Mrs X has two young children and lives remotely. She is in need of some transport as she doesn't drive and would like to be able to take her children to school more safely than the hour long walk she currently does along a busy country road with no pavements. She has her own bicycle which she could use with the trailer. One of her children has special needs so this transport would be vital to keep them safe on the journey.
S is a single Mum in temporary accommodation. Her daughter is due to start school in September. She has been saving to buy her uniform but needs some help with school shoes. Mum works 5 hours per week while her daughter is at nursery and is hoping to increase this when she is at school. She has been left short of money as her council tax was wrongly calculated by the council and she now owes them some money, which she is paying back monthly. Mum is really trying her best to be independent.
P is a refugee. His family has recently joined him in the UK. P is looking for work and will be attending English classes in September. P's wife is unwell. The couple have 2 children starting school in the UK in September and need to buy uniforms, PE kits, school shoes and education equipment. The family are really happy to be re-united and would greatly appreciate any help, as they value their children's education and see this as a way for their children to build a secure future.
Originally this young lady was suffering from anxiety, depression and ADD, finding school and home life hard. Since having counselling she is finding both school and home life better, however she is worried about joining Senior school in September and self-harming has developed. She still needs help from both the counsellor and us to get her through this period of anxiety. Can we help her further to be at peace with herself? Thank you.
Over the past moths and weeks C has been attending his counselling sessions and as a result his self-esteem has improved and he has made new friends at school. Despite the encouraging signs he still struggles with anxiety whilst in school and more work is needed to help his repetitive motor behaviours, sleep deprivation and Autism traits. Can we support this child with some further counselling sessions? Thank you.
M is a single Mum who's daughter is starting school in September. Mum has been in and out of hospital and is classified as vulnerable health wise. She has some support from her family, but has had to spend any spare money on taxi fares to hospital appointments, as she cannot travel on buses, due to infection risk. Some of her wider family have helped her get some uniform for her daughter but she is struggling to fund shoes and trainers ready for September. Any help is appreciated.
D has had a difficult life. He has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and is bipolar, in and out of prison. Now housed in an unfurnished 1st floor flat, he is trying to turn his life around and wishes to equip/brighten up his flat, so he can have access to his 3 year old son. He would like to put carpet in his bedroom, hallway and front room, buy paint for walls, erect curtain poles in bedroom, kitchen and living room and pay an electrician to correct junction box wiring for cooker.
E is a single parent with two children. The youngest has learning difficulties and medical problems and she therefore receives the higher rate of Disability Living Allowance. E is also on income support and child tax credits. Her washing machine has broken, and there are no spare savings to buy a replacement. She is currently having to isolate whilst awaiting Covid-19 test results and a second hand machine would make her life so much easier.