IF Group are proud partners of the Golden Key Project. We work with 16 partners in the Bristol area of the Big Lottery funded Golden Key Partnership.

image001Led by Bristol charity, Second Step, we are an innovative and dynamic citywide partnership of people with experience of prison, homelessness, long-term mental health problems and drug and alcohol dependency, service providers, commissioners and city leaders. With an eight-year programme funded to the tune of £10 million by the Big Lottery Fund, we have a unique opportunity to change the way services respond to people with complex and multiple needs. It’s a chance to change the system and unlock services people so desperately need.

Golden Key Bristol Partners

SecondSteplogostrap1Second Step is made up of people with a shared desire and determination to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health problems to enable them to achieve their hopes and ambitions.

St MugosAt St Mungo’s Broadway, we help people recover from the issues that create homelessness and to rebuild their lives.  Our work in Bristol now encompasses emergency and recovery work as well as preventing homelessness.


NHS Avon and WiltshireAvon and Wiltshire NHS Partnership Trust (AWP) runs mental health services in Bristol with its voluntary sector partners. Services include a 24-hour crisis service, assessment and recovery teams as well as in-patient wards.

nilaari agencyNilaari is a community based mental health and complex needs support provider that administers accessible, high quality and culturally appropriate counselling, advocacy and support primarily to Black Asian & Minority Ethnic people.

BDP Bristol Drugs Project

Combining 28 years’ experience with a profound belief in people’s capacity for change, Bristol Drugs Project is reducing drug and alcohol related harm and helping over 3,000 individuals with a drug or alcohol problem to overcome this each year.


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Missing Link is the specialist provider of recovery-focused services for women with mental health, housing and complex needs in Bristol. Established in 1982, we now run the first women-only mental health crisis house in the region.


Bristol City CouncilBristol City Council provides housing advice and homelessness services.  It also commissions supported housing, drug treatment and support services, assesses clients for care services and provides care packages for eligible people.


Avon and Somerset Police BristolIMPACT and IRIS are Avon and Somerset’s Integrated Offender Management Schemes. With resources from Police, Probation, Substances Misuse and Mental Health, they operate to reduce serious acquisitive crime and risk of harm to others respectively.


One25 BristolOne25 reaches out to women trapped in, or vulnerable to, street sex work, supporting them to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction.


BGSW CRC Bristol

The Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire Community Rehabilitation Company(BGSW CRC) supervise people sentenced by the courts to ensure they are fairly punished and help them learn how to rebuild their lives based on a more positive relationship with themselves, their families and communities.

SARI Bristol logoStand Against Racism & Inequality (SARI) is a user orientated and led charity. We work to support victims of Hate Crime and are proactive in challenging all aspects of discrimination in the furtherance of equality and diversity.

Bristol CCG logoNHS Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the organisation responsible for commissioning hospital and community health services to ensure that the health needs of Bristol’s population of over 470,000 people are met.


ARA Addiction Recovery Agency BristolAddiction Recovery Agency is an established Bristol based organisation providing a wide range of services to support an individual’s recovery.


1625 Independent People1625 Independent People is the lead provider of services in the South West for young homeless people, care leavers and young offenders. We have been helping 16-25 year olds to reboot their lives since 1983.


Self Help BristolSelf Help Community HA is a small Bristol based organisation that has been providing accommodation and support to a diverse group of homeless people for the past 40 years.


Developing Health Independence BristolDHI challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness and wellbeing of their community. DHI deals both with the health and emotional wellbeing of clients and practical issues such as housing, social isolation, and lack of basic education and employable skills.