"I have been coming to the Drop in Centre for several years and was heavily in to drugs but for the last 3 years with their help, I have been off everything . Without their help, I do not doubt that I would be back in prison or dead so I have a lot to be grateful for. Thank you all."
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Former homeless woman is now a self-employed labourer in Plymouth after beating addiction
A FORMER homeless woman has turned her life around after beating a drug and alcohol addiction and going on to become a self-employed labourer.
Just one year ago, 26-year-old Connie Palmer was struggling with an alcohol and drug addiction and found herself on the streets after being kicked out of her home.
In Christmas 2014 things came to a head and Connie began to get her life back on track with the help of Shekinah, a charity supporting homeless people and those with alcohol, drug, offending and mental health issues.
“I was drinking and doing drugs and was homeless; my life was a mess,” said Connie, who lives in Lipson.
Plymouth drop-in centre for people in recovery get solar panels thanks to prize winnings
AN ENERGY group has used prize winnings to fund solar panels for a city charity’s drop-in centre.
Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) recently scooped a prestigious award for its work tackling environmental and social injustice.
And afterwards the social enterprise team put their heads together to decide how they would spend the £5,000 winnings.
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Charities join forces to get Devon homeless people back into work
Devon-based charity Shekinah is to work together with national homelessness charity Crisis to help more homeless people back into work in Plymouth and Torbay, it was announced today.
Midas joins forces with NHS inspire firms communities
Midas joins forces with NHS to inspire other firms to do more in their communities.
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