When the Improving Financial Confidence programme started, we could only see working age tenants and each project had a group of tenants it was able to see. After reviewing the Improving Financial Confidence programme in its first year, the Big Lottery Fund have opened all 37 projects...
In year 1 of the New Direction project we saw 600 Social tenants. We helped tenants deal with many different financial issues and made a real difference to peoples lives. We helped tenants contact the DWP or the City Council, deal with paperwork and get to grips with their income. We helped people get better deals...Read more
Bob is under occupying his property and didn't know how he was going to pay the extra rent. We helped him apply for a DHP to deal with this. He also needed advice on debts, so was referred to the Raise debt team. When we next saw the Bob, he felt a lot happier. He...Read more
[one_half] If you are having trouble paying your water bill, there are a few things you can do to help make things easier. If you are on a meter, there are a lot of things you can do to use less water. These can often be simple and easily incorporated into your everyday life. The...Read more