Stories of Transformation

The best way of seeing how we make a difference is seeing and listening first hand to what children and young people have to say about TLG and the difference that has been made to their lives.

Anthony’s story

Anthony’s story

Change that lasts a lifetime. In 2006 Anthony joined us at our Education Centre in Bradford. We caught up with him 10 years later to see what kind of lasting impact TLG had made in his life.

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Joshua’s story

Joshua’s story

Fitting in can be hard. Fitting in when you’re trying to work out who you are can be even harder. That’s why an Early Intervention coach made all the difference for Joshua. 

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Phoebe’s story

Phoebe’s story

It’s something that 1.5 million young people say they’ve faced in the last year. This is a story of a child damaged by bullying and recovering through the TLG experience. 

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Kobi’s story

Kobi’s story

Kobi's life was difficult without the influence of a positive male role model. That's when Paul, his TLG Early Intervention coach, helped to turn things around.

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Hannah’s story

Hannah’s story

Hannah’s story is one that shows just a little bit of extra support can make a big difference.

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Zainab’s story

Zainab’s story

Zainab's remarkable story is one of lasting change. From experiencing school exclusion herself to becoming a TLG teacher, Zainab has become an inspiration to others, finding her faith along the way.

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Cabe’s story

Cabe’s story

Cabe's short temper was reaching a breaking point at school but his life turned around when his Early Intervention coach, Martin, arrived at school.

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Jack’s story

Jack’s story

It was John, a TLG Early Intervention Coach, who helped Jack realise that adults were people he could trust, rather than fear.

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Amy’s story

Amy’s story

Amy’s confidence was at an all-time low. Facing so many problems, her coach was there for her at just the right time and Amy’s future in school has been transformed.

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Lacey’s story

Lacey’s story

A place at a TLG Education Centre has made all the difference for Lacey. School was a time of being bullied and a place for misbehaving. Not anymore.

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Adam’s story

Adam’s story

Adam was heading in the direction of a potential prison sentence. But a place at a TLG Education Centre helped him turn in the the opposite direction.

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James’ story

James’ story

Before he met his coach, James would get into trouble as a result of not being able to control his anger in school. See how just one hour a week with his coach has helped him to control his behaviour.

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Krishna’s story

Krishna’s story

Krishna now has confidence and hope for his future thanks to his Early Intervention coach who began working with him in primary school. Now in secondary school he has an inspiring story of overcoming his challenges.

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Jessica’s story

Jessica’s story

It was early on in primary school that Jessica knew she struggled with her temper. Thankfully, through the support of her coach, Jessica is back on track and things are looking up.

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Jarek’s story

Jarek’s story

After a month's exclusion from school, Jarek gained a place at TLG and seized the opportunity to make a fresh start. Jarek came a long way in a short space of time, and now loves to share his ambitions for his future.

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Jordan’s story

Jordan’s story

If it weren't for Lila, a TLG Early Intervention Coach, Jordan could still be struggling through school. Instead, the support from his coach not only changed Jordan's life, but his mum's too.

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Xavier’s story

Xavier’s story

After an incident at school, Xavier found himself excluded and at a TLG Education Centre. However, thanks to the support of TLG staff, things are looking up and his confidence is growing.

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