Louise’s Story

Renfrew woman lands dream job with thanks to Fair Start Scotland.

Stephen’s Story

Through the support and guidance of the Wise Group, Stephen has turned his life around and moved into a job which makes him happy.

Laura’s Story

Milngavie local lands her first job with support from Fair Start. Fast forward to August 2019, and Laura is about to celebrate her 1st work-anniversary.

Michael’s Story

Through our partnership with Glasgow Together, Michael was able to get a job he loves after a cycle of reoffending.

New Routes mentoring

Malcolm’s New Routes story

With the support of his mentor, Malcolm has made positive steps towards finding work and a stable home for his young family.

Waheeda’s Story

Waheeda overcame multiple barriers to get back into work, all with the help of our Wise Steps team.

How Barry* is Looking to a Brighter Future

After multiple short-term sentences and addictions, Barry* is looking toward a brighter future with support from his Wise Group mentor.

Ian’s Story

Ian faced redundancy after working for the same company for 25 years. Read how Fair Start Scotland helped him back in to work.

Fighting Fit: Milo’s Wise Step Journey

Depression and anxiety meant Milo’s confidence had taken a knock. Read how Wise Steps helped him regain his confidence to look for work.

Gemma’s Story

  Gemma was facing mental health issues – she had…

James’ story

  “My work coach, Jim, took the time to get…

Roxana’s Story

“I realise that I am not alone and there are…

Chelsea’s Cashback Connections Story

At the beginning of 2018, Chelsea was homeless, struggling on…

Fair Start Scotland participant Trish stands next to a Fair Start Scotland pop-up banner

Trish’s Fair Start Scotland Story

  62-year-old Trish was struggling with her motivation, self-esteem and…

Michael’s Story

Michael had completed a work academy with us and had…

Erin’s Fair Start Scotland Story

“Getting this placement, with help from the Fair Start Scotland…