Meet Dawid

Meet Dawid

Meet Dawid   “I moved with my family to the UK in 2013. We didn’t have any friends or other family here. I come from a small town in Poland where almost everyone was white. It was so different here, with a mixture of people and cultures. I found it quite difficult...
Meet Sam

Meet Sam

Meet Sam   “I grew up in Kirkstall. My father moved the family down to South Gloucester and we lived there until recently. They don’t have anything like the support they have here. We were pretty much left to fend for ourselves there. When I found out they had a...
Meet John

Meet John

Meet John “This area doesn’t have much really. But what it does have is this community centre. It’s a great place for meeting people, and generally a good place to be. We’ve had to fight for it through; we nearly lost it a few years back. We were half an hour from...
Meet June

Meet June

Meet June “I’ve been in Bradford for twelve years now. I used to live in Bedfordshire. It’s a good community here. Everyone mixes together. I’ve made some good friends.  I’m out of work at the moment. I’m volunteering at a place. So, I’ve been using the job service to...
Meet Yvonne

Meet Yvonne

Meet Yvonne “I’ve lived in Wortley since I was about three. I grew up around here. I had a few jobs when I was younger. I wasn’t able to work permanently because I have Ataxia. It’s a rare condition. I say that it’s a bit like when you lose your balance, and can’t...
Meet Elona

Meet Elona

Meet Elona “My brother used to come to CATCH every day. He’d play pool and other games. I’d come to pick him up. I didn’t really know what this place was. I started to come with him. I was asked if I wanted to come and volunteer, but I didn’t know what volunteering...