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Sam

Sam

Sam became homeless in 2016, when his marriage ended and the pressures of life became overwhelming.

Hugo new house

Hugo

Hugo worked in York then had his own studio in London for ten years. One of his finest prints adorns the wall of Restore’s own offices. Hugo’s life took a knock though, when his marriage broke down. Struggling to cope, he began drinking and became dependent on alcohol. Hugo was referred to Restore and spent …

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Chelsea graduating

Chelsea

A few years ago, graduation looked very difficult. Chelsea had been unable to continue her course while she was treated for an eating order and while she worked through difficulties back home in Grimsby. After leaving the health unit, she began getting life back on track.

Jordan

Jordan

A decade ago, Jordan was in a very different place. He was 16 when his mum suddenly collapsed at work one night and died from a brain haemorrhage. Understandably, Jordan struggled to cope with the grief. He began drinking and fell in with a group of people that hindered rather than helped him, and at …

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