After her father died Hajiba and her mother became homeless. She very soon became separated from her mother and found herself alone, having to survive however she could. At the age of 15 she was raped, and a woman she confided in offered to help her ‘escape’ to the UK. Once trafficked into this country [...]
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A refused asylum seeker from Iran came to CLEAR for practical and financial help. When he first came to the UK, his claim was refused and his appeal failed. He lived with friends who later moved and were unable to support him. Homeless, andwith no money for food, he came to CLEAR. We provided Basics [...]
Mr M from Somalia was given Indefinite Leave to Remain, studied hard and gained a place at University in the UK. Later his wife, two children and two orphaned nieces came to join him in the UK. Initially, all the family were crowded into a single student room, until the Housing Department agreed to provide [...]
A family from Iraq have been users of CLEAR services for several years, periodically calling for advice. Unfortunately, the mother contracted a serious illness and remained in hospital for four months. It was a stressful time for Mr K, looking after their children, getting the older ones to school, whilst also being fearful of leaving [...]