Jenny was physically and emotionally abused by her step mum for over five years. As she grew older she turned to alcohol and drugs to calm her down. Juliet, one of our counsellors helped her deal with her emotions and past trauma.
How your support helps
Jenny's story, dealing with substance misuse
Mujibullah's story, a young refugee
Mujibullah came to the UK alone when he was forced to leave Afghanistan. When he first arrived, he couldn’t speak English and didn’t know anyone. Through support from one of our services he now is settled and working to continue his education.
Sarah's story, supporting children in care
Sarah was put in care when she was 10. She kept being moved around different foster parents, and she started running away. Her worker Zoe supported her to settle into a long term foster placement.
John's story, coping with mental health and emotional well-being
Sophie's story, a former runaway
Just after her 16th birthday and with difficulties at home, Sophie started going missing. After being referred to The Children's Society by the police Sophie worked with a project worker who, over five months, helped her to understand the risks and dangers of going missing.
Marnie's story, learning about the dangers of child sexual exploitation
could help us reach a young person in danger
could pay for a hot meal, shower and living essentials for a young runaway
could secure mobile phones for project workers so children in danger can contact them at any time
could help provide ongoing support to a child as they take active steps to change their life
could buy a week of support and counselling for a child who has been sexually abused
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could pay for a hot meal for a neglected child when a project worker meets with them
could could buy support and counselling for a child for one week
could help pay for a family to have mediation sessions to try and resolve conflict at home
could help pay for a day out for four young carers in need of a break
could buy a residential therapy weekend for eight victims of child sexual abuse
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