Case Studies

Life changing support, transforming vulnerable lives*.

*Names have been changed to protect anonymity.


Christina’s Story – Supporting children with cerebral palsy and their families

“What Stick ‘n’ Step has done for me is put me in touch with others like me. Nobody knows what you’re going through when you have a disabled child. It’s made me feel like we’re not the only ones.”
Supported by Stick ‘n’ Step


Claire House Hospice – Supporting children with life limiting illnesses

James’ Story – Emergency help with food poverty

“I’ve just signed on at the Job Centre and I’m waiting for my appointment. But they have left me for over two weeks with no money or support…I have no family or anyone.



John’s Story – Tackling food poverty

“I am 62 years old. I have been surviving, just on food given to me at the Foodbank and the charity meals from various Christian churches in the [local] area…”


Tom’s Story – Supporting people with drug or alcohol addictions

“I am a 68 year old widower. I have 2 grown up daughters.

I was born in Northwich. My childhood was reasonably happy and uneventful. My father was a manual worker. He drank every day. My mother forced me to leave school when I was 17 after completing ‘O’ levels. She wanted me to contribute to the household by going to work.

I met a girl. She got pregnant.