Transforming lives through offering food, shelter, hope and support to the most vulnerable in our community

Queens Award

Client Stories

Read the stories of transformed lives at CCM (some names have been changed):
 
Ellis' Story 
 "I am very determined to learn from my mistakes. I want to watch my son grow up." Read
 
 

Winston's Story
         
 
 "My hope for the future is to be settled and drink free." Read
 
 
 
 

 Vanessa's Story

 "I was homeless for 2 years, I was very miserable. I was suffering from mental health issues and drug problems, and I lost my family." Read
 
 

 Glyn's Story 

"I've had three breakdowns in my life. I couldn't cope." Read
 
 
 

  Lynn's Story

  "I don't want to just exist. I want to live". Read
 
 
 

 Michelle's Story

 " By the time he stopped hitting me it was 4am." Read
 
 
 

 Michael's Story

 " I often had to drink to survive and was the victim of racial abuse. I did bad things to make ends meet and was gradually losing the plot...." Read
 
 

 Kevin's Story
 " I started off my life in gangs and on the streets, and it took me to jail and to using drugs. " View
 

Connor's Story
" All my role models were people who had money and were doing crime and selling drugs like cannabis and acid tablets...." Read
 

Susan's Story
" I had been in an abusive relationship for five years when the violence just got worse......" Read
 

Jaskaren's Story
" I had no friends or family for support. I heard about the Foodbank through the JobCentre." Read
 

Harriet's Story
" I had pushed away a lot of opportunities so I agreed to try....." Read
 

Joanne's Story
" I come from a background of abuse, alcohol and drug addiction, which took me to some terribly dark places I never wanted to go to and very nearly took my life." Read