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My Story: Steven

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After being diagnosed with schizophrenia, Steven endured a lot of bullying at school which then continued into his adulthood. Steven is a cross dresser, he feels comfortable in women’s clothes but has faced violence and judgement which then took a toll on his mental health. Vee’s Place has created him a space to express himself […]

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My Story: Mike

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Suffering a breakdown, during a divorce and child custody issues, Mike was struggling which led him to loosing his job too. Luckily, Mike was introduced to Vee’s Place. Here his story:  “I lectured in music at a performing arts college but I began to find the workload difficult. I was going through a lot with […]

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Unemployment in 16-24 year olds Expected to Increase

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Office of National Statistic’s (ONS) has released worrying new employment rates for 16-24 years and highlights that youth unemployment is increasing. Coupled with the furlough scheme coming to a close at the start of October we’re worried what impact that will have on our local community.   What does this mean for Vee’s place and […]

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COVID-19 News

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COVID-19 has presented our small charity with an incredible challenge. The beginning of the outbreak ground our activities to a halt, with the restrictions put in place restricting our ability to support the people the charity was created to deliver for. Whilst making our working situation harder, it also presented us with a greater challenge […]