THANKS TO LEGAL AID, a survivor of domestic violence could live with her daughter

Post 82

“I represented a vulnerable mother who had experienced domestic violence. Social services were refusing to allow her to see her daughter overnight. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I secured her a shared care arrangement so she could live with her daughter for half of every week.”

NO THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I couldn’t help a homeless Syrian refugee

Post 86

DENIED

“I couldn’t help a Syrian refugee who was refused JSA. He was homeless, destitute, and had a month to appeal. He needed JSA to support him until he could find employment. NO THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I could not assist with his appeal and the CAB waiting list was over a month long.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I represented an autistic boy with 1:1 care needs in the High Court

Post 79

“Today I met a 17 year old autistic boy with very challenging behaviour. His mother was getting almost no help and she was reaching a breaking point. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, the court forced the local authority to provide urgent support now while he gets a new assessment of his needs.”