How 17-year-old Jessie got her confidence back

Jessie is 17 and is a Hyde Housing resident in Stockwell. Jessie suffers from low self-esteem which has caused to her pass up on work and other opportunities. She’s been coming to BIGKID for a few years now so we encouraged her to join the mentoring programme. Sylvia works in PR at Hyde Housing and was keen to mentor Jessie. They usually meet once a month in cafés near to Jessie’s school. “I like Syliva because she is encouraging, she is up to date, she knows what people my age are up to these days and tries to follow it. She understands what we are going through which makes it easier to talk to her. Someone else might not understand but she does.” In the first few meetings Jessie and Sylvia


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