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    Nature as a catalyst for change in vulnerable youth

    Over the past year a group of vulnerable young people from Essex have participated in the Wilderness Foundation UK’s successful and much-in-demand TurnAround Project.    TurnAround aims to help young people who have experienced personal or social problems to change their lives.  Founded in 2007, the programme focuses on risk factors such as truanting, drug and […]

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    TurnAround News December 2015

    Since the last TurnAround News Update in October, we have had a busy few months with the project. All of the young people taking part are either now in education or due to start in the New Year.

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    Lady Diana Kemp-Welch Scholarship programme kicks in

    The Diana Kemp-Welch memorial scholarship fund for vulnerable teenagers launches with the support of The Dulverton Trust.

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    TurnAround News 2015

    Since the last update in June we have had numerous social evenings which have included bowling, a trip to the cinema, a visit to an indoor trampoline park and a cook out at Chatham Green. The aim of the social evenings is to create belonging within the group and to share different experiences together

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    Volunteer Mentors needed in Berkshire

    Successful TurnAround Project transforming lives of disadvantaged youth is coming to Berkshire An exciting, fulfilling and challenging opportunity is available for people aged 18 years or above living in or around the Reading, Slough or Maidenhead areas  to work with young people 16 to 21 years old, who are struggling or disadvantaged in their lives. […]

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    Job Vacancy – Project Coordinator TurnAround Berkshire

    Join our dedicated team changing lives by harnessing the positive power of nature The Wilderness Foundation UK has a job vacancy for a TurnAround Project Co-ordinator in Berkshire. We are a small nature and conservation based charity providing a range of support services to vulnerable, disaffected and disengaged young people.  The services we provide help to […]

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    Essex PCC Supports Wilderness Foundation

    We were delighted to welcome the Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex (Essex PCC)’s office to see how important their funding has been in supporting our TurnAround programme. Representatives from Essex PCC came to our site in Chatham Green last month whilst one of our bespoke workshops was taking place and they were able to see […]

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