Rashna's story

My partner is Christian, and I am Muslim – so we had a lot of problems. We were not allowed to marry, and couldn’t stay in Syria. It was too dangerous for us.Read more

Shobha's story

"I live in Ilford and there’s no garden – it’s all concrete. I had never done gardening in London but now my eyes have opened up and the senses that I thought had died"Read more

Lisa's story

I’m living proof that you can come out the other side of addiction and mental illness and have a good life.Read more

Elaine's story

"They say family is blood but if my life is anything to go by, family is really who accepts to be your family and who you allow to be your family."Read more

Jamie's story

"I felt like I was too old to change direction. I’ve always had a confidence in the kitchen that I didn’t have in other areas of my life."Read more

Tony's story

"I am proud of what I have achieved and I am confident my future is bright. I want to help someone else feel the same way."Read more

Junior's story

"Even though I came out with some education, I don’t believe prison is the place for any human being."Read more

Stacie's story

"When I got the job it was the happiest I’ve been since my nan passed away. When I got paid I went out and bought some pearl earrings like my nan used to wear. "Read more

Bee's story

“When I walked through SHP’s door, my life changed.”Read more

Kevin's story

"Now I’m chemical free I’m able to sit with myself and absorb life for what it is."Read more