• Young single mum diagnosed with cancer August 12, 2019 - A young mum, 25 years old has been diagnosed with cancer and is currently undergoing extensive treatment.  She was working full-time, but is off work at the moment on half-pay and will soon move over to Statutory Sick Pay only.  This is causing her distress as she has a mortgage, her bills and her 4… Continue Reading
  • Young family in dire straits August 10, 2019 - A young mum of three children, ages 9, 8 and 15 months has had to have her partner move in with her as she is currently 3 months pregnant, expecting twins and is struggling with the pregnancy.  She was in receipt of Universal Credit, however having informed the DWP of her partner moving in they… Continue Reading
  • Lady’s home surrounded by rats August 9, 2019 - A lady who recently bought a home in a new area, unaware that the home she is living in is in an area which is plagued with rats.  She is extremely stressed by the situation which is negatively impacting her mental health.  She is trying to find somewhere temporary to stay, but is struggling with… Continue Reading
  • 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
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