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.

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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Cameron’s New Home: Buying to let to a relative

Cameron’s New Home: Buying to let to a relative

Katie Cunningham recently interviewed the mother of one Housing Options Scotland latest “success stories” Francine from East Ayrshire. Francine’s 24 year old son Cameron has recently moved to “The Right House, in the Right Place” with help from Housing Options...

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Chris’s Story 7 Years Later.

Chris’s Story 7 Years Later.

Just over seven years ago Chris Fisher couldn’t imagine the amazing quality of life he now experiences. Chris went from being housebound for 12 years, to moving in to a house with level access throughout and the ability to go outdoors without much effort. “It has...

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