Patricia lives with her partner and three children in rented accommodation and they are both in receipt of benefits as they have mental health problems. Patricia needs help purchasing school uniforms and shoes for her two oldest children and would be grateful for any help you can provide.
This young single mum with five children have lost everything in a house fire. They have not suffered any serious injuries, and have been rehoused. However, they are about four miles away from their previous home, and the mum cannot afford the bus tickets for the children to get to their normal school. The local church and food bank are supporting them, and have been able to provide clothes and necessities, but it would mean a lot for the children to be able to go to their normal school.
E, single mum of 2 came to us for help with her debts. We applied for a Debt Relief Order which was successful. However she is on very low income and has contacted us again as her cooker has broken and she cannot afford a replacement. She is struggling to provide varied and balanced meals for her children so any help offered would make a big difference to this family. Thank you.
Single mother with a young daughter has just been rehoused by social housing as the previous landlord sold her accomodation. She works part-time and is on benefits and is trying hard to keep out of debt.She is relying on Foodbank. The new home has no carpets, only concrete floors, which are dusty and unsafe for her young daughter to play on. Can you help this mum as she is so worried for her daughter.
Freya is a single-parent living with her three children in rented accommodation and she is a full-time carer for her daughter who has learning difficulties. Freya's daughter is attending college and needs escorting on the bus as she cannot travel alone, so Freya would be grateful for any assistance you can provide in helping her to purchase a bus pass so she can take her daughter to college.
this 62 year old lady is the sole carer for her 9 year old grandson. He has had some problems at school and she has been home schooling for several months, however she felt she was not the best teacher and so she has been using her child benefit on extra tuition. He has now settled quite well into a new school and they both seem comfortable with this new arrangement. He now needs a school uniform and shoes in order to fit in with his peers.
H, a new arrival from Spain with 4 children, works 2 days a week. Her oldest child has an offer of State School but would have to buy uniforms and school dinner. H's husband is expected to join the family in October. H has applied for the social benefits, and is waiting for the outcome, but she now needs help with the cost of uniform and school Meals.
B is a single parent who is very involved with church life.Her fridge freezer has stopped working and she has discovered that it can not be repaired so is looking to replace it. Her work is restricted to term time to enable her to care for her child which means that she has to watch the pennies. Her child loves milk and yoghurts and she is concerned that with the warmer weather coming she will have to restict her intake.
R was left with two children when her husband moved out. He does not support them. R can manage day to day just about but struggles for extras. Her two teenage daughters need uniforms and this grant will go a long way to providing them.
The client came to us in need of help after being hit with a lot of bills over the last month. She is now currently struggling to pay for all the essentials like food and heating for her home and children. This funding would enable her to top up her gas and electric and pay the remainder of the debt that has accrued allowing her to get back on with her life.
A lady is having to come to terms with the impact on her family of her husband pleading guilty to a criminal offence and thus unable to return to the family home while her children are under 18. She is desperate for some Christian counselling to try and process this event so she is able to better support her children. The above would provide 3 vital counselling sessions. Their finances are greatly under pressure as she is now the sole breadwinner but entitled to very little benefits.
Young mum with disabled son had domestic issues. With neighbours who were bulling her son she eventually moved into private to escape but not the best landlord and is now looking for a new property she now has support from P3 support link worker to help and church is helping to
Former homeless asylum seeker with refugee status has just moved into her own partially furnished property with a new born baby and needs a basic move in kit for kitchen ware and bedding. This is a request for 80.00 to purchase gift card to shop for these items at her local home furniture store. The client in on Universal Credit and has no savings.
Louise has just started working with Christians Against Poverty as she and her husband have accumulating debts. Her husband works full time but has a low paid job and Louise is looking for a job but has been suffering from depression and anxiety because of their financial situation.Social services have been called in as the 3 children were seen to be so cold when they arrived at school.They would be very grateful to have some help to pay for electric, to heat the house.
Karen is a single parent living in rented accommodation with her two children aged 11 and 9. Karen's mother also lives at the property as she has severe depression and anxiety and cannot live alone. Karen is currently unable to find employment as she is a carer for her brother who has epilepsy. Karen is finding it difficult to find the money to buy the uniform and would be really grateful for any help that can be given. Thank you.
D and her son were recently made homeless, and are staying on a friend's floor. D had been working but is unable to at present due to a serious health condition. They currently have no income and stress makes D's condition worse. D's son is sitting his GCSE's in 4 weeks time. They need £160 to pay for storage foe their belongings so they do not lose all of their possessions, whilst waiting for housing.
This young couple are on benefits as he suffers from depression. They have two daughters of school age and a two year old son.They have struggled to establish a settled family life and get the girls in school regularly but now have good support from the School Welfare Officer and Family support workers. Their little boy has outgrown his cot and they have managed to buy a second hand junior bed for £10 but the cot linen is too small. They need help to buy bedding and a mattress protector.
This lady and her young son have fallen into hard times and are working with Christians Against Poverty to get out of debt. They have recommended her to proceed with a Debt Relief Order but they do not have the sufficient funds for one. We would be very grateful if you could help her to finally make a fresh start.
J is a hard-working single mum, and despite thrifty spending and working at her job locally, she is still struggling to make ends meet. She has three children, two at secondary school, and one of them is in desperate need of a new blazer. Your contribution to this cause would help this family so much and also the child would be able to have a jacket that fits properly. Thank you.
D is a hard-working single mum to 3 children and despite having a job she is struggling to make ends meet. Her children all love dancing and have been attending dance classes for quite sometime - they've got dance exams next month and D is simply unable to pay for them. Your contribution would be such a blessing to this family - it would help the girls complete their on-going hard work in preparing for these exams and also would stop them being left out from the rest of the dance class.
S is 31 and a stay at home mother of 2 children. She is a Christian. She is 6 months pregnant and her husband has walked out to live with someone else. As well as emotional shock and devastation she has nothing for the forthcoming baby and needs everything i.e. cot, bedding, pram etc. She is a responsible parent and believes in God totally. Just now she is feeling let down , but clinging to faith. Can you please help to restore her faith in Christian human kindness?
T has come to CAP for help with debts. She has problems with her son's behaviour. He has kicked in two internal doors. The housing association need these fixed before the end of the month. Please could you help.