Life stories

Life Story: James Noble

Eastgate resident James Noble with his medals.

A Stoke man with learning disabilities is pursuing his passion for sport after competing in the Special Olympics, with help from support workers. 

Homelessness Life Story: Hassan

Hassan is now living independently (Photo posed by model).

A Kurdish man who fled war in Syria has found a home of his own in the UK with help from national care and support provider Sanctuary Supported Living (SSL).

Carers Week Life Story: 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 Life Story: 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 Life Story: 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.

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