Chris became homeless at 25 when he was forced to leave the family home. His visual impairment hadn’t stopped him from pursuing a careeras a breakdancer and teacher, but when Covid-19 left him without workhe needed support. The council put him in touch with Depaul.
Life-affecting visual impairmennt
Forced to leave the family home
Work on hold due to Covid-19
Helped by Depaul
Life-affecting visual impairmennt Forced to leave the family home Work on hold due to Covid-19 Helped by Depaul
“If I hadn’t been in touch with Depaul UK, I probably would have gone down the hard route.”
How Depaul helped
Icon of a house Accommodation: Chris was supported into temporary accommodation followed by a permanent home. Icon of a briefcase Step to Success: Chris was helped with writing his CV and applying for jobs Icon of two people Coaching: Chris has regular catch ups with his Progression Coach who helps him to address any issues and plan his next steps. Financial Navigation: Chris received financial planning support on things like budgeting and saving. Icon of a heart Hope: Chris's life is on track for a brighter future

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