See a report about the crisis support schemes run by local authorities. It states that they are failing to operate effectively leaving
more people having to turn to foodbanks and other charities for help.
They state that when families are fleeing domestic violence or seriously ill they desperately need immediate emergency funds if they’re struggling to pay for basics. In areas where getting emergency funds in a financial crisis is now almost impossible, it’s local charities who treat families with compassion and help them get back on their feet.
See the report here.