A 30 year old refugee is living in a shared accommodation without kitchen items for cooking at home. He asks for £120 to purchase a blender, an iron, kitchen crockery, cooking pans and utensils, and shared stock foods. He will buy what he can second hand. He is unable to save money for these items on limited benefit. Please support him to help others with these shared items. He explains that this would take the stress out of their life together and give them time to study English.
C is a single mum who has fled domestic violence: she has had a complicated life with lots of personal issues and challenges. Her life is back on track but she struggles financially. He daughter is desperate to deal well in her exams but needs revision books. We have a long list of the books she needs, the support from ACTS would enable to get her all the books she needs. Please help us to help C's daughter progress in life.
S is a young woman and a single parent, with a young daughter. She is currently on UC and has recently suffered a miscarriage which has added to her anxiety and depression. She is due a capability for work assessment, which has been delayed because of the pandemic. After this, it is hoped that her benefits will increase. However, she faces up to debt on a daily basis which adds to her stress. Her support worker is helping her apply for a DRO and we are asking for help towards the fees.