• 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
  • Agent with three cases that needed our help August 8, 2019 - We were approached about three separate men that each needed some help.  Two of the men had got themselves into so much debt that they were struggling to see a way forward.  The first man is a father of two children who live with his ex partner.  He is being hounded by bailiffs and unable… Continue Reading
  • Grandmother takes on responsibility of raising her grandchildren August 8, 2019 - A grandmother in her 60's who five years ago suffered a stroke, has taken on the responsibility of her two grandchildren, following the departure of her daughter.  The grandmother suffers with osteoarthritis and has compromised mobility as a result.  She also suffers with depression and is a domestic abuse survivor.  She is in receipt of… Continue Reading
  • Family needs help to manage August 7, 2019 - A mother and her 8 month old son have just signed on to Universal Credit.  They are currently living with her mother who works part time as a cleaner on minimum wage.  She is trying to feed them all and struggling.  Once the young mother's claim for Universal Credit has been processed she will be… Continue Reading
  • Man needs birth certificate to prove identity August 7, 2019 - We were asked to help a man who is currently not in receipt of the correct benefits and also needs a copy of his birth certificate to allow him to access essential services where he lives as he currently doesn't have any proof of identity.  We agreed to send him £20 to allow him to… Continue Reading
  • Man offered chance to move out of homeless accommodation July 31, 2019 - A man who has been in a homeless shelter for some months has finally been offered the opportunity to move into accommodation of his own.  The downside to this is that as he is only on a very basic level of benefits he does not have the resources to be able to put down the… Continue Reading
  • Help needed for Army Veteran July 31, 2019 - Our help was requested for a man who is an Army Veteran, left with PTSD, which has impacted and caused the breakdown of his relationship, leading to homelessness.  He has been living in homeless accommodation but finds the noise and the fact that it is crowded quite overwhelming.  He is not allowed visitors at his… Continue Reading
  • Family disrupted as youngest has cancer July 30, 2019 - A family of six have had their world turned upside down by their youngest who is only 7 months old has been diagnosed with cancer.  She is currently an inpatient at hospital and receiving treatment, so the family as they live some distance from the hospital are trying to be there with her as much… Continue Reading
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