“Im sending this letter to thank you on behalf of the two clients that received the donation from your organisation during the time of Eid. Both clients have expressed their gratitude and state that donations like that go a long way in helping their low income situation.“ Maxine Faulder, Gateway Family Services
Our Services Advocacy, Advice and Guidance
Housing Services include a range of housing related support projects helping people gain access to and maintain a roof over their heads. The activity is focused on supporting vulnerable individuals to gain the necessary skills to maintain tenancies and live independently. The advice that we provide includes: Financial Advice • Delivery of high level case work, directly supporting individuals and families with significant money advice/debt concerns. • Raising awareness of money/debt issues, it’s impact and enabling people to take positive action. • Building on the guidance given and offering mentoring support to help people embed financial learning in their own home. Benefit Advice • Many women we work with do not know what benefits if any they are entitled to. Our expert staff/volunteers will help all service users to access benefits. We will help fill out forms, accompany them to appointments and advocate on their behalf. Employment Advice This service provides assistance to individuals wanting to gain paid employment. To achieve this aim we support service users in the following areas: • Developing confidence and self esteem. • Building CVs. • Liaising with and referring to learning and training providers. • Offering volunteering opportunities at Amirah Foundation. Helping people to feel safer • These services encompass a range of projects providing support, assistance and challenge to women and their families who are identified as being in need of support with the focus on promoting a safe and secure living environment for all. We work in partnership with the families to actively encourage then to identify and agree the changes required to move forward positively with their lives, enhancing their quality of life as well as that of the community.