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.

A turning point for Sarah after 11 years in the care system

May 9, 2022

‘Sarah’ came to us after spending a significant amount of time in various forms of care. She entered the care system at the age of seven, and bounced around multiple foster placements, moving on a regular basis. When Sarah turned…

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A fresh start for the next generation

April 22, 2022

Paul first came to Moving On following a breakdown in his previous tenancy, resulting in him staying in insecure accommodation.  Paul spent a lot of his teenage years in care following a breakdown in family relationships.  This was an extremely…

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Laying the foundations for independent living

April 11, 2022

Working as a support worker at Moving On allows me to work with a wide range of young people from a variety of different backgrounds. I work as part of the ‘Intensive support team’, and my case load is usually…

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The road to independence for young people in County Durham

March 25, 2022

My role as support worker at Moving On allows me to work with young people from a wide variety of backgrounds. It’s not an easy job; sometimes heartwarming, sometimes heartbreaking. But helping make a difference in young people’s lives, and…

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Moving forward one step at a time

March 10, 2022

Within my role at Moving On Durham I manage a caseload of 25 clients with differing support needs. One of my clients, Sarah, came to us from 24-hour supported accommodation after losing her home and the custody of her children…

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