Amir was 15 when he was involved in an armed robbery
Abigail struggled with depression and felt like there was no hope
Laura left school feeling like she had no prospects
Damaris got kicked out of school and became a dad at 16
Shamar was arrested for robbery and felt that he couldn’t move on
Harrison was surrounded by violence and had stopped leaving his home
Fisa was struggling with her brother's death when she was thrown out of home
Khadeejah felt isolated and trapped in a violent relationship. She didn’t know where to turn to for help until she discovered Spear.
Kasim moved to London after spending 18 months in prison in his hometown, Birmingham.
Omar was kicked out of school twice, and was at a crossroads in his life when he found Spear.
Ricky had seen himself as a victim, blaming everything else, but now he realises he does have options.
Catherine wasn't able to get into work due to struggling with anxiety and depression.
Connor was awaiting a court appearance when he arrived at Spear.
Sophia had grown up with her dad in prison, and also ended up dropping out of university
Adiad had a reputation in Harrow for being involved in crime.