S was furloughed and lost his employment in January 2021, he has previously suffered a stroke and has weakness down one side of his body. Universal Credit included his last wage within the assessment period which nulled his entitlement to Universal Credit on the 6th March. He had to cancel all direct debits and has now fallen behind on his rent and council tax and this is affecting his health. He has always kept up to his bills until this happened. Please help him with these arrears, thank you.
H lost his job due to the pandemic. He is married with three children under 5 years old. The eldest has special needs and is awaiting a diagnosis. H is desperate to get back to work as he and his wife are hit by the benefit cap meaning their whole Universal Credit payment goes to their landlord for rent. H receives nothing. They are surviving on child benefit payments alone. H's work permit has run out. He needs to pay £138 to get a new permit. Would you be able to help this family get back on their feet?
This gentleman has been working with Citizens Advice in relation to his debts. He has been unemployed for more than 18 months, but has recently passed his 18th Edition Course. The final steps to opening up a lot of employment opportunities are to pass the the ECS Health, Safety and Environmental assessment, and gain his ECS card (Electrotechnical Certification Scheme card). He has no surplus income so cannot afford the fees. But, if he were to gain his ECS card, it would open up life changing opportunities, and enable him to move forward.
J has been unfortunate in seeking work opportunities during the pandemic and has returned to live with his parents. Prior to this he built up debts while unemployed, and his parents can't afford to help him repay the debts while they are also providing him with accommodation. After discussing his options with Citizens Advice, J accepts that a Debt Relief Order is the only way forward, and he would be very grateful for help with the fee.
RW has been released from prison but all his belongings have been disposed of including his clothes and shoes. He had arranged for them to be stored but now he literally has nothing. He knows that he needs to take responsibility for his actions and has come out of prison with a different attitude, he wants to improve his life and stay away from trouble but this has set him back. Please help him to make a fresh start, so he can buy underwear, clothes, a coat and shoes. Thank you.
I have just spoken to the client who has been volunteering at the Lewisham foodbank. He originally had his own catering business in Peckham but lost his right to work as part of the Windrush investigation. He does not have funds for a lawyer to reinstate his rights in the UK. He is in need of a bed as he is staying in the property of a man he was caring for who has just died. He has very little furniture and would be so grateful for your help. Thank you for reading this.
Mr A is working as a volunteer in several places. He is an asylum seeker with very limited money. He can't afford to get a bus every time he needs to travel. He asked for support to enable him to buy a bicycle so that he can go to any place easily. He would so appreciate the support. Many thanks.
Mr I has recently received Leave To Remain. He has 3 children and the name of one of them was written incorrectly on the documents. The papers were sent back so he needs to have it corrected in order to fully receive the Leave to Remain for his daughter. The cost of the correction is very high, so he can't afford it. He would so appreciate it if he could get this support.
J is a softly spoken young man who was helped last year by the charity when he needed a laptop. When I spoke to him today he said the laptop had made communication so much easier. J didn't know he had to pay council tax when he was in temporary accommodation and has ended up with a debt he cannot pay. His support worker explains that J engages well with outside services and works hard to improve his mental health and employability. Please can you help J clear this debt?
F is a single mum with 2 children. She's just enrolled on a course to gain a teaching assistant qualification but needs a particular book for her studies. She has not worked for over 13 years, having suffered from various physical and mental health issues, but is now feeling positive about the future and wants to support herself and her children. We believe that she can achieve everything that she has set out to do and we want to encourage her!
I have recently posted a request for this client who has been volunteering at the Lewisham foodbank. He originally had his own catering business in Peckham but lost his right to work as part of the Windrush investigation. He has been caring for a man with dementia. He is in need of a bed (posted in the last request) and this request is to help with assembly of the frame which he can't do and also a mattress of course for a comfy sleep. Thank you so much if you are reading this.
Mr I is asylum with very limited money and no support. He couldn't afford to take public transport every day to travel as he lives far away. He has to walk for a long distance to get what he wants. He will be grateful to get a support which enables him to travel easily. Many thanks.