Faltering and threadbare local authority crisis support schemes mean more and more people in crisis have to turn to foodbanks and other charities for help.

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.

Month of publication 
May
Year of publication 
2018
Number of pages 
87
Author 
Richard Crellin, Sam Royston
Category 
Policy and lobbying