Why are Saint Benedict's - Fairstore needed ?  

These are some examples of the daily requests we receive for help with storage .

"Just been evicted a couple days ago. Because council claiming that I’ve made myself intentionally homeless by rejected a property I have already stated that I can live in that area (fear of violence) "

"I was trying to call you to see if you could offer any help or advice with someone who was made homeless. When this happened, she put all of her belongings into storage with a private company (Access Storage). She thought that she would only be homeless for a few months but it has been almost a year. This lady moved from a 3 bedroom house. 

 

She is now in temporary accommodation (hostel) and is on Universal Credit and Housing Benefit so she became unable to keep up with the payments at the storage company. She now owes them more than £2000 and they have locked her storage unit and will not give her access until she has paid them or starts to pay them. "

"I was explaining to Ed that "Make space" is unaffordable for me and that the price of my current unit will double in a few weeks to the point where I'll be completely unable to afford to keep my belongings there, so thank you so much for helping me it's much appreciated."

"Thank you for reaching out to us about this and for the incredible work you do to help those in need.

 

I’ve circulated to our peer support groups for single parent families in the Camden area. I hope some may benefit from this scheme."

"Apologies for the late response as I was off sick last week. The client still requires the service however we are waiting for a health and safety assessment of her hostel room so that we get a clearer picture of what she needs to put into storage. Initially it was 10-15 boxes however following a visit from the hostel manager the client may require more items to be placed into storage."

"Dear Madam, dear Sir,

 

J wish J could store my luggage by Fairstore.

J am on the street, sleeping at the. Victoria Coach Station and J am tired and the weight hurts me. J heard you can help me by storing my luggage.

 

Please, let me know if J have to pay if yes, J can tell already that J am unable to do it."

"We have a family that is being evicted (single male, two children) and has until Thursday to remove their belongings. They only came to our attention today so apologies for the short notice. I do not know how much they have but I will ring them to complete the inventory form asap so that we can determine this. The mother in the family recently passed away unexpectedly so our Children’s Services department will be assisting this family with the cost of removals – this is also the reason for the short notice."

"Following our phone conversation today, I am writing to enquire about storage of a bed, a mattress and a dismantled wardrobe.

 

I am currently in a temporary accommodation, and will be moving to permanent accommodation in the meet few weeks. I was not given an exactly date of move. But, I am hoping it will be within the next month or so."

"hi am 50 yrs old single mum                       and had my home taken                           

bin in temp accommodation                  

 now the council say am intentionally homeless                                                   

 BUT I THINK I HAD NO OPPOSITION     

as i had no choice as my neighbors tuk me 2 court                                                     

had me arested                                       

so i now hav an ASBO BUT AM MORTFID  AS I AM 50 YRS OLD SINGEL MUM /GRAMMAR AN NEVER BIN IN ANY TRUBBLE ALL MY LIFE AN NOW IV GOT AN ASBO AN NO HOME  AN SEPARATED FRM MY LITTLE GIRL  CUZ OFF LIES                                 

so thay tuk me bk to court to take my house                                                          

so i had no choice 2 giv up my home

cuz my barrister told me if i didnt giv it up thay would send me 2 prison ANYWAY   now iv hav 2 lev my temp accommodation an i hv a 10 yr old girl an av bin told thay will take her into care                               

 so iv sent her 2 my sons cuz shes not going in care                                              

so shes safe                                              

but am homeless an had my  babe  taken from me                                                   

and  no 1 will help me                               

an my stuff and my little girls toys clothes bed ect  r in store                                     

 an av got 2 get them out 2 day or thay will dispose ov them                                         

plzzzzzz am sofa surfing an dont no wot am going 2 do                                        PLEASE HELP ME                                  

NO 1 ESLE WILL "                                    

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