These videos were produced by participants in the multi-media project called At the Heart of the Matter: Stories of Home and Community.

The storytellers have given Community Works permission to upload their stories onto this  site. Please respect their privacy by not downloading or distributing them elsewhere.  

Rescuing a fish, creating  a safe home, and finally being  in control

A total dad-and-daughter team, a father’s untimely death, and a beautifully hideous green lamp  

A beloved mentor draws a boy into the company of others, and into the  world of music and  harmony

A women’s story of adoption, a reflection in the mirror, and a claiming of a multi-layered  identity

 An auntie’s constant love and affection in the face of family secrets help a girl feel she belongs.