Wise Journeys #5 – Jacqueline, Fair Start

New start for Paisley mum thanks to Fair Start Scotland   When Jacqueline was…

Wise Steps Marina

Wise Journeys #4 – Marina, Wise Steps

As part of our ‘Wise Journeys’ series, we hear about…

Wise Journeys #3 – Liz, JETS

Liz shares how the JETS programme helped to build her confidence.

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Fair Start Scotland helps customer land dream job

Paisley man secures dream local job despite health condition and recent redundancy, thanks to the support of Fair Start Scotland.


Mentors provide accommodation support for prison leavers

We celebrate our customers, with the support from their mentor, to break free from the current of crime.

Energy advice for tennants

Customer able to return home following energy support

A customer needed urgent energy support to re-connect to energy supply after time in hospital.

Women's mentoring

Shining example of a mentor’s support

Our mentors support women who find themselves in the justice…

Amin’s Journey With Wise Steps

Amin started his career in his native Iran where he…

Mentor Amie

Craig’s justice story

Support from a Wise Group mentor has given Craig* a new outlook after leaving prison.

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.