MK is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. He has been in prison and is under the supervision of the Probation Service. He is struggling to survive on benefits and has few clothes,
Single mum of 4 children with a baby due any day, needs support to pay a school absence fine for her son, which relates to a period of time when he was not in her care. She has challenged the fine but has been told she still has to pay it. She is on a very low-income and cannot afford it. Any help towards this would be hugely appreciated.
J who has type 1 and 2 diabetes cooker recently completely stopped working. This means he can't cook properly, which is detrimental to his condition. He is currently on benefits and can't replace this himself.
This young man has recently moved into his own flat, is currently not working but has started to engage with local services available to him. This will really help him to get a strong start to independent living in the community.
A young single man is need of a fridge with a freezer compartment for a flat he has recently moved into. He is vulnerable and very isolated and is struggling to get the basic things he needs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Florence is living with her 20 year old daughter (student) in rented accommodation and she claims Employment and Support Allowance as her sole income. Florence currently has custody of her two sons but is not claiming the relevant child benefits/tax credits for them as their father previously had custody and is still claiming those benefits pending a custody battle. Florence needs help to purchase a bus pass so she can continue attending a local charity which helps with alcohol addiction
Vernonica is originally from Zimbabwe however she is now living in the UK and has been granted indefinite leave to remain. Veronica is a single parent living with her two sons aged 6 and 8 and she has recently completed a business admin course at college and is claiming Job Seekers Allowance and is looking for work. Veronica needs help to purchase a British passport which she will primarily be using for identification purposes.
The client came to us after being referred by a local resident. He has been homeless for a year, rough sleeping and occasionally sofa surfin. We where able to offer him a room in our supported accomodation but he needs further support. He had a head injury a year ago and now has brain damage which effects his day to day life, he has also been refused leave to remain in the UK even though he has children here. We are now appealing this. The funding would really help with his living costs.
The client who came to us after living in a hostel has been with us for a while now living in our supported accomodation. In the time she has came to us she has moved forward so much learning life skills, how to budget and is now enrolled in education doing and NVQ. The funds are needed to pay for much needed work clothes to help with her NVQ as well as photographic I.D. which is neccesary to properly enroll onto the course.
The client who has been volunteering with us for a while and who we where able to find accomodation and furniture for is in desoerate need of help with debt, he is in the process of paying off the rest of his bills and this urgent bill will be his last. The funding will help relieve pressure and enable him to properly budget.
Recently employed client seeking travel costs as no money has come in yet and he is struggling to make it to work and move back in to a stable lifestyle.