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 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.”

 

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I ensured a man with severe mental health problems got proper medical treatment.

Post 51THREAT

“Today I met an Iraqi man with severe mental health problems. He was kept in inhumane conditions in detention. He was so unwell he was unable to comply with proper treatment. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I got him transferred to a hospital for urgent treatment. He is now a refugee.”

THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to represent a man who, as a child, was sexually abused in care.

Post 46

“Today I met a man in his 40s. At 8-9 years old he was sexually abused in care. He suffered ongoing psychological & dependency problems. THANKS TO LEGAL AID, I was able to bring a case on his behalf against the local authority and secure him some compensation.”