Life Stories

These are just a few of many of our clients life stories - they share the struggles that the client have had to face and how the people and services offered at Reach have helped them through their difficult situations.


Please have a read.


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Becky's story

"Without Jo, I would still be in debt and still in a bad place.  I still suffer a bit with anxiety but I feel a whole lot better." Read more



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Helen's story

"REACH has given me some hope for the future. It got to the point where I just wouldn’t leave the house, I didn’t want to see or talk to anybody but after a long time I am starting to feel like myself again" Read more


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The Brother's story

"REACH just couldn’t do enough for us and we really don’t know what we would have done without their support. Ann and Mark did a lot, it was a great service." Read more


Alex's story

"If it wasn't for REACH and the food bank I don't know what I would have done as I couldn't afford to get any food.  Ann has helped me so much and I am very thankful for all her help in getting me my new flat" Read more


Mark & Liz's story

"...they just melted with tears streaming down their faces, the relief was palpable!"  Read more


Janet's story

"I recently turned 75 and a few years ago I got myself into a situation of hardly having any money or food because I had got into debt with loans and credit cards.   Read more


Jacinto's story

"When I went to get help from REACH, I was not in a place where I could open up ...... coming to REACH has made a big difference; no one has helped us like you have.   Read more



Ray's story

"...things have changed I now feel like a father, my head is not in ground, I can see the beauty around me now and home life is also better. I can say that it will continue to improve."   Read more


Majorie's story

"I am 66 and I never thought I would be in a situation like this. I was living a comfortable life for the last 16 years and my companion and my best friend suddenly died!"   Read more