Life stories

Carers Week Case Study: Sue

Since becoming a carer for her partner, a Stockton woman has gradually needed more emotional support and help in finding time for herself.

Mental Health Case Study: Charlotte

Charlotte at the Supported Housing scheme

A Cannock resident who has explored her own mental health through her love of poetry has inspired other poets across the town, as well as residents and staff at the support service where she lives.

Homelessness Case Study: Harvey

Harvey Saunders at the Brighton and Hove Foyer

A young Brighton resident who faced the possibility of homelessness is following the career of his dreams and preparing to live independently, after staying in a local supported housing service.

Learning Disability Case Study: Joshua

 Joshua on his fishing trip.

A Chelmsford supported housing resident has shown ‘reel’ enthusiasm as he ‘tackles’ a new hobby for the first time and pays tribute to his late grandfather.

Homelessness Case Study: Chelsea Bell

Weston Foyer resident Chelsea Bell.

A Weston teen who overcame homelessness and an eating disorder has been inspired to pursue a career in youth work, following her time in supported housing.

Mental Health Case Study: James

James overcame his social anxiety to help out. Photo posed by model

A Salisbury man whose social anxiety has seen him reluctant to leave his supported housing flat overcame his fears when he rushed to the aid of a driver in a nearby car accident.

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