If you ask me…Stephen Carter

Stephen Carter uses services at north east supported housing organisation Norcare

Who has influenced you the most?
Dave Nelson, the volunteer co-ordinator at Norcare.

Which professional has most helped you?
Margaret Hems, a key worker at Norcare who has helped me with many issues.

How would you run care services in your area differently?
Make sure there were more hostels and supported accommodation available.

What would make your life better?
Employment including training on the job to help me further my career prospects.

What three words best describe you?
Friendly, outgoing and articulate.

What event most changed your life?
Being referred to Norcare and becoming involved in different experiences, such as working with Northern Stage.

What one thing would you like to ban?
Alcohol. It’s worse than drugs because it causes liver damage and dependency.

Who is your dream date?
Tom Cruise.

What is your greatest achievement?
Staying out of trouble, finding and keeping accommodation and becoming more settled.

When did you have the most fun?
Recently when I took part in drama and music workshops at Northern Stage.

Who do you most admire?
My sister because she’s happily married.

What cause would you fight for?
Experimenting on animals.

How would you like to be remembered?
As a canny lad.


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