These are our stories - what are yours?
Cloe* is 13. She lives alone with her mother who is struggling with alcoholism .
Chloe was struggling with school, was only attending part-time and was troubled and aggressive.We helped Chloe get the support she needed for both herself and her mother – she now attends school full-time, is learning to surf and her mother is improving. Together they are developing a healthy relationship as mother and daughter.
Dave* has an acquired brain injury and he couldn’t find work.
We helped him with his résumé, training and to find and apply for a traineeship. Dave loves his job and has settled in well. He no longer needs our support - but many others do.
Sophie* and her two children fled their home to escape domestic violence.
They had nowhere to go but the streets.We helped them find a home, a support network and new life skills.Today they are happily settled in their new home and are looking forward to a positive future.
All of her life Alicia* wanted to learn to swim .
At the age of 92 we helped her learn.Alicia is a resident in one of our aged care communities.
Help us help Queenslanders in need.
*All names have been changed to protect identity and confidentiality.