CARA

DAY CENTRE PROJECT

CARA assists its beneficiaries in preparing representations and representing them on matters such as eviction, deportation, employment and family. We provide advice, information and guidance on a wide range of subjects, including immigration, debt, welfare benefits, housing and employment.

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1135610)

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Campaign target

£100,000

Amount raised

£5

Time left

261 days

Donations

1

    Categories

  • Disaster ReliefDisaster Relief
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy
  • Poverty Alleviation/ReliefPoverty Alleviation/Relief

    Helping

  • Children (3-18)Children (3-18)
  • Older PeopleOlder People
  • Young People (18-30)Young People (18-30)

Location

United Kingdom

Situation

Situation Funding gap for advice services in Hackney, which is a diverse and vibrant neighbourhood. However, the challenges in Hackney are also significant, from high levels of obesity, isolation caused by cultural issues and language barriers, to a range of health inequalities. We aim to reduce isolation, build trust and increase wellbeing amongst individuals and communities.

Solution

Solution By raising the funds to alleviate the problem because this will enable us to employ multilingual staff and work to bring us closer to our local residents. We will support: • individuals in need – through • legal advice • multilingual advice and support into work • community action – helping local groups build their skills and work together to improve and celebrate the neighbourhood (e.g. through Hackney Festival and Hackney’s Community Forums) • the local environment;