An Outreach Worker from St Basils applied for money from Change into Action for a young female that they had recently supported into accommodation.

“I wanted to arrange something nice for this young person. She had been sleeping rough for some time and her hair had become quite matted. She also only owned a few items of clothing. I will never forget the look on AR’s face when she looked at herself in the mirror after her makeover. She had tears of happiness in her eyes, well we both did!

“Just those little personal touches that Change into Action can help with really does make a difference. AR’s confidence has increased and in her words she said it was so nice to just do something normal, I can’t remember the last time I did that.”

With support from her Outreach Worker and Change into Action, AR has settled well into her accommodation, is more confident and starting to look forward to the future, she has recently registered to become a volunteer and has dreams to join the RAF one day.

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