Here you’ll find the stories of the Wise Group – our thoughts, our experiences and how we’re making a difference every single day.

Shibu’s Volunteering Journey With Wise Steps

Shibu joined Wise Steps in August 2019 and worked with…

ReConnect CBT

Looking after your mental health during the festive season

Practical tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing during the festive season.

Stevie's Story

Management of Offenders Act: What it means for people with convictions

A welcome change The Wise Group welcomes today’s implementation of…

Mental wellbeing job search

Mental wellbeing and the job search

Practical tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing during your job search.

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Response: Scottish Parliament Justice Committee: Call for views: Draft Budget 2021 – 22

The Wise Group welcomes the opportunity to be share its…

#SpiritDay & The Wise Group

Today marks the 10th annual #SpiritDay, set up to support LGBT youth and to spark a global conversation around the prevention of bullying.

Bi Visibility Day

The below blog was written by HES’ Amy Curtis. We…

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Response: Scottish Government Programme for Government

The Wise Group welcomes the Programme for Government (PfG) announced on 1st September…

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Wise Wellbeing launched at the Wise Group – a pioneering approach for our new environment

The workplace provides an important setting to influence the health of our colleagues.

Mentoring covid update

Four ways Wise Group mentors are adapting to life through lockdown

In March, people and services across Scotland experienced restrictions on their way of working,…

Ken Gets Creative: A Wise Steps Journey

A talented artist on the Wise Steps programme hopes to…

Women's mentoring

Shining example of a mentor’s support

Our mentors support women who find themselves in the justice…

Construction Training

Wise Steps is Still Open For Business

North East Social Enterprise Providing Digital Support for Out of…

Three men talking about their employment goals

Helping people back into employment

In order to help people prepare to get back into…

The Wise Group - building bridges to opportunity

Response: Scottish Government COVID-19 a Framework for Decision Making

The Wise Group welcomes the opportunity to be part of…

Rising to the challenge of Covid-19 and supporting people leaving prison early

Rising to the challenge of Covid-19.