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Your stories

Everyone goes through challenges, but you don’t have to face those challenges alone. See what a difference it makes to have some support from your Foothold community.

You're not alone

You might feel like you’re alone – but you’re not. Your Foothold community is here for you. See how we’ve supported other members of the community through their challenges.

Tania’s story of telephone befriending

Find out how Tania supports Foothold community members through telephone befriending

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Stuart’s story of regaining control of his mental health

Find out how we supported Stuart when the COVID-19 pandemic affected his mental health

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Malcolm’s story of seeking financial support during the pandemic

Find out how we supported Malcolm and his family financially when the Covid-19 pandemic struck

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Paul’s story of seeking financial support during illness

Find out how we supported Paul and his family financially when the Covid-19 pandemic struck and he was diagnosed with cancer

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Laurie’s story of getting financial support after losing his income

Find out how we financially supported Laurie when he was made redundant and lost his income overnight because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How career coaching helped Andrew after redundancy

Find out how we supported Andrew when he was made redundant and needed career coaching to get back into the job market. 

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Yael’s story of getting support during maternity leave

Find out how we supported Yael and her family during maternity leave when she needed practical and financial help.

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Poobalan’s story of restarting his career in the UK

Find out how we supported Poobalan and his family when he was made redundant during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Imelda’s story of financial independence

Find out how we supported Imelda after her beloved husband died and she was struggling financially. 

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Learn how to manage your money better in our free webinar

Find out about our upcoming webinar, Managing Your Money, taking place on Thursday 13 January 2022 in partnership with Secondsight.

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Knowing your rights as a private tenant

Learn more about your rights as a private tenant and how they can help you in this blog by the housing experts at Shelter.

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Your guide to Covid-19 repossessions and evictions

Your guide to Covid-19 mortgage repossessions and evictions from Madeleine Hunter, Helpline Plus Caseworker at the housing experts Shelter

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