J is a client of Christians Against Poverty(CAP), who are helping him clear debts resulting from a marital split and mental health problems. He lives with his mother and brother- none of whom are able to work due to health issues. His father died recently and J does not have the fare to get to the funeral in Croydon on 25th Feb, nor does he have a suit to wear. He is engaging well with CAP and also now regularly attending local Alpha Course. He says that the suit will also help him apply for work.
Mr H was released from prison in January and only has the clothes he had while in prison. He is extremely remorseful and has used every opportunity while in prison to reform and put his life back on track. He has a new job starting with Penal Reform Solutions (PRS), working with the Prison Service to help reform the offenders and needs smart business clothing for his role. His first payment of Universal Credit is not due for another 2 weeks and will only cover his essential needs.
L lives with her 3 year old daughter who attends nursery. She is in receipt of Income Support however this has been reduced due to an over payment which is causing great financial difficulty. L's daughter needs a new school uniform as she has outgrown her current one. L is finding it difficult to purchase this due to living on a low income. Please help this single mother with the cost of uniform and some shoes to ensure her daughter has a clean, smart uniform for school.
This vulnerable adult who suffers from mental health issues has recently befriended a lady who started exploiting him financially and ruling over him both physically and emotionally. During this time his mental health and management of both his home and finances has deteriorated into crisis point. The lady has been removed, and subsequently he had his washing stolen off the washing line (crime reported) leaving him with very few clothes. It would help him greatly to have some warm winter clothes.
P is requesting help to buy school uniforms for her 2 children aged 5 years and 9 years old respectively. Her children have outgrown their current uniforms. P is waiting for an asylum decision and has no recourse to public funds and is not allowed to work, therefore financing new uniforms is difficult for her. P is receiving food through food bank. P would be grateful for your help.