• Man finally gets his own accommodation August 9, 2019 - A man who arrived in the UK as a refugee with leave to remain.  He has been in temporary accommodation for quite some time, and has now finally been offered his own accommodation.  Unfortunately though all he has is a bed and a fridge, nothing else.  His mental health is not good, and he's recently… Continue Reading
  • Lady in hostel due to domestic violence August 9, 2019 - Our help was needed for a lady who has fled a domestic violence situation and is currently residing in a hostel until she can secure alternative accommodation.  Unfortunately she cannot be permitted to go into social housing as she has rent arrears so she can only consider private renting.  She has recently been diagnosed with… Continue Reading
  • Woman facing short-term financial difficulties August 8, 2019 - A single mum of a 14 year old, who was previously in full-time employment, has been unable to work for the past six weeks due to sickness.  She is waiting on further investigations and is unsure about when she will be able to return.  She is in receipt of working and child tax credits, as… Continue Reading
  • Lady refused Employment Support Allowance August 8, 2019 - A lady was recently refused to have her ESA payments renewed as she failed to attend her assessment, which she was unable to do as suicidal tendencies rendered her unable to leave her home.  The knock on of this is that her ESA stopping has informed housing benefit who have stopped her rent payments.  Our… Continue Reading
  • Lady offered accommodation August 8, 2019 - A lady who has completed her recovery in the supported temporary accommodation has now secured her own tenancy on her own place to live.  She is struggling though to equip the place with what she needs, the most urgent being a fridge.  We sent her £80 to be used towards purchasing a second-hand or reconditioned… Continue Reading
  • Single dad of three struggling August 8, 2019 - A father who is currently in temporary homeless accommodation has taken on the care of his three children, one of whom is disabled.  The father is currently obstructing the exit out of the accommodation with boxes to prevent his four year old disabled daughter getting out.  They have been told the boxes must be removed… Continue Reading
  • Student unable to access benefits August 8, 2019 - A student waiting on going into her second year at university has discovered that although she is here on refugee status she is unable to claim any benefits during the summer holidays, which has left her with rent arrears and being unable to purchase any food.  She doesn't have access to any money, nor any… Continue Reading
  • Cancer patient struggling to pay energy costs August 8, 2019 - A man who was previously working full-time has had to give up work following a diagnosis of cancer.  He has had to give up working as following surgery and complications he is no longer able to work.  His wife has also had to give up her full-time job to care for her husband.  They moved… Continue Reading
  • Victim of domestic abuse without money August 8, 2019 - A lady who has recently been given settled status in the UK has been a victim of domestic violence.  She has had to move urgently away from her ex-husband, who paid all the bills so she is currently without any access to money.  She has submitted a claim for Universal Credit but is in a… Continue Reading
  • Single mum struggling during the summer holidays August 8, 2019 - We were asked to help a single mum who has a young child who during term time attends nursery.  Now the schools have broken up for the summer holidays this mum is struggling to cope with the extra cost of having her child at home.  She has some small items that are in desperate need… Continue Reading
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