We recently caught up with Laura Shurrock, Mentoring Support Officer at Change Grow Live, a charity we have been supporting since 2018 with a three-year grant. Change Grow Live’s mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential.
Our funding supports Change Grow Live’s project in partnership with Birmingham Youth Offending Service and the West Midlands Police, which helps young people in the community who are at risk of offending and not engaged in education or training. So far, we have seen 120 individuals complete the project with over 50% of participants in education, employment or training at the end of the programme.
In this interview Laura talks about the challenges brought by Covid-19, daily support routines and her proudest moments with the young people she supports.