C is living in a low income. She receives Universal Credit. She joined our CAP Life Skills group and as task to have a healthier life she needs to do exercise but she cannot afford it. With your help she can join a 6 months membership on a local leisure centre and greatly benefit from it. Many thanks.
S & T C are a couple with a child with special needs in mainstream school. T has been unable to work for several years after a bad motorbike accident. He is currently awaiting further surgery on his knees to maintain mobility. S has been sole earner since the accident and is now suffering with her mental health. CAP is helping go through an insolvency process. We would like to help them buy a new cooker to replace their rented one which they can't afford. Can you help us achieve this.
Rachel is a single-parent living with her three children aged 16, 14 and 12 in rented accommodation, and she requires assistance purchasing school uniforms for her two sons. As Rachel has recently completed a Debt Relief Order, it is difficult for her to obtain credit and she wishes to avoid getting into debt again, so receiving support from Acts 435 would be a huge help for her. Rachel has been unemployed for the long-term due to several mental health conditions.
K has just started working with Christians Against Poverty and has 2 young children aged 11 and 9. She suffers with depression and now her shower has broken and it will cost £100 to sort out - money that K just does not have at the moment.
Small skip required for family as they are currently at risk of eviction due to the condition of the garden. Single mum, struggling to cope financially, suffering with depression and low mood. As well as needing to clear the garden, this young family need a lot of support, and is being helped by the local authority. The garden is in need of immediate attention, and we are gathering a team of people to help, but we need a skip in order to put everything in. It will help keep the family housed.
J is a young man who suffers with mental health issues. He has recently moved from shared housing to an unfurnished flat to live on his own. Unfortunately his family do not have the means to help him with white goods in his flat and he has been without a washing machine for 3 months. He has been attending church and is hoping that his life will get better and he can eventually get work, once his mental health settles down. He would be extremely grateful if you can help. Thank you.
Olivia has suffered with mental health issues for some time now. Being hospitalized for 3 months, she is struggling on reduced benefits. Because of this she is finding it hard finding money to cope with her bills. She is in desperate need of some new clothing and to clear an electricity bills.
K is waiting for a lung transplant and wherever she goes she receives oxygen from cylinders. She is cared for by her ex partner but her significant disability has meant that the family have struggled financially and she has become in debt. K has been advised that she could apply for a Debt Relief Order and she is unable to pay the fee of £90.
This lady has to go from Cornwall to hospital in Birmingham to have various tests regarding a heart transplant. The money is needed to pay transport costs for two people.
A is a vulnerable man, who is suffering from several chronic health conditions. He is currently waiting for a PIP appeal, in the meantime he is living on an very low income. He currently has no freezer, meaning he has no way to store good value, frozen food items. With a freezer A would be able to save money on food and also have to go shopping less frequently, relieving stress as Adrian sometimes struggles to get out due to his health. A freezer would be greatly appreciated.
M has been diagnosed with extreme OCD, she is now receiving help but sadly due to her condition she gave away her bed and sofa as she was convinced that they were dirty and she felt that she couldn't get them clean. We would like to ask for your help to buy M a new sofa bed, as she is currently sleeping on the floor. It would make a huge difference to her health if she could get a good nights sleep and a new sofa bed would be an affordable way of doing this - Thank you.
Dan is 51 years old and diagnosed with Korsakov's Dementia, he is being moved closer to his 70+ yr old mother so she can help with his care.The flat has no cooker or fridge freezer and neither has funds to buy them. Dan is now having assistance with his finances. This is such a sad situation for all concerned. This will be so beneficial for his mum in caring for him. Thank you
YO has been diagnosed with TB is undergoing treatment and his health is very poor at the moment. He has been told that he needs to eat more fresh fruit but he has no fridge to keep food fresh. It would make a huge difference if he could buy a small fridge and start to eat a healthier diet. Thank You
My client is a 47 year old man with long-term mental health issues. He has experienced substantial financial issues due to the loss of some of his benefit income. The client desperately needs a fresh start and we hope to apply for a Debt Relief Order, which will freeze recovery of his debts for 12 months after which they would be written off. The client is currently managing within the budget we have helped him with but the ongoing debt situation is causing anxiety.
L suffers from mental health problems and she has applied for Universal Credit, she had no payments for a month and now she has fallen into arrears with her rent. Her landlord has made an application to the court to evict her. The Court has placed a temporary hold on this application so that she can have the opportunity to apply for a Debt Relief Order, which will write off the rent arrears and she will be able to remain in her home.
Rachel is a full-time carer for her disabled husband who has multiple health problems, and she claims Income Support and Carer's Allowance. As Rachel has never been abroad before, she doesn't have a passport and would appreciate any help you can provide to allow her to purchase one. Rachel and her husband are saving up to go abroad next year, which will be a first for both of them, and will create happy memories, before her husband's health declines further.
A lady who has suffered a nervous breakdown, has gone from working full time to now claiming sickness benefit, has had to move due to domestic abuse she has no money to pay for the removal costs and would be so grateful if Acts 435 could help her.
S. is in debt as she is unable to work due to illness. She receives Employment Support Allowance but owes Council Tax and is in arrears with her water bill. A Debt Relief Order is an official device that helps people with low income and no possibility of repayment to cancel their debts. It costs £90. With no debts, and a move to a cheaper flat which she is currently arranging, she will be able to make ends meet. S is being threatened by bailiffs and is in a desperate situation
L is an unemployed young mother with baby. She suffers from anxiety & because of making some bad decisions earlier in her life has ended up in a cycle of debt with housing providers. She is working hard to make things work for herself & baby. She has cleared housing debts & after being supported as homeless for 6 months has finally been obtained a property. The property is a shell. L needs £70 to cover an electrical installation for the cooker & requires two curtain poles for the bedroom.
AS is a 44 year old single parent, with a 4 year old son, lives in rented accomodation in Malton. In February AS was diagnosed with Anxiety and depression and put on sick leave, her employer dismissed her, so as she is now on benefits and cannot work,and has got in to debts. She was managing her financial affairs until losing her job. Please if you could help AS so she can start afresh without her debts hanging over her, now that she is unable to work
M is constantly in pain & suffers from both mental & physical health issues. Unfortunately his health is deteriorating. Due to anxiety he got behind with his rent but has been reducing the arrears. He is currently living in a first floor flat but needs to be in a ground floor flat due to his health. His Housing Association has informed him that until he clears his arrears he cannot move. His health advisors are supporting him in appealing this decision. M would be so grateful for your help.
R did have a large family but now lives alone in a 4 storey house. She is very unwell, with diabetes, issues with blood clots, and with her esophagus as well as mobility issues so daily life can be very hard. Her washing machine has now completely stopped working so she is requesting help to buy a new one, This would be a huge support to R. Thank you
C has mental health problems, a high level of anxiety & a feeling of not being good enough. C worked as a carer at a nursery until her mood meant she couldn't cope, C has 2 small kids aged 4 & 2 who are in desperate need of summer clothing, shoes, underwear and pyjama's. These clothes will really help in lifting C's mood and really help her small children. Thank you!
A mother and daughter with complex needs are in need of some essentials for their home. They require some bedding and flooring for the thirteen year old daughter's room, and also a fold up dining table to enable them to eat together. These items would make a huge difference to this family, enabling the young girl to have a personal space in which she is comfortable.
Due to ill health and Universal Credit Mr and Mrs P-S have fallen into rent arrears. Their landlord is threatening them with eviction unless a payment plan is agreed. For this to take place a initial payment has to be made, Any help in this would make a huge differance.
J is a carer for her adult son. She was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She is now undergoing treatment which is taking is affecting her memory. A couple of days ago she accidentally left her keys in her car. When she went back to get them, they had been stolen along with some gardening equipment. To feel safe, J paid for a locksmith to change the locks of her home. This was expensive and J is now struggling to manage . Any help would be very much appreciated during this stressful time.
David moved into the St. Helens area two weeks ago after fleeing domestic violence, and he is new to the area and has no support network. Due to health problems, David struggles walking long distances and he relies on public transport to access the services he needs, including a men's support group. As David moved without any belongings he is using his benefits money to purchase clothing and other essential items, and would be grateful for any help you can provide with travel costs.
Client not well. He needed help with cash to buy food and to pay electric and gas bill of £45 and food £55. Foodbank has been supported him for the past 6 months. He has received the full support he's entitled to at the foodbank
Martin is a single man with high anxiety and problems with his hands. Has no washer since last year and has been really difficult for him as he has o strength on his hands due the kind of job he was use to have in the past. He is on Universal Credit and because of his low income, cannot afford to buy a washing machine. Could you help please?
Amanda is a single-parent with a one-year old son and she claims Income Support, Child Benefit and Child Tax Credit. As Amanda's father has recently been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, she needs to fly to Ireland to visit him but is struggling to afford the fees for the flights as she is on a low income. Amanda would be grateful for any help you can provide in reuniting her with her father, during this difficult time.
client has a fine resulting from her forgetting to pay Dartford tunnel fee in 2017 and has now risen to £191 with threats from bailiffs of further charges of £345 and seizure of goods if not paid. Clients working with Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to clear historic debt from K's mental health difficulties a couple of years ago. K and her husband and daughter risk losing car valued £600 if not paid and her husband needs car to get to work. If we can give £120 then clients can find rest.
C has just started coming to Church. He has struggled with poor mental health for the last few years and he has put on weight recently. He is finding that most of his T-shirts and jeans no longer fit. C is having help for debt from the charity CAP, he has a low income and is trying to make a fresh start. New clothes would really help with his social confidence.
A lady is a carer for her husband with dementia. She is in constant pain and suffers limited mobility due to COPD, arthritis and osteoporosis. Her only access outside is onto her patio. The patio doors are unsafe, therefore she has been unable to get out for a year. The council will not pay as she bought the doors herself, and she lives solely on benefits. The request is to replace the doors to make safe access for her to go outside.
My client lost her best, and dearest friend a few months ago in a 'pretend' suicide pact that went tragically wrong. Since then my client has been receiving counselling and support to continue with her life. Through this, she has returned to her love of baking, and especially baking for others, finding it therapeutic, distracting, and healing. Unfortunately, her oven is very old and the parts are not available any more so she needs a newer one to be able to be on some path of improvement.
J is in receipt of employment and support allowance. She is unable to work due to atrial fibrillation. Both her washing machine and dryer have recently broken.She is finding it difficult getting her washing to the launderette. She is about to downsize to a small flat and so needs a combined washer /dryer as the space is limited. She is sourcing a second hand one. Can you please help her.
This family have just begun working with Christians Against Poverty to help them with their financial situation. The young father has been working overtime for a long time to increase the family income. He has just suffered a stroke and so is now only receiving statutory sick pay. We would love to bless this family with money to help pay their utility bills this next month.
Following a relationship breakdown J and her 15 year old daughter were given temporary accommodation, during that time J had to have surgery and her benefits were effected as she was in hospital, she has now been offered a flat but has no cooker. It would help her recovery if she could cook hot meals. She would be very grateful for any help that you could give. Thank You
Darren is a young man with multiple long-term health issues which prevent him from being declared fit for work. He is currently claiming PIP and UC and survives on a very low income. My client has struggled with debt for many years and is receiving debt advice and financial capability guidance from the Citizens Advice, the best option for Darren to take would be a DRO, relieving a lot of his anxiety and stress and giving him a fresh start. My client would be extremely grateful for this support.
A came to see us about his financial difficulties which had become considerably worse following an accident which impacted on his job, which in turn caused bullying in the workplace. Getting a Debt Relief Order would mean his debts would be wiped out, which has caused him great anxiety so he can focus on everything else going on in his life. Thank you.
Our client is a teacher, struggling with, debts and ill health Her route out of debt is via a Debt Relief Order, but such is her financial situation that she does not have £90 for the insolvency fees.
L is vulnerable lady needing help to get to her counselling & hospital visits. She has tried so hard to stop drinking and now her benefit has been suspended.
EG needs help with balancing her diet. She lives on shelf life food from Foodbank. Experiencing depression, she feels terribly overweight, wearing 2 layers of girdles to feel secured. EG aspires to become a nurse, she needs money for her English test and she needs transport fare to attend emotional health support counselling sessions.