Stories

Here you can find stories of people who have worked with TPA. We hope this helps to bring our work to life.

My TPA Keyworker has drastically changed my life for the better. She has changed where I live but more importantly changed the way I view myself. She has given me the confidence to live my life without fear and with the utmost positivity and confidence. It would be true to say that she genuinely saved my life.

Lucy

Lucy is a care leaver with a one year old daughter who she looks after by herself. Lucy wanted to focus on improving her confidence and motivation. She had become anxious and was spending too much time at home alone with her daughter and was feeling isolated. Lucy has...

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Jon

Jon was living with his brother and sister in law and was receiving treatment for cancer. At the time he got in touch with the TPA Jon was very lonely as his sister in law was in abroad visiting family, and his brother works full time. Jon was finding walking any...

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Hannah

Hannah started to work with the TPA following an attempted overdose because she was feeling extremely low. Hannah had a history of drug and alcohol abuse. Hannah had recently returned to the UK following a stay with her sister. During her stay her mental and physical...

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Jane

Jane’s ex-partner passed away suddenly, at the time Jane and her three school age children were living in a privately rented property. The family were devastated by the loss, and whilst Jane and her ex-partner were separated they had a good relationship and he...

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Claire

Claire had recently become bankrupt in order to clear significant debts, she felt she was starting to struggle to keep on top of bills again and was worried she would get into further debt. Claire lacked confidence and got in touch with the TPA for help around...

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Mark

Mark had experienced depression for a long time and had suicidal thoughts over the last 5 years. Mark had planned and paid for his funeral, gambled away most of his possessions and was actively planning his suicide. Mark’s only family was his brother who was in...

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Anna

Anna has chronic pain as a result of fibromyalgia and has recently started to use a wheelchair. Anna had been assessed by Adult Social Care and some minor adaptations had been made to her home. Anna was struggling to adjust to her health conditions and feeling...

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Gina

Gina has dyspraxia and dyslexia and was feeling overwhelmed. Gina was finding it difficult to manage her job, the commute, and was often absent from work. Gina had recently split up with her husband and was struggling to cope with her daughter’s behaviour. Her...

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Helen

Helen had previously experienced physical abuse from her partner - the abuse was escalating and he had recently grabbed her by the throat. Helen’s partner was extremely jealous and would only give her seconds to answer the phone when she was at work. Helen had to give...

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Amina

Amina contacted the TPA as she felt distressed and lonely since her daughter had moved to Manchester – she didn’t know where to start. Amina met with a TPA Key Worker and was able to talk through her concerns. Amina established that she wanted to apply for social...

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