There’s usually a pattern of trauma which lead you down a certain path, it’s taken me a long time to understand that."
We believe homelessness isn’t a choice, sometimes it’s the effects of trauma, hardships, tragedy, and for Suzanne, it was the effects of many years of domestic abuse.
Paul's life turned upside down when he split up with his wife and went on to become homeless. This is his story.
Chris is 37 and has lived through traumatic experiences that would be incomprehensible to most, including abuse, addiction and slavery. This is his story.
Danielle was severely bullied at school, and not long after falling pregnant at fifteen, she found herself homeless. This is her story.
I was malnourished when I was a kid, my mum and dad would sit on the sofa eating steak whilst me and my brother were eating pizza crust from two days ago
My early years were characterised by disinterest and neglect, although I certainly didn’t think that at the time.
Sarah's husband mental and physically tortured her for many years, physical violence, rape and psychological abuse were commonplace