Ypeople has been at the forefront of Psychologically Informed Environments (PIEs) nationally, with Pathways being the first in Scotland to adopt the approach.

Our PIE journey originated from supporting people out of homelessness, in particular those who have experienced complex trauma, or  Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE’s). Our aim is to support people to overcome barriers they may have experienced through relationship-based support. We work to support people based on their own unique needs, helping them to build their resilience and self-worth.

We believe in the power of this approach, and have experienced first hand the positive effect it can have. Craig* is a young man who resided in Pathways, and this is his story: