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Kit 4 Kids

Kit 4 Kids

The Beginning of Kit 4 Kids…. On Sunday, we read a heart breaking article in The Guardian regarding clothing banks and poverty in the UK. Of course we know from our data how many families are struggling in East Devon and for them, we do what we can. What started...

Carers Week

Happy Carer’s Week to all my fellow carers – it’s our week. Though we say Happy Carers Week, sadly, we won’t get a badge, balloon or pay rise but we will at least get some recognition in the media of just how hard it is to care whether that is on a professional basis...

Flexible Support Fund

  Flexible Support Fund awards are aimed at improving a claimant’s job prospects and to help get you into work. As with most grants you must be eligible and there are restrictions in place for what the funds can be used for, it is also provided at the discretion...

Pension Credit

Pension Credit. Recently it has been estimated that more than 2 in 5 people of pension age are not claiming all the benefits that they are entitled to. It gives people of pension age extra money to help with living costs if they are on a low income.  This is paid in...

Transphobia Homophobia & Biphobia Awareness

  Monday was International Day Against Transphobia Homophobia & Biphobia so I wanted to share my thoughts about equality and discrimination and why it is such an important topic.   Equality. Why does it matter so much? I am white, straight, and born into...