Her journey to the school gate has not been smooth. In her words she was a “rebellious teenaged run-away” and when she became a mum at 16, homeless and in need of support she struggled to cope with the huge responsibility of bringing up her son. Lizzie was referred to Yates Court Supported Housing, where she was given a safe place to live with her son and the support she needed.
Lizzie has left the security of Yates Court to set-up a new home nearby for her young family. Looking back she says,
“The stability and support I was given by the team has helped me build my confidence and equip me with the skills to live independently.”
Lizzie is now looking forward to the future and is making positive plans to enjoy family life. Even if this week milestone event is tearful for Lizzie, she will be delighted to see her son making the first steps to his future.
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