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...
People we’ve helped create a positive ripple and often inspire others they know to make similar changes...
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...
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 victim of a drive by shooting which had left him blinded...
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...
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...
54 year old Janine* lives in West Norfolk and has been supported by our Wonder+ Project.
The Covid pandemic has had a real impact on women involved in or at risk of domestic abuse. Read how we helped Jennifer during this very challenging time.
Self-employed construction worker John has lost his job as a result of the Covid pandemic. We are helping him navigate the maze of the benefit system so he has enough money to support himself and his elderly father.
The Covid 19 Emergency Appeal is helping Peer Advisor Joseph whilst he self isolates through the lockdown.
With a new job and a new flat, Lucy's life was starting to turn a corner until Covid brought redundancy and uncertainty.
Rashpal is a Peer Advisor on the Peer Circles project. The pandemic and lockdown are causing a great deal of stress and anxiety amongst his vulnerable clients. Read about how he is helping them through.
19 year old Sarah was sofa surfing when the lockdown was announced. It was vital that we found her somewhere to stay so she could protect her own health and that of others.
19 year old Dennis has hardly been out for weeks. He lives with his Mum who is vulnerable with health problems so even before the Covid lockdown he was worried about the pandemic.
14 year old Joel is frustrated. His Mum is on at him again because he’s not been doing his schoolwork since the schools closed in the lockdown.
Back in February, we helped Mel find a full time job and she was preparing to train as a chef. Now the Covid-19 pandemic has left her facing redundancy and uncertainty.
Overcome with grief after the death of his wife, Wilfred was on the streets for two years. Life is turning a corner now he is training as a Peer Advisor. However, the pandemic restrictions have meant Wilfred is isolated once more.