June Arthy’s life was turned upside down when she left home at the age of 13. She lived in an institution for over 40 years and then became lost in the abusive private hostel system. With no one in her life and about to be locked away forever, a committed advocate saved her and with vision, values and a committed group of people, June set up her own home. June has since reconnected with family and friends. She enjoys having friends over for a meal, going to concerts and participating in community life. June’s story illustrates that it’s never too late to think about what makes a good life, even when things appear hard!

June Arthy

Its Never Too Late For A Good Life

"Its Never Too Late" - Conference Presentation

 

In this presentation, at the Belonging Matters' Conference in 2013, June Arthy talks with Jan Dyke about her journey to find people who loved her, a home of her own and a life in the community. June’s story illustrates that it’s never too late to think about what makes a good life, even when things appear hard!

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