Help Keep a Safety Net for Emergency Help – Local Welfare Schemes

#keepthesaftenet A vital part of our welfare safety net is at risk of having Government funding removed. The Government funded Local Welfare Schemes are run by local authorities and provide funding for essential items to people in need and for help after an emergency....

#KeepTheSafetyNet

Why it is important to add your voice to the DWP Consultation We now have 4 days to positively affect the fortunes of the most vulnerable members of society. 4 days that will fundamentally affect the lives and the life chances of hundreds of thousands of families in...

10 million rely on church community support shows new research

#keepthesafetynet New research conducted for the Church Urban Fund, CUF, shows that 10 million adults a year in England use community services from churches. This is more than half of all those who access these services. The wide range of support includes food banks,...

Horsham Matters remains committed to helping local residents

#localassistancenetwork  #dwpwelfareassist David Sheldon, chief executive at Horsham Matters, said: “It was Mark Twain that is reported to have said ‘The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated’ after his obituary was mistakenly published in the New York Journal....