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  • Amazing people doing amazing things every day

    We’re Alternative Futures Group, a health and social care charity providing specialist support for people with a learning disability or mental health condition. Our mission is to deliver outstanding personalised support that creates independence and value.

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    Amazing people doing amazing things every day

    We’re Alternative Futures Group, a health and social care charity providing specialist support for people with a learning disability or mental health condition. Our mission is to deliver outstanding personalised support that creates independence and value.

    More about us
  • Make a positive difference in a role that matters

    We have flexible opportunities available immediately including part-time, full-time, permanent or casual working across the North West. We’re a Real Living Wage employer, paying a rate of £12 per hour.

    See our current opportunities.

    Make a positive difference in a role that matters

    We have flexible opportunities available immediately including part-time, full-time, permanent or casual working across the North West. We’re a Real Living Wage employer, paying a rate of £12 per hour.

    See our current opportunities.

We’ve been positively impacting lives for over 30 years

We build a sense of belonging by encouraging the people we support to define the independent life they want and take positive steps towards it.

Learning disability division

From everyday supported living through to more enhanced requirements, we provide a holistic approach that includes personal care, health and wellbeing and emotional support.

Mental health division

We co-design individual pathways to empower people to achieve their ambitions, from our hospital settings through to supported living and outreach within local communities.

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The Dark Side of Social Media: the Mental Health Impact of Online Sexual Exploitation

Mental Health Awareness Week gives us the opportunity to discuss a darker side of social media and how it can impact mental health by the targeting of young people through sexual blackmail online, with tragic consequences including suicide.

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Patients and staff on the move to mark special week

Patients and staff at a AFG’s six independent hospital are taking part in activities to mark Mental Health Awareness Week culminating in a fun sports day.

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International Nurses Day: how we support newly qualified nurses

Frances has just completed her mental health nursing preceptorship at Alternative Futures…

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Alternative Futures Group welcomes government investment in special needs education – including new Bury school

North West charity Alternative Futures Group (AFG) has welcomed the government’s announcement…

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Becoming a Nursing Associate with AFG – Our 2-Year Foundation Degree Programme

We’re delighted to be relaunching our Trainee Nursing Associate programme for the…

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Stress Awareness Month: supporting people to manage stress at our Mental Health Hospitals 

During Stress Awareness Month, we’re sharing some of the ways that we…

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