The ‘asset based’ support that A Way Out provides across all of our services, focussing and
building upon the strengths of each individual client, is an approach we know is really
effective. This focus brings a real sense of achievement and helps each person to view their
future with a real sense of hope and assurance.
This attitude has spread beyond just our support of clients as the whole charity has
embraced an asset based approach across the whole organisation. We have changed and
developed service delivery and operations to comply with restrictions, whilst ensuring that
we concentrate on what we can do (rather than what we can’t). This approach has ensured
that A Way Out continues to support women in our area who are experiencing multiple
difficulties and also local young people and families undergoing their own personal
Out in the community we see examples every day, all around us, people embracing what
can be done to make a positive impact on the future of others. Whilst we are out
undertaking socially distanced welfare checks and delivering crisis parcels we have loved
seeing many people in our local area incorporating litter picking into their daily walk,
focussing upon what they can do as individuals to make our world a better place for us all to
Last month a young supporter of A Way Out considered his strengths and what he could do
from his own home to raise essential funds for the organisation … and the result was
amazing – an on-line quiz enjoyed by his family and friends, £150 raised for the charity and a
huge sense of personal achievement!
We would love to encourage others to follow this young man’s example – consider what you can do, think creatively for your community, contact A Way out on 01642 655071 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear from you!