Life Stories

George’s Story

George’s Story

George* came to Mustard Tree extremely distressed and anxious due to his financial circumstances. He was in arrears, close to £29,000, and as they went unpaid each passing month they were getting higher and higher. George, who relied solely on…

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Katie’s Story

Katie’s Story

Katie joined Mustard Tree’s life-skills and employability training placement ‘Freedom’ after a period of homelessness caused by multiple factors.   “I was in a major depressive state” Katie* has bipolar disorder and has had problems with mental health in the…

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Jason’s Story

Jason’s Story

Jason joined Mustard Tree’s life-skills and employability training placement ‘Freedom’ back in April 2019, after being referred by a staff member at Wilson Carlisle House. “I was down in the dumps. I had no self-esteem or confidence… I was bored”….

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New avenues for Pavel

New avenues for Pavel

During these times of great uncertainty and distress, there’s always a ray of light ready to shine through the clouds. We’re delighted to share the below update from our Freedom Coordinator Jacquie, who has some inspiring news from our Salford…

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Daniel’s Story

Daniel’s Story

Daniel joined the ‘Freedom Project’ – Mustard Tree’s life-skills and employability training programme, after struggling to find work in the area he wanted to build a career in. “What am I doing here?” When Daniel first stepped foot inside Mustard…

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Ged’s Story

Ged’s Story

Ged’s Story Ged (61) joined the Freedom Project – Mustard Tree’s life skills and employability programme – after facing a prolonged period of unemployment. He is now back in work after graduating, having regained his confidence and self-respect.   “Before…

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