The Trainer House: Tanya's Story
The Trainer House provides short-stay accommodation for young people who have left their family home. Breathing Space works closely with The Trainer House to prevent young people who have left home from sofa-surfing or ending up homeless. Young people can stay at The Trainer House for up to six weeks.
Tanya was having trouble at home when she heard about The Trainer House from a close friend. Tanya was able to access support from people who understood what she was going through, learn how to budget, cook, and clean, and was given useful skills for how to live independently.
Gemma, a supported housing worker from Stepping Stone Projects, explains how The Trainer House can also provide mediation between young people and their families, so that the young person can return to the family home when they feel ready to do so.
If you know a young person who is worried about leaving home, Breathing Space Lancashire can help. Get in touch with our friendly team, and we'll do our best to support you. Find out how to get in touch by visiting our Contact page.