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March 13, 2016


Steve (not his real name) was brought up in care and spent most of his life in borstal and prison battling with his drug addiction. Having lost his accommodation Steve was sleeping on the streets of Basingstoke until he was referred into The Dwelling Place. Steve says …. ‘this is great….I’m too old now to do prison I want to straighten my life out. “This is the first time ever i have felt safe”

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March 13, 2016


Dave (not his real name) says, “I was so low that I decided to take my own life. Fortunately someone just managed to stop me from throwing myself under a train. At this bleak time in my life I was referred into The Dwelling Place. Since then, my life has taken a turn for the better . . . Liz is brilliant, she keeps me on track

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March 13, 2016


(Ian) told us that moving into a clean and tidy environment, where people cared, gave him the confidence to take the risk and look for work. “I felt supported and that I had safety net to take the steps required to take my life to the next level and not feel like a “second class” citizen anymore”.

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