Your Stories

Speaking to the helpline kept me in teaching

Education Support stress balls

Victoria was stressed and anxious due to a relentless workload and unreasonable expectations. After breaking down in tears, she turned to our helpline for support. A call which gave her the strength to stay.

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Haydon School

Haydon School

Robert Jones, headteacher of Haydon School, outlines the work that has been done to improve staff wellbeing and workload, making the school a more positive and productive place to work.

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Meet Laura

Laura Braun was miserable and suffering from panic attacks. A call to our helpline clarified what she wanted out of her life and career.

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Meet Lisa

Lisa Brabrook during treatment for leukaemia

Lisa Brabrook and her family were struggling financially folllowing a diagnosis of leukaemia. This is when our Grants Caseworker, Carl, stepped in to help. 

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Meet Ollie

Ollie in the bath

Carl Hanser, Grants Officer, talks about how the grant he awarded helped 3 year old cancer patient Ollie get some pain relief. 

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Meet Simone


NQT, Simone was able to keep a roof over her and her son’s head with help from our grants. 

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Meet Sarah

Gas flame

Single mum got help to pay the bills through our grants scheme.

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Meet Elissavet


How London teacher Elissavet got a space of her own with our help!

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Boulevard Primary Partnership

Southwood School

Elaine Hawkins,headteacher at Southwood School part of the The Boulevard Primary Partnership, talks about the practical benefits of the Positive Workplace Survey for the school, pupils and all the individual staff members.

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Meet Fiona

Terraced housing

Fiona was able to avoid being evicted with support from our grants. 

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