The Positive Pathways Programme will have a budget of £9M to fund projects that will develop and run activities which are supportive to ex- forces mental health and wellbeing. The consultation ran until the 15th March 2019, and the Positive Pathways Programme will open in May 2019.

The consultation has now closed. Thank you to everyone who took part. We will publish more information on the programme in May 2019. You can still read the consultation document that we produced.

Activities supported under the programme will link veterans to wider recovery pathways, and the Trust is asking about the best ways to do this
The programme might fund four different types of projects

  • Sport- adventurous and other sports including adaptive and disability sports
  • Art/Culture, such as music, theatre or drama projects
  • Getting outside;  gardening, out of doors activities such as forestry
  • Heritage; including conservation, archaeology and similar activities

The consultation is also asking how activities supported can be part of a pathway of recovery. This means that the organisations running the projects should have good awareness of mental health needs; know to provide appropriate support if people are not well and be connected with other organisations that can provide more specialist services.
The programme will open in May 2019.