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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.

linda mental health story

Linda’s story of supporting her daughter’s mental health

Find out how we supported Linda and her fifteen year-old daughter through a mental health crisis.

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annika financial struggle

Annika’s story of overcoming financial struggle

Find out how we supported Annika when she was having financial problems due to COVID-19 restrictions.

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Simon’s story of support during the coronavirus pandemic

Find out how we supported Simon and his family when their income disappeared overnight during the coronavirus pandemic.

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molly counselling support

Molly’s story of getting counselling support

Find out how we supported Molly with counselling after a separation from her partner.

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sharon becoming a carer

Sharon’s story of becoming a carer for her family

Find out how we supported Sharon and her family when she cared for her husband after a cancer diagnosis. 

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Alan overcoming illness

Alan’s story of overcoming serious illness

Find out how we supported Alan and his family after an illness until he was ready to return to work. 

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Law Express, authors of: Creating a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA): Everything you need to know

Creating a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA): Everything you need to know

Find out how you can create a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) in this handy blog by our partners at Law Express.

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Dr Kellyn Lee, dementia expert

Living well with dementia

In advance of her upcoming webinar miniseries, Dementia expert Dr Kellyn Lee explores how we can improve the wellbeing of people affected by dementia.

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Foothold Run ’til it hertz endurance challenge: how to train to achieve your exercise goals

Engineer and fitness trainer Dan Cognolato reveals some pro tips for training for endurance challenges – such as our Run ’til it hertz challenge.

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