Faith in Action latest
Sadly, the Faith in Action Homeless Drop-in is still not able to provide our normal level of service for homeless and vulnerably-housed people, due to government restrictions. However, we are providing a tailored, appointment-only service on Wednesdays and Fridays, between 11am and 2pm, for those service users who we are not able to assist over the phone, as well as supporting people who are still rough sleeping. Issues we help with include job searches and training support, accommodation advice and referral, and for EU citizens support with their applications for Settled Status.
We give service users who attend appointments a lunchbox to take away with sandwiches, fruit, water, biscuits etc., and some who are still rough sleeping have been using the showers.
We have seen a rise in the number of service users coming in early September jumping from an average of 12 per session to around 20.
If you would like to contribute something to the lunches, all donations would be very welcome. Suggested items are cereal bars, individually wrapped biscuits, drinks, crisps or chocolate. Cathy Dundee would be happy to collect any donations and can be contacted on TrinityURC.FIA@outlook.com.
Financial donations are also always welcome and can me made via the website at http://www.mertonfaithinaction.org/donate/