The change from incapacity benefit to Employment Support Allowance has meant an increase in our caseload

Despite what people may have heard about the new welfare reforms being delayed by computer problems, the government has brought in most of the new restrictions plus a vicious sanctioning regime well in advance.  The change from incapacity benefit to 'Employment Support Allowance' for many long-term sick and disabled and has meant an increase in …

We are an inner London charity working to relieve poverty and combat social isolation

We are a registered charity working in the inner London neighbourhood of Fitzrovia delivering a number of services to the local community. We provide housing, welfare and debt advice to residents. Deliver community development work using art and textiles with Bangladeshi women. Combat social isolation among the elderly and disabled using art and culture. Provide …