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Single parent of three under threat of eviction

Our agents approached us about a single parent of three they are helping.  She is recovering from a domestic violence situation and last year unfortunately was the one that discovered her brother dead.  This has triggered her PTSD and has resulted in her almost giving up and not opening her mail.  This action, or lack of has resulted in her discovering she is now under threat of eviction and she has missed two appointments for Work Capability Assessments for ESA.  She is receiving help and support with this, being forced into claiming JSA while she waits the outcome of her ESA appeal.  Her benefits are already subject to deductions and she is now without any money until the end of the week to buy food to feed her and her three children.  We agreed to send her £50 to tide her over until Friday.

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Tags : ESA JSA Appeals WCA Benefits SingleParent PTSD Eviction NoMoney DeathofaSibling DomesticViolence

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