W was living with his expartner and son. They decided to separate as a result of risks from third parties. W has stayed in a hostel for two months. He has now secured his own home which will allow him to have his young son to stay with him. W has secured help in reducing his drug use and all workers feel that W is truly trying to make changes to improve his and his son's future. He is shortly due to commence a course to gain a qualification. W has now repaid his addiction linked debt.
This single mum who suffers from anxiety and depression, has 2 Sons living at home with her. She lives on benefits (ESA, CTC & CB) Her eldest Son of 19 has serious mental health problems but would not accept any help and consequently has no income. This has made things financially difficult for the family. Mum's depression is being exacerbated due to the home being in a bad state of disrepair. Requestingfor £120 to help with the cost of materials top make some repairs
Single parent with two young children. The property that they have recently moved into has no carpets or flooring to any of the rooms. Mum is trying to save but is struggling to furnish the whole property.
A gentleman in Middlesbrough with very poor mental health with support has obtained a flat after a very unsettled life through no fault of his own. He would be so grateful if Acts 435 could help him to purchase a carpet for his flat most of his furnishings have been given to him through the kindness of family and friends.
We are supporting a single Mum who is feeling a lot of financial pressure, she has many mental health complications which means coping with day to day life is an ongoing battle. She had a recent house move and misunderstood some information given to her which in turn has left her with rent arrears which are causing her a lot of anxiety. We would love to be able to help alleviate a little of this pressure.
J's family suffered a house fire 3 weeks ago, her family lost all of their possessions and they are living in temporary accommodation until work is done on their previous home . J currently claims housing benefit and child tax credit but did not have insurance to cover the loss of their possessions. The family need support in order to replace the clothes and furniture that they lost in this devastating fire.
A young man in Middlesbrough due to bedroom tax is now in arrears, he was managing his tenancy but is struggling now, would Acts 435 be able to help him, he is now facing eviction unless he addresses the arrears. This young man has mental health problems which are now really low.
LM lives in Salford and has two children that he is only able to see at the weekend and school holidays. For the past 3 yrs he has been staying on his mother's sofa. He has recently received social housing in an unfurnished property. He has received some free furniture but as he still does not have carpets, the property is classed as unsuitable for his children. Having carpets would enable him to have his children to stay which would mean so much to him.
Paula is a single mother of 5 dependant children who is struggling to survive now that the benefit CAP has reduced her benefit income and meant that she is having to pay a sizeable top up on her housing benefit to pay her rent whilst at the same time reducing previous arrears. She has threat of eviction by her social landlords if she does not clear up rubbish in her garden and has a quote of £60 to clear away the rubbish. She has no savings and has requested £60 to pay this & stop eviction