CEO and founder
Michelle Reilly set up Street Fit Scotland in 2015 after 18 years as a frontline project worker working directly with people affected by homelessness. Michelle utilises fitness and exercise as a tool to engage people, to reduce isolation and to support their mental health as well as their physical health. She has over 25 years’ experience in supporting Scotland’s homeless and vulnerable population.
Pascal Sime has been a personal trainer since 2008. Pascal has been the lead coach at Street Fit Scotland since 2019. He has delivered a variety of high-quality fitness sessions indoors at (Summerhall) and various halls in Edinburgh for us. Including Muay Thai boxing training, Core, stretch and strength, Boxercise, cardio, resistance and outdoor bootcamps every summer at Edinburgh Meadows. Pascal has also delivered 12 weeks of Beach-fit every year at Gullane beach in East Lothian.
Mental Health Link Worker
As a mental health link worker, Joanna provides 1 to 1 support and group support linking people into additional services. The support she provides to our participants is ongoing, and person centred. Our space is non-judgemental, and we encourage our participants to express themselves. We are here to listen and to support in any way we can.
Contact Joanna (she/her) via email or mobile
M: 07935 260105 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working days: (Tues and Friday) 9:30-5:30
Drug/Alcohol Link Worker
As the Drug/Alcohol Link Worker, Gerard engages with the participants 1 to 1 and in groups, as well linking to additional services. We offer a safe space where people can openly share experiences. He takes a person-centred approach and harm-reduction strategy to improve mental health and ensure participants are well supported.
Contact Gerard (he/him) via email or mobile
M: 07544862678 E: email@example.com
Working days: (Mon-Fri) 9:30-5:30
Mark has been engaging with Street Fit Scotland for over 7 years, firstly as a participant Mark was one of our first peer Champions. Mark brings his lived experience to encourage other members to achieve their best. Read his, first as a participant and recently as one of our Peer Champions. Mark brings his lived experience to encourage other members to achieve their best. Read his story here.