

Bridges helps Marie back into work

  Marie Elliot, 61, started working on the Bridges project with Age Matters in October 2019 after she had been out of work for 6 months. She felt socially isolated due to health conditions and was struggling financially. Marie was able to job search independently...