Charlotte became homeless when an unexpected pregnancy meant she was no longer welcome at home. Following her parents divorce, Charlotte moved between them, but arguments with her mum and clashes with her dad made things unbearable. So when Charlotte became pregnant, she was out in the cold. Thankfully she was introduced to Depaul.
Unexpectedly pregnant at 19
Forced to live in a budget hotel for 5 months
Lost her job because of Covid-19
Helped by Depaul
Unexpectedly pregnant at 19 Forced to live in a budget hotel for 5 months Lost her job because of Covid-19 Helped by Depaul
“The council put me in touch with Depaul and I spoke to a support worker…She’s like my guardian angel. I can’t speak highly enough of her.”
How Depaul helped
Icon of two people Mental Health Counselling: Charlotte has weekly sessions with a counsellor. Family Mediation: Charlotte was helped to reconnect with he dad and rebuild their relationship. Donations: Charlotte was given all sorts of baby supplies to prepare for the arrival of her baby. Icon of a bank note Financial Navigation: Charlotte received financial guidance on things like budgeting. Icon of a heart Hope: Charlottes life is on track for a brighter future.

JUST £12 A MONTH could pay for a young person like Charlotte to receive help from a dedicated support worker to help with things like sourcing donated baby equipment, accessing a food bank, help with her mental health, money management and support to find more stable housing.

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