While working in construction, Daryl was also training to become a football coach on the side – but he needed to find a team to coach.

He was introduced to a group of BCHA service users by his friend who had been helped by the service whilst in prison. Through working to create BCHA FC, Daryl realised his passion for working with young people and got more involved in BCHA. He initially become a volunteer and he’s now a full time Project Leader at Bournemouth Young People’s Accommodation Services.

This film was made by second year students studying Media Production at Bournemouth University

Daryl’s piece of advice for changemaking:

“Pick up the phone, get in contact with BCHA”

  • £500 can provide Art as Relaxation sessions, including materials, for up to 90 people
  • £1,000 would help 10 victims of modern slavery with welcome packs, underwear and clothing
  • £3,000 would pay for an Ignite Work Club session to run every week for a year
  • £9,000 would allow up to 90 learners to complete a level 1 Skills for Supporting Others course