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Case study: Tom

Tom* lost his job as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. He left his home and started rough sleeping, as he could no longer afford his rent and utility bills. A member of Street Reach staff approached Tom and offered him support. After being introduced to the service and accepting support, Tom was provided with …

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Joe’s Story: “I have received all the support I could ever want”

“I’ve been interested in photography my whole life and have always found that photography is able to capture something unique and make other people really think about what they’re looking at,” explains Joe, a client in one of our Young People’s services. “I love being outdoors and taking photos because it allows you to be …

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Case study: Viv and Luke

Luke, 16, is living with Viv as part of our supported lodgings scheme in Calderdale. The scheme matches young people in the Calderdale area with Hosts who are happy to offer them a room in their home. The young person pays rent, and has the opportunity to develop their independent living skill further. They are …

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How Volunteering Helped Me: Ryan Roebuck

One of our Befrienders at Horton Housing has used his experiences of addiction to help support a client through his journey and has now found a full-time job working for the NHS’ Liaison and Diversion service. Volunteering in the Tenancy Sustainment Service, Ryan started midway through 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic ensured that the first few …

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Case study: Justin

Justin came to our Craven Homeless Hub after losing three people he loved in just six months. “I lost my mum, my mate and my grandma. It was like someone had pulled the carpet from under me, my world turned upside down. I had always worked until this but I had to take lots of …

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Case study: Jason

Before Jason* came to our STAY at Home service, he was living in a poorly maintained property, had no benefits and relied on food parcels and utility vouchers. Previously he had lived with his parents. After their passing, he sold the property and became a victim of financial abuse. A support worker at STAY at Home …

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