Case studies

Moving On Durham has been making an impact on young people’s lives in Durham for more than 30 years. Read some of the inspirational stories of the young people we help here.

Breaking down barriers to support Sarah’s mental health

June 1, 2024

A difficult home life meant Sarah ended up sofa surfing at her friends’ houses. Moving On’s support has helped her regain control of her life, both physically and mentally.

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Inspirational change that has motivated Jessica to dream big

May 1, 2024

Moving On has supported Jessica through a difficult transition from leaving care to realising her ambitions for university.

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Therapy helps Emily transform her mental health

April 2, 2024

Therapeutic re-parenting has helped Emily achieve a deeper understanding of herself and her identity as a transgender woman.

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Rebuilding a support network for Chloe after escaping abuse

March 1, 2024

After fleeing her abusive partner before she was even 18 years old, Chloe has been able to rebuild her life with Moving On’s support.

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Moving On helped Jen with counselling support

Network of professionals work together to support Jen

February 6, 2024

A range of support, from financial assistance to mental health care, has helped Jen build trust with Moving On. She’s now looking toward a positive future.

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Helping Aimee to feel positive about the future

December 6, 2023

Our support worker helped Aimee grow her confidence to become more independent and get back to college.

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Helping Liam out of his shell and into college

November 24, 2023

Moving On’s support has helped Liam embrace his love of art and expand his support network by enrolling on a college course.

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A life-changing internship with Moving On

September 26, 2023

A summer internship with Moving On Durham turned out to be an eye-opening and inspirational experience for Dana.

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Helping Fran get her life on track and her little girl home

July 3, 2023

Moving On’s support has helped Fran cope with her mental health issues, tackle substance misuse, find a new group of friends and to regain custody of her daughter.

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Mental health support helps Laura become more independent

June 19, 2023

After a childhood in foster care, Moving On’s mental health support is helping Laura adjust to independent living.

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