VB is moving to a new tenancy from an overcrowded flat where she has memories of the loss of a child. She has 5 children and is expecting another baby. She lives with her husband who has severe depression. She now has the chance to start again in a bigger house with a garden where the children can play in safety and she can leave her bad memories behind. However, the family needs help with the cost of the removal.
We have been working with this client in our supported accommodation now for about 8 months. He came to us in desperate housing need and since being with us we have been able to support him through projects, help him find employment and now his own place. He currently needs help with paying the deposit on the property and to buy a few essentials such as a microwave and some plates. This funding would enable him to buy everything he needs and pay the deposit to move in and forward with his life.
N is a single person living alone and she claims Employment and Support Allowance as she has multiple health problems. Following a successful court case, N is to regain custody of her young daughter and would like help to decorate her home so the home is more habitable for her daughter to live in. The front door requires repainting and the bedroom and living room. N receives help from her mother but her mother works part-time and is on a low income so cannot assist.
The client has been living in our supported accommodation over the past year, and since then has made amazing steps into independence and is now ready to move into her own place. Some of the things she still needs are a wardrobe and bed, we have been able to help with the other items. Your support would enable us to purchase this furniture and help her make that step into independence.
NA is rebuilding his life with the help of Turning Point drug and alcohol rehabilitation service. He has been offered a flat in a new area away from the people who were leading him into substance misuse. He is not working and needs help to buy furniture. He has a partner who is expecting a child in December.
Can you help D sort out his life by paying a £90 penalty train fare? He spent several years in prison for a serious offence committed in his teens and is on probation. He's being supported by Christians Against Poverty to sort out some debts and is still learning to live an independent life. He failed to take his railcard with him on a train journey and the penalty fare has risen to £90, which he cannot currently pay and risks re-imprisonment. Can you help him?
J is a 63 year old woman who has been coming to us for food bank vouchers. She has escaped an abusive relationship and is looking to have a fresh start. Money advice has highlighted a Debt Relief Order as a solution to J's issues. She is currently suffering from Anxiety and Depression and the stress of demand letters and bailiffs have exacerbated these conditions. J cannot currently afford these fees after paying essential bills and help with Debt Relief Order fees would drastically improve J's circumstances.
S separated from her husband over two years ago and has since struggled financially and with her mental health. Due to her on-going mental health issues she has been unable to work full-time and has accrued several debts. Due to her on-going financial hardship she is unable to may payments to clear the debts in a reasonable amount of time. We have identified that a Debt Relief Order would be an ideal solution for her; however she is unable to afford the £90.00 fee.