S is a 34 year old mum of 3 children. They were illegally evicted from their home by the Landlord and he also illegally removed all their belongings from the house so they were left with nothing at all. They lived in supported housing for several months and have now been allocated a council property which they moved into last week.. They have NOTHING. They were found to be sleeping in dressing gowns on a tiled floor, eating sandwiches as no means to cook food. Can you please help?
J has fled multiple incidents of domestic violence from her ex-partner requiring ongoing emotional and recovery support in fleeing the perpetrator. She is moving with her 1 year old daughter to an unfurnished but safe property in a secure location. J is determined to start a new life and have a fresh start in her new home. Having the necessary items to live comfortably will mean that J and her daughter can be settled and happy living free from the threat of domestic abuse making the home safe and comfortable for them.
This couple have been clean from drug abuse for quite a while now and he works as a volunteer substance abuse counsellor at Turning Point to help others. They now have their teenage daughter back at home and have been moved from a one bedroom flat into a council house. They have decorated but need help with carpeting some of the rooms.
C had to leave home through no fault of her own and was forced into homelessness. She now lives in a Young Women's refuge. She is not able to live independently and has no financial support. In order to continue her studies she needs supplies to help her through the next year of college. She needs shoes, a winter coat, some stationery and a bag for her books. She is studying a course in which she can show compassion and care. Can you help her to continue to do this despite her situation?
E has had to move and live with various family members in her short life and has ended up in a Young Women's refuge. She is moving on to study at college and needs help to purchase things that other children her age would take for granted. She needs jeans, a winter coat and shoes. She also faces a 4 mile walk to college unless she has the funds to catch the bus. She has no financial help and cannot rely on her family. Can you help her to start college in the right way?
Client is a male who has recently obtained an unfurnished property after residing in supported accommodation. Client needs bedding, curtains and small household items which he is unable to afford due to unemployment. Please can ACTS 435 help
This client was referred to us by a probation officer seeking assistance towards a cooker. He suffers with anxiety and depression and finds it difficult to leave the house. He has a history of self harm and suicidal ideation. He is engaging with all agencies and has made significant progress in addressing substance misuse which is linked to his mental health issues routed in early life experiences. He is receiving ESA and has moved into his own tenancy, but cannot afford some essential items.
Diane was evicted from her flat after the loss of her son. The Council allocated her an empty flat. She is in desperate need of a bed base, a chest of drawers, wardrobe and sofa. She isn't working at the moment and so cannot afford to purchase these items. She developed shoulder pain because of sleeping on a mattress on the floor. Any help will be highly appreciated.
This couple had a baby boy 6 weeks ago. He has a congenital heart defect and has had surgery. They are on a very low income with John working as he can get jobs doing removals with their old transit van. They tavel regularly to Leeds to hospital appointments with the baby. They have just been allocated a council house but need carpets. They can manage with rugs in the rooms but a stair carpet would provide warmth and safety.
'I currently live in a homeless hostel and am volunteering doing coaching for the Hostel's football team as i would like to train to become a qualified Coach. The F.A Level 1 Coaching Qualification is recognised by all F.A registered football bodies and obtaining it would help my chances of securing employment in the football sector. Unfortunately i am currently unable to fund it myself and therefore any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.' - Mr M
SH has been financially and sexually abused by friends and family throughout her life. She has fled violence from 3 perpetrators and is now living with her Dad, but he is financially abusing her taking all her money. She is 5 months pregnant but describes the baby's father as an abusive drug addict and she is in fear of involving Police. She has managed to get an unfurnished property away from these perpetrators with the support of numerous agencies to remain safe. We would like to help provide her with a fridge freezer.
This single mum with 3 children has been the victim of horrific domestic abuse and has recently moved into the local area. She has somewhere to live but this is a totally unfurnished property and she has no cooker, carpets or curtains. Your help will enable this lady to make her house into a safe haven for her children.
This single mum has been the victim of horrific domestic abuse. She has been able to secure a property but desperately needs assistance to make this into a safe haven for her and her children. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.
This single mum has been the victim of horrific domestic and has been relocated into the local area. She has secured a property but this is unfurnished and she has no carpets, curtains or cooker. Your assistance to help her turn this property into a safe haven for herself and her children would be greatly appreciated.
The client who came to us after living in a hostel has been with us for a while now living in our supported accomodation. In the time she has came to us she has moved forward so much learning life skills, how to budget and is now enrolled in education doing and NVQ. The funds are needed to pay for much needed work clothes to help with her NVQ as well as photographic I.D. which is neccesary to properly enroll onto the course.
T was homeless living in a tent in woodland for 4 years and is now in sheltered housing. There is no carpet in his new accommodation and this would really help to start to make his new accommodation 'home' for him.
Client has recently moved into an unfurnished property after a relationship breakdown and has no white goods. or essential items to move in with. Please can Acts 453 help.
A lady in Middlesbrough who has been homeless for 2 years has now with support obtained a one bedroom flat; she has no household items for her flat and would be so grateful if Acts 435 could help her please. This is a fresh start for her and she is determined that she will suceed in having stability in her life.
We are supporting a mum with 4 children. She is a historical drug user and has had mental health issues but is currently clean and stable. She really struggles to stay on top of the home and recently everything has got on top of her. We have volunteers who are helping her declutter and get all the washing clean. However so that she can stay on top of this herself in future she has asked us to help her get a tumble dryer. We have a volunteer who has contributed the rest of the money needed.
This single mother of a 1-year-old baby has a lot of debt but is now working to get her life back on track and pay off her debts. She has just moved into a rented flat but it needs equipping and furnishing. Her greatest need is for a washing machine. She was very nervous about asking for help (suffers with anxiety and depression) but was so happy to know we might be able to help. The money would top-up for a new one or we’d find a good second-hand one.
MK is suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. He has been in prison and is under the supervision of the Probation Service. He is struggling to survive on benefits and has few clothes,
A has recently been released from prison, working really hard on getting a job although no successes yet.He has some historic tax credit debt jointly with his ex partner & HMRC are chasing him hard for the money but has nothing to make any offers with. He is trying to get his life back on track but this debt and historic council tax debt is making it so difficult for him to do so.Would you help him obtain a Debt Relief Order so that he can be free of the past and move to the future? Thank you!
B. has been in a long suffering abusive relationship and moved back to London to escape the abuse. B. is not currently in receipt of benefits but in the process of applying. B. is expecting a baby and is being supported by a DV agency but has no baby clothing or essential baby items. A donation would help her greatly until she received s her benefits..
Khalid is from Sudan and has had to flee. He has lived in the UK for 2 years, but the government has not accepted his claim for asylum. He is currently destitute and is attending English classes. As a charity we are helping him with housing and food, but he really needs a bike to get to see his friends and to get to his English classes. This money would buy a second hand bike, lights, helmet and lock. It would make a big difference to his well-being
E was living on the streets before supported housing. Since that time he has given up drug use, has moved into independent living, worked his way through CAP to pay off his debts, has a job and now has been accepted to study Social Science at Ruskin College, Oxford. He wants to speak out against drug use and to work with those who have been affected. He has applied for funding for college but needs help with transport (cost of bus ticket £85 per term) and hopefully be able to buy a tablet.
Jason came to Foodbank last week. He had been attacked a few days before and had some horrible wounds on his hands, face and legs, some of which were badly infected. He was homeless at the time but has just been given a place to live for 6 weeks. He has had problems with alcohol after 2 failed marriages but is now trying to make a fresh start. Help with a donation for food and bills would be a great help and encouragement to this vulnerable but charming man. Thank you.
This forty two year old lady suffered with alcohol addiction for many years. She has spent the past year on a residential rehabilitation programme and has responded very well. She is now completely dry and lives in supported housing as the next step to independent living. Having gained weight during her treatment she has very few clothes that fit. She needs winter clothing and your help would be most appreciated as she cannot afford to purchase from her employment & support allowance.
Richard had his benefits stopped recently. He has no income at present. He is making a fresh start after overcoming an alcohol addiction. He no longer drinks. A donation from Acts 435 would help him to buy food and pay bills while waiting for his benefit to be restored. Thank you.