Barry’s story

Unfairly sanctioning Barry’s welfare benefits nearly cost him his home as well as compounding his disabilities.

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John’s story

John was detained in hospital and the treating team wanted to transfer him out of Bristol for specialist support. But this risked losing contact with his family. 

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Margaret’s story

Margaret didn’t realise she had to appeal against her ESA refusal until the judge at a first tribunal suggested she seek legal advice.

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Steve’s story

After being sacked due to a disability, we helped Steve recover lost earnings, but also the self-confidence to look for new work and remain independent. 

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Hazel’s story

Post-natal depression stopped Hazel opening her post, so when a rent arrears notice arrived, she didn’t realise. A subsequent possession order meant she risked losing her home.

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Habane’s story

Habane was captured and separated from his wife and child during the civil war in Somalia. We helped get the family back together.

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