I'm raising money for an ID Card and a Phone

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Why I’m using StreetChange for an ID Card Application and a Phone

I’ve got a tenancy at the moment but I’m struggling to manage it. I’d like to register with a GP so I can get help with my health issues and start to get the support I need, but without photo ID it’s been difficult. I’d also like a phone so I can keep in touch with my family and friends as I struggle to go out due to my illness. I’ve just started working with Streetwork again–they helped me in the past when I was on the street. Now they’re helping me sort out some of the issues I’m having to do with my tenancy.

So with a phone and a Citizencard I’ll be able to access services and keep in touch with people so I will not be as isolated and on my own.

My Story

I became homeless after my mum died. After she died everything became too much and I couldn’t cope. I have suffered from mental health issues all my life but without my mum I really couldn’t cope. I tried to end my life when things were really bad… I was on the streets for a few years but eventually I was able to start to get things sorted.

My goals moving forward

I’d just like to get back to normal, deal with my issues and move on with my life.

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Jan 4

Caroline made a £20 donation.

Jan 4, 2018 at 8:07am

All the best for the future, Charlie.

Dec 6

Suzie made a £10 donation.

Dec 6, 2017 at 4:17pm

It’s not easy asking for help when you need it, we’ll done for taking such an important step.

Oct 5

Roy made a £10 donation.

Oct 5, 2017 at 9:45am

Aug 2

Laura made a £30 donation.

Aug 2, 2017 at 5:21pm

You're on the right track Charlie. Keep going with your tenancy and just take one day at a time. Your mum would be proud of you. I'm proud of you and how far you've come.

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