Tom says that he had felt mentally unwell for a few years and, despite encouragement from his parents, was struggling to leave his house. However, he gained a major boost to his confidence that has led to him working in a job where he can support others in a similar situation. This is thanks to wellbeing sessions run through MPT Steps - an employment service managed by Active Lancashire that is delivered by 20 partners in the county.

The Vale Pantry was set up in 2020 following a need identified through the local GP surgery, The Blackmore Vale Partnership. We share our film that highlights the positive impact the Together Fund has had on the project.