STORIES

The people we work with come from all different backgrounds, situations and ages. Our approach is not one-size-fits-all. We work with each person as an individual, helping them realise their future goals.

Read the stories of some of them here.

Jane's Story

When Jane first came into contact with the Footsteps Team, she was living in a hostel and struggling with mental health issues, including bi-polar disorder, anxiety and panic attacks...

Chrissy's story

People we’ve helped create a positive ripple and often inspire others they know to make similar changes...

Hendrick’s story

Our team took a call regarding Hendrick, a 16 year old from London who had been missing for over a month. He had been discovered over 300 miles away in a drug den during a police raid...

Anton's Story

Serious violence against young people can rob them of their futures. When Sonya, our caseworker Royal London Hospital Trauma Caseworker, first met 23 year old Anton he had been the innocent victim of a drive by shooting which had left him blinded...

Marcel's Story

Prison leavers can face a host of setbacks when they try to look for work and it can be a long and difficult time. With the help of the Peer Advisor Programme, Marcel was able to gain new skills, find employment and help others take the same steps...

Colin's story

Andrew describes his work with Colin who needed help to increase his confidence after battling depression and anxiety.
"I came in to contact with Colin in November 2016 when he was referred to me by his Job Centre Coach...