Together, IncomeMax and YMSN are providing on the ground financial support and advice to vulnerable families that can often be hard to reach.
83% of those supported so far have had extra income identified, which is estimated to result in an average of over £4,550 more per year per household. The identified extra income comprises of Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payments for disability, low-income water tariffs, Warm Home Discount energy bill support and charitable trust applications.
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My experience with them was a positive one; I felt heard and not judged. Initially I was in need of some support with my sons travl fees to secondary school. I spoke to Louise who was patient and listened to my concerns and after discussing my financial situation she was able to determine that there were other resources that I may be able to receive. She helped me to fill out the forms which she then submitted on my behalf wich resulted in me receiving a new washing machine, single bed, fuel and food vouchers.
I am very grateful to have the opportunity to use this service, as a black single parent, it’s challenging trying to keep my head above water especially how COVID has impacted the prices of fuel and food.
I would recommend mothers to utilise Young mums and income max, they have taken some of the pressure off of my situation.