THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I prevented a victim of domestic violence with mental health problems from sleeping in the street.

Post 64

THREAT

“Today I met a woman with mental health problems. She fled her home after a violent assault by her partner. She had nowhere to stay but the local authority refused her accommodation. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I compelled them to provide housing so that she wouldn’t sleep on the street.”

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THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I am challenging the bedroom tax, which will force me to move out my home where I receive support as a disabled person.

Post 54

“I am a disabled man & I needed help from a legal aid lawyer. Due to the new under-occupancy rules I would have been forced to move into a property not suitable to my needs. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, my case was heard in the High Court and hopefully I will get justice.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to help save a refuge for victims of domestic violence from funding cuts.

Post 58

THREAT

“Today I met a group of victims of domestic violence from minority communities. The specialist refuge that helped them was having its funding cut unlawfully. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to get the lawfulness of that  decision reconsidered by the court.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to return a disabled adult back into his father’s care.

Post 52

“Today I met the single father of a young adult with learning difficulties. The local authority removed his son from his care, placing him in a respite facility & depriving him of his liberty. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I successfully applied to the Court of Protection to have his son return home.”