Our stories

Read the real stories of our young people and volunteers.

Please note that, unless otherwise stated, the names of the young people have been changed to preserve their anonymity.

Wellbeing: Oliver’s story*

Oliver’s home environment was difficult. Both his parents struggled with poor mental health.  He started missing school and rarely left the house becoming increasingly anxious and socially isolated.

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Learning: Georgia’s story*

Georgia’s situation

Georgia had a difficult childhood and suffered very low self-esteem.  At 17, she was living in supported accommodation in Yeovil under the care of the Local Authority and with the support of the social services team working with young people in danger of exploitation.  She was only 17.

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Volunteers: Hugh and Judy

Judy and Hugh Griffiths

Husband and wife, Hugh and Judy Griffiths, volunteer as maths and English tutors with the Rendezvous in Yeovil.

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