Jenny is a female in her early 20’s and from a large, well known Southwark family. There is a long history of criminality in the male side of the family and her Mother is a drug user and sex worker. She has a brother and two younger sisters. She was taken into care as a young girl following incidents of neglect and sexual abuse in the home.
Jenny was extremely mistrustful of services and professionals when we first met her, so a lot of time was spent getting to know each other and building a trusting relationship.
With issues including homelessness, substance abuse and sex working, there were lots of avenues to explore…