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Paula Charalambous

Paula Charalambous

Paula Charalambous is a personal adviser for TCHC. She has worked with young people aged 13-18 for over 15 years. She started off as a youth worker helping young people to set up their own youth clubs and supporting them in their communities.

She has worked for over 10 years in Education as lead Pastoral Carer, helping excluded pupils, offenders and young people with behavioural issues achieve.

She is known for her great behaviour management skills, her ability to work with all young people in a non-judgemental way and being dedicated to helping them to achieve their goals.

22May

Young and in trouble

Written by Paula Charalambous Posted in Youth offending

Young and in trouble

If you have been in trouble with the law then you are not alone as many young people find themselves falling into trouble in their early teens. It is important that you understand the law and where you fit in, so that you can take responsibility for your actions and change your behaviour.

A lot of young people think that as they are under 18 it is their parents/carers who will be punished for something they’ve done wrong. This is not always the case.

04February

16 and Homeless

Written by Paula Charalambous Posted in Homelessness and Social Care

16 and Homeless

The thought of being locked out of one’s home and having nowhere to go is pretty scary. It’s even worse during all the cold weather we’ve been having.

People find it easy to ignore those who sleep rough on the streets, touting the passers-by for spare change. Often they think these people are responsible for their situation or if they are given money they will just abuse it, spending it on drugs or alcohol rather than food and shelter.