This family have been split up, mum is housed in emergency accommodation 40 miles away from the original home. The young son is at primary school near Canterbury and the parents want to continue his schooling with the 2 parents responsible for his transport to school on alternate weeks. This money would help fund the mum's 40 mile drive to school each way, and support her fuel costs. We are hoping that the mum can be rehoused as quickly as possible as the disruption is not fair to the child.
N recently moved into a council property with her child but she doesn't have any carpets. She obtained the property and hoped for a fresh start so it's a shame that she doesn't currently have any carpets in the property. We are hoping to get the carpets at a discounted rate, so some funding would be beneficial for N.
E is a single mum with a newborn baby. She is struggling financially and cannot afford to have repairs made to the flooring in the bedroom. This could be a danger to her child, and she would really appreciate any help in getting the floor sorted. Can you help her?
R is a single mother of a 10 month old active baby daughter. Her new home has concrete floors and her daughter has both fallen off the sofa and fallen over recently, resulting in two trips to A&E. No source of funding has been found for flooring via local agencies and we would like to ensure this child's safety, and remove mum's constant worry. We seek to fund a total cost of approximately £1000, the balance to be met by church mercy funding. Can you assist us in this request?
S is a lovely lady working with Christians Against Poverty. Last year her ex-partner severely assaulted her. She still lives in the same property where the incident took place and is understandably traumatised and fearful of him returning. She is working with a domestic abuse agency and is in the process of moving, but a damaged sink needs repairing before the move can go ahead. Can you help us to pay for this repair and therefore help S start to heal and move on?
A has had to move to a smaller property as she was paying the spare room subsidy in her old property. She has osteoporosis in her back causing chronic back pain and also is awaiting a knee operation. The flooring in the kitchen is uneven and can make it difficult to carry hot items within it as she is worried about falling and causing more damage to her knees. She paid for carpets for other rooms with her budget loan but she has been unable to pay for the kitchen.
This mum, with her 3 children, relocated to Leicester following experience of domestic abuse. She now struggles with her mental health and her confidence levels are really low. For these reasons and having no support network or family around to help with the children, she is unable to work. For some time mum has been sleeping on a broken bed. She is now moving to a new property so she would really appreciate having a new bed.
M is a young person who has recently moved into supported accommodation and is struggling to acquire the essential items she needs. She has little family support, and is unemployed. She has very limited facilities and is struggling to dry her clothes and cook meals. She also does not have a bed frame to sleep on. Can you help her?
D has recently moved into supported accommodation following a family breakdown. He is currently unemployed. He is starting from scratch and requires a lot of household items. His main priority at this time is bunk beds to enable him to have regular contact with his children in his home. He also needs to decorate to ensure the property is clean and tidy, which will enable him to have contact with his children.
N is an asylum seeker living in Home Office accommodation. She has been recently moved to a new property and the property is missing some key items such as bedding, towels and plates. She has been unable to get in contact with her housing manager to ask for these items. She is living on subsistence payments of £37 per week and so can't afford to buy these items. Any support would be greatly appreciated.
K has PTSD and is bipolar. She & her 3 kids are having to move to a new area due to risk of DV on the planned release of her ex partner from prison. The property she has been in for 9 years has accumulated a lot of ‘surplus to requirements’ items. She is being supported to pack only what they need & the rest will need to be removed by a licensed waste carrier. We have obtained quotes, the best being £100. The licence has been checked & the company booked for 4 days before her move. Can you help?