When a 13-year-old boy found himself trapped in the darkest place, a Family Works counsellor stepped in to hold up the light.
When Casey* went through a dark phase as a teen, our Family Works counsellor helped her to find hope, and ushered in a positive transformation for the whole family.
“THIS IS MY LIFE – THIS IS ME.
Because this is who I am and who I am meant to be. I AM AWESOMEEEE, I know. I am Ashley Jordyn.”
All five-year-olds need time to adjust in school. For Sally though, the challenges were even more difficult as she is blind.
Eight-year-old Max adored his dad and followed him wherever he went. Unfortunately, this exposed Max to his dad’s drug habits and violent criminal activities. His dad never seemed to notice that Max was around.
Five year old Andrew is enjoying life growing up with his grandparents. It hasn’t always been like this for Andrew. When he was just 2 years old Andrew was sent to live with his grandparents.
Bella’s mum had recently escaped from an abusive relationship and wasn’t well enough to care for the five-year-old. Her sister Diane* took in the little girl.
Rezkah suffers from serious medical conditions and is often in and out of hospital. As he can’t support himself, he’s been evicted a few times for failing to pay rent. He has no family here.
Eleven-year-old Katie* was born with a bubbly personality. She was fearless and always had a smile for everyone. This all changed when she witnessed a traumatic event.