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Citizens Advice Flintshire Sleep-out

1 team member

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

Team story

[p]Please donate to our cause. Since the introduction of Universal Credit, we have seen an increase in debt, evictions, homelessness, and often a deterioration in our clients’ general health and mental well being. We need your help as we are raising funds to pay for trained advisers to provide advice to those struggling with this difficult benefits system.[/p][p]Universal credit is proving extremely challenging for Flintshire residents and we are doing our best to support as many people as possible navigate through this complicated and confusing benefit, that is proving very difficult to claim. We have been part of the full roll out since April 2017 and our county is now seeing the long term effects of this new benefit, including increased rent arrears for Council tenants, more debt and increased threats of evictions and homelessness.[/p][p]The stress and anxiety this benefit is causing to people trying to claim UC is alarming. We know that often people are sometimes one pay cheque away from disaster and too often as soon as people lose their employment, or become ill, or whatever the reason they are unable to work, things deteriorate too quickly and often this directly affects peoples mental well-being.[/p][p]Citizens Advice Flintshire are essential in supporting people through this over complicated system and feedback from our clients is that they simply do not know what they would of done without the help from our service. That’s why we need to raise £20,000 to keep providing the brilliant service our caseworkers do. [/p][p][br][/p][p][b][u]Anthony's Story[/u][/b][/p][p]I don't know where I would be without the help of Citizens Advice Flintshire. They have been a lifesaver for me as Universal Credit has been a nightmare from Start to finish".[/p][p][url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-46159040/universal-credit-experience-i-ve-been-left-behind]https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-wales-46159040/universal-credit-experience-i-ve-been-left-behind[/url][/p][p][img][/img][/p][p][url=http://www.flintshirecab.org.uk/sleep-out][b]www.flintshirecab.org.uk/sleep-out[/b][/url][/p]
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Mar 25, 2019


£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Mar 25, 2019


Mar 24, 2019

Dawn Pearson

Mar 24, 2019

Clare Peers

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 24, 2019

Eileen Dimelow

It is for a good cause


Mar 24, 2019

Chloe Peers

Well done to everyone who slept out..it was very cold out there!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 22, 2019

Sue Davison


Mar 22, 2019

Rachel Jackson

Good luck everyone. I hope it's a huge success.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Mar 19, 2019

Diane Martin

Good luck everyone xxx

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 11, 2019

Jan Lewis

Good luck

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Dylan Evans

Dylan Evans