Claire’s Story

The financial impact hit Claire last year when she was unable to work when her childminder contracted Covid-19


With two young children under five when Claire’s Childminder caught Covid in November she had to take leave from the convenience retailer where she works. Now back at work this break has interfered with her Universal Credit and childcare payments leaving her waiting for a back payment. In addition, Claire used far more electric and heating oil being off work and is behind with bills which is causing worry.

GroceryAid awarded a Covid-19 financial grant which helped to get Claire caught up with her bills and access to in the moment emotional support to help her manage her worries.

“Thank you so much, I really appreciate your help.”

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