The client came to us for support after being hit with a massive energy bill, unfortunately he had not locked in a price and was unaware of the upcoming energy price hike. He has been able to reduce his consumption massively since and prioritise his expenditure, however he is in desperate need of support to help pay his previous months bill before it gets out of hand. This support would allow him to keep ahead of his bills and prevent him from going into arrears. Please could you help pay this bill?
M is 44 and separated from his partner. They have 2 children who live with him for part of the week. He had been on furlough for a number of months and during that time has suffered from anxiety and finds it difficult to leave the house. He found it hard to go back to work and his employer has terminated his contract. He has applied for Universal Credit but has not yet received a payment. He is struggling ??“ any help you can offer would mean a great deal to him.
R is a single parent to her 9 year old son. She has mental health issues including extreme anxiety which she is receiving counselling for. She has some debts and has recently received a Court Summons about her TV licence. She has turned to Citizens Advice for help as she just cannot cope. She faces many financial challenges and help towards her weekly shopping bill and your support would make a big difference for her.
This client is a single mother. Her daughter has a health condition and their benefits have recently been cut and the Personal Independence Payment for her daughter is under tribunal. They are currently having to pay extra towards rent and are now being evicted from the home they have rented for 15 years as it is being sold. They have debt arrears for rent and are running out of oil. With just 12 weeks left in house before they have to leave they would so appreciate support in buying heating oil for this time.
Our client's husband died recently, leaving her as the single parent to four young children. Her benefits have unexpectedly been cut and Mum is struggling to pay for bills, along with other necessities required to support the family. As the months get colder they would so appreciate help with paying for heating oil.
Our tenant recently came to us following a lengthy period of living in unstable and inappropriate accommodation and has little family support. Whilst our tenant is doing very well, managing her new home and actively looking for work, she did miss a Job Centre appointment due to personal problems and has been sanctioned. This has resulted in her being unable to manage her finances this month. Our tenant would be really grateful of any support offered.
This gentleman is struggling to afford gas and electricity, and suffers from stress and depression. He lives on Universal Credit and is just managing to pay most of his bills, but due to a rise in energy bills he is struggling to pay these. Please can you help?
D struggled to cope after losing his job and then his mother died. He became homeless and often has to sleep in a local park with just a plastic sheet for protection from the weather. He is now trying hard to get back on his feet and a local support team are helping him to find accommodation and apply for Universal Credit. However, it will be at least a month before he receives his benefits and he has no money. He would really appreciate help with food costs, fares to get to appointments and support meetings, and also a change of clothes.
D has been in hospital with severe mental health issues after struggling with addiction and is coming home in a few days. He has run up a huge bill with his dealers and is struggling to cope, he is losing his hair and not eating properly. We would like to put his gas and electric on so he can cook and wash. We know feeling cared about will help him.
Due to this man suffering an injury he has been unable to work, and he has come to us for support with food until he gets paid. With the injury he sustained he also needs help in purchasing strong work boots so his injury won't be aggravated therefore making unable to work again. We will continue to work alongside him so we can make sure his next step is sustainable. He has struggled in the past with addiction and uses our services to help with this.
H has received an unexpected bill. Due to the recent loss of their son to suspected suicide they have had to find finances for their son’s funeral, which has been difficult for them. The recent decision to remove the £20 universal credit top up has had an impact on their finances. H is feeling so low due to their loss and financial difficulties since their son's death. Your donation would ease some pressure and give hope.