Adi's story

Following a family breakdown, Adi found himself without a home. He was eager to get back on his feet, but things were stacked against him. With the help of his local EYH charity, things turned around. 

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Following a family breakdown, Adi found himself without a home, and ended up sleeping in a B&B. This quickly became untenable and Adi found himself on the streets . Thankfully, Adi soon heard about his local EYH charity, and they were able to supply him with accommodation.

Shortly after being housed, Adi began sessions with one of the charity’s job coaches. He wanted to work in security, but didn’t know where to start. The job coach helped him to meet the entry requirements, by registering him onto a first aid course, and attaining the required ID.

Adi was then able to embark on the security profession training course, with his fees covered by an EYH bursary. Adi passed the course, and with support from his job coach, attained further licences that would allow him to work as a security guard. Soon after, he was delighted to be offered full-time work with a security agency.

Thanks to the support he received from his local EYH charity, Adi’s future is looking bright. He is now confident and feeling positive:

“This is one of the best things that has happened to me; it has changed my life for the better.  It has broadened my horizons.”

Due to COVID-19, young people's fututes are at risk, and many more like Adi need our help. Will you help us give them a second chance by donating today?

  • Just £20 could provide a young person with an hour of support from a specialist coach
  • £50 could provide a young person with travel to work before they get their first pay cheque 

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