Stories

This page is dedicated to the stories of the people we’ve helped over the years.

Each story is unique and you’ll see our person-centred approach in action.

Robert’s LIFT story

Robert’s LIFT story

Sue contacted Housing Options Scotland for support and advice when her son, Robert, was to move from Sheffield to Blairgowrie. HOS Broker Susan was able to support the family apply for the LIFT scheme and see Robert purchase his own flat. Sue’s son Robert was living...

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Dorrie’s story

Dorrie’s story

Dorrie’s Story Dorrie is a retired veteran aged 73 years old. She had previously worked as a Communications Centre Operator in the Armed Forces and was living in Leicestershire when she approached Housing Options Scotland for help. Born in Scotland, she wanted to move...

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Gina’s Story: Homelessness to Private Renting

Gina’s Story: Homelessness to Private Renting

Following a marriage breakdown, Veteran Gina moved herself and her children home from Cyprus. While she received support from a variety of Veteran’s charities to get back, her resources in Britain were very limited. She accepted the kind offer of a place to stay from...

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Stacey’s Story: Home Owner Adaptation

Stacey’s Story: Home Owner Adaptation

Stacey lives in Lenzie, East Dunbartonshire with her two children. She approached Housing Options Scotland looking for support in securing adaptations to her home for Aaron, her 10 year-old son who has chromosome deletion disorder. Following a split from her partner,...

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Anne’s story: Renting from a Housing Association

Anne’s story: Renting from a Housing Association

Upon arriving in Anne’s home from the outside, her street is noticeably peaceful and quiet, despite being located one block in from a major street filled with cafes and shops. Anne welcomes us in with a warm hug and a tour of her new place. Earlier on in life, Ann was...

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