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Sarah overcomes addiction and learns to live free
Domestic violence and addiction took their toll on mother-of-two Sarah’s mental health. Here’s how a group of inspiring women, brought together by the LIVEfree Project, helped turn her life around.
Kaylah: from care leaver to Young Warrior Woman
After exiting out-of-home care at 18 Kaylah was left homeless. Here’s how the Young Warrior Woman education and mentoring program helped turn her life around.
Wayne finds acceptance and healing after a traumatic childhood
A lifetime of rejection, bullying, and dealing with a chronic health condition led Wayne to develop depression and alcoholism. Life-Gate helped him turn it all around.
Escaping modern slavery: the journey to independence
As survivors of modern slavery regain confidence and trust in the world around them, they take steps to rebuild their lives and create a more positive future. From learning English and making friends to finding a job and their own home, every journey is unique.
Reuniting families: support for parents whose kids have been removed
A parent reeling from the trauma of having their kids removed must then navigate a confusing legal system – caseworkers, lawyers, court appearances, evaluations, foster carers and more – to try to get them back. Now, they can turn to someone who has done it all before.
Taking the RuffTRACK: young people make connections in the outback
From Sydney to Gunnedah, Goondiwindi, Toowoomba, Moonie and Moree – RuffTRACK’s recent trip through regional NSW and Queensland helped at-risk teenagers make meaningful changes through physical activity and new experiences.
How one special person helped a single mum transform her life
Mum-of-four Nicole turned to the COACH Community Mentoring program to help her deal with grief, stress, financial issues and a drinking problem after a death in the family… and wound up making a friend for life.
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