Liam joined the Dig It project after being referred to Gro Organic by his GP in December 2015.
Liam is classed as long term disabled with Cerebral Palsy and at the time of his referral was receiving counseling. He joined Gro-Organic to interact with and meet new people, Liam wanted to feel like he could just be himself for part of his week.
– Age 28
– Liam attends the Dig It project for 8 hours a week
– He has become an integral part of the community – “I’m not just the guy in the wheelchair”
What Was Said…
Liam said “I’ve made new friends and have more of a social life. I have now been offered a job doing youth work…”
The Outcomes and Positives…
In a recap session, Liam said “Gro-Organic have saved my life…”
Liam now spends 2 days a week helping the local community and youth groups. Having been referred to ‘Experts by Experience’, Liam is now a regular consultant of local care services in Birmingham.