Lisa’s Story

Lisa’s Story

My name is Lisa and I have been supported by AFG since December 2012. I’m 25 and live in Huyton. My journey has been incredible. Before I was with AFG I was unhappy, but now I’m ready to live independently…

Nancy’s story

Nancy’s story

My Journey My name is Nancy and I have been working for AFG for about a year. Before this I was an AFG Service User. My story of how I became this well and able to take on the responsibility…

Martin’s story

Martin’s story

They say everything comes in threes. And for Martin who is supported in Rochdale, that is certainly the case. Not only has Martin landed his dream job working in a supermarket, followed by securing his own flat; but Martin has…

John and Betty’s story

John and Betty’s story

A family reunited. John, supported in Lancaster, has been reunited with his sister after spending 15 years apart. John was separated from his sister, Betty, in 1999 following the death of their mother. The grief led to loss of contact…

Rachel’s story

Rachel’s story

Rachel – a wonderful hostess! Rachel invited Sarah Darlington (far left), Health and Safety Manager and Sarah’s counterpart from United Response, Shonagh Methven (far right) to visit her to find out how her life has changed over the five years…

John’s story

John’s story

I was first admitted to Broad Oak* when I was 17 and then another 5-6 times after this. I also spent 12 months in Rathbone**, came out for 12 months before being readmitted. When I was discharged from Rathbone hospital…