Moving in and getting out

Moving in and getting out

Robbie came to us from a 24 hour supported accommodation placement and prior to that was in a homeless hostel. Robbie was referred to us because he was ready to move out of a group setting but unable to manage a tenancy independently due to his mental health...
Planning for the future

Planning for the future

As a support worker with Moving On Durham, I manage a caseload of 25 young people with differing support needs. One of my clients, Kelly, came from Latvia with her mam when she was around 9 years old. Soon after this she became ‘looked after’ by the local authority,...
A turning point

A turning point

‘Sarah’ came to us after spending a significant amount of time in various forms of care. She entered the care system at the age of 7, and bounced around multiple foster placements, moving on a regular basis. When Sarah turned 18, she had ‘aged out’ of the care...
A fresh start for a new generation

A fresh start for a new generation

Paul first came to Moving On following a breakdown in his previous tenancy resulting in him staying in insecure accommodation.  Paul spent a lot of his teenage years in care following a breakdown in family relationships.  This was an extremely turbulent time for Paul...
Laying new foundations

Laying new foundations

Working as a support worker at Moving On allows me to work with a wide range of young people from a variety of different backgrounds. I work as part of the ‘Intensive support team’, and my caseload is usually young males who struggle to, or don’t engage well with our...
The road to independence

The road to independence

My role as a support worker at Moving On allows me to work with young people from a wide variety of backgrounds. It’s not an easy job; sometimes heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking, but helping make a difference in young people’s lives, and helping them overcome...