Single mum who lives with her four children & supported by a family & victim engagement officer. She has recently started working part time but her benefits have been affected and so whilst using foodbanks for the interim period she has no access to funds for Gas, electrics, transport and daily necessities.
K is a full-time student and her college bursary has recently been stopped so she is struggling to afford meals at college. K is a carer for her mother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer and she also helps to look after her younger siblings. As K's mother had to finish work due to ill health, the family is struggling financially as they are reliant on benefits.