Owen’s Story

Owen’s Story

April 30, 2019

When a 13-year-old boy found himself trapped in the darkest place, a Family Works counsellor stepped in to hold up the light.

Casey’s Story

Casey’s Story

April 30, 2019

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.

Ashley’s Story

Ashley’s Story

April 30, 2019

“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.”

Sally’s Story

Sally’s Story

April 30, 2019

All five-year-olds need time to adjust in school. For Sally though, the challenges were even more difficult as she is blind.

Max’s Story

Max’s Story

November 20, 2018

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.

Andrew’s Story

Andrew’s Story

November 20, 2018

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 Story

Bella’s Story

September 21, 2018

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’s Story

Rezkah’s Story

August 23, 2018

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.

Katie’s Story

Katie’s Story

August 20, 2018

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.

Kayla’s Story

Kayla’s Story

July 25, 2018

Counselling helps families who’ve experienced violence to heal and form loving bonds – as mum Kayla* and her sons discovered when they sought help to start again.