Read about some of the lives we have transformed

Our clients come to us from all walks of life and each person has a different story. We offer one-to-one support to help people to improve their lives and live more independently.

Discover the stories of some of the people we have supported on their journey to independence…

"I was in a dark place in my head. I had a difficult home life and after my mum died I was suffering a lot from grief."
"I never thought at 45 I would be homeless or an alcoholic."
"I want to say a big thank you Jackie and Gill for all their help. I wouldn’t be alive without them."
"Transform absolutely saved my life. I wouldn’t be alive without it."
"She’s so special to me, we’ve got to know each other very well..."
"I will be eternally grateful. I don’t want to let all of that be for nothing."
"...they opened up the world for us, and essentially got us a home as a family."
"The girls who help me always do their best for me; it helps to make life easier."
"They have given me a lot of support and we have created something very strong between us."
"...I would do a bit of Bear Grylls and find a bush to sleep in to try and keep myself warm."
"I ended up having a seizure in the shower and I wasn’t found for two days."
"My health problems started to get worse. Where I was living just wasn’t right for me."
"I should have been fired 100 times over because of my drinking and my behavior..."
"There were lots of sleepless nights not knowing when the next lot of money was going to come in."
"I was homeless – I had to find somewhere else to live."
"I fell over a few times, breaking lots of bones and ended up in hospital."
"I lived in the same house all my life, with my family."
"I was really ill, I basically nearly died."
"When I was younger I lived with my family but I had to leave."
"I was struggling to get help but then someone told me to try Transform."
"Before I came to Transform I was homeless and living in a B&B"
"If it weren’t for Transform, we would have committed suicide"
"Before I came to Transform, I was living in a place with too much support"
"After an incident at home, my social worker helped me move out"
"Christine was living with a family but they couldn’t look after her anymore"
"I went into foster care at 15 because of family issues"
"I was living on the streets and in one word it was hell"
"I’ve been in recovery for 10 years from drug and alcohol problems"
"Michele has developed her independent living skills and her wellbeing"
"I was on a psychiatric ward for several years and lost contact with my family"
"My mental health problems started in my first year of university"
"When my parents died I had to sell the house and I became homeless"
"I started using drugs and alcohol from a very early age"
"My life was a bit messy and I turned to drink and drugs to block it all out"
"When I was 17 my mum and brother passed away and I became homeless"
"When I look back I see that I always had a drink problem"
"I was struggling to cope with my mental health issues"
"Before I came to Transform I was yellow with alcohol"
"I was struggling and having suicidal thoughts"