Host stories

Jess

I first heard about SASH when I was 16. I’d left home after falling out with my parents and a Connexions worker at college told …

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Denise and Brian

Denise and Brian live in Selby have been SASH hosts since 2013. We moved in to this house two years ago and it had a spare bedroom, and I wanted it to be for someone to sleep in, not just get filled up with junk! Some time later I saw …

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Rachel

I’ve been hosting for just under three years. It’s really good, but it does feel like its getting more challenging.  I think it’s because the …

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Sue

I started hosting about four years ago. I’ve had about 13 girls come to stay I think. I first heard about SASH via a friend in Richmond. We were talking about teenagers and …

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"We have two daughters of our own, and we thought if anything had happened to them, we’d have liked someone to take them in."

Jo

I’ve been a SASH host about four years. I love it. I first heard about it through a friend. She was fostering and we wanted …

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Chris

One of our Scarborough hosts (and also SASH Trustee), Chris Ridgway, tells us why he got involved with SASH: I‘ve been hosting for about two …

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