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.

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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Picture posed by model to illustrate Jenny working as a chef

Hard work pays off for Jenny after leaving children’s home

May 29, 2023

After living in a children’s residential home for a number of years, Jenny initially struggled when she had to move out at 18. But with support from Moving On, she’s now proud of the life she has built for herself.

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After fleeing domestic violence, Shelly is ready to start looking for work. Picture posed by model

Fresh start for Shelly after fleeing domestic violence

May 2, 2023

After fleeing domestic violence, Shelly needed a fresh start away from her home town. Moving On were there to help her find the happiness she deserves.

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The difference Moving On can make: “Without Rachael, I don’t where I’d be”

April 17, 2023

A good support worker can make a world of difference to the young people we help at Moving On, as this interview with one of our clients shows.

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A second chance for Bobby to settle in his own home

April 10, 2023

Bobby’s journey with Moving On began in 2021. Bobby had been in care but when we met Bobby, he was staying on a friend’s sofa and needed his own place. We got to know Bobby and his social worker. We…

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