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


Ed’s Story – Improving live chances for children

Ed is a young boy aged 8 who lives within social housing in Dallam, Warrington with his Mum, Dad and older brother and sister.  He attends a nearby mainstream Primary school and part of the pupil premium cohort.


Hannah’s Story – Prevention of young suicide

“My mother passed away from suicide about 6 years ago now. It was the greatest shock of my life when I found her in the morning, not even 2 metres from where I was sleeping.”


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.