Zinthiya Trust Crisis Support Project
Zinthiya Trust is a charity based in Leicester supporting disadvantaged women and families to be free from abuse and poverty. The new Crisis Support Project will enable financial management support comprising: income maximisation checks; help to claim eligible benefits; benefits advocacy including challenging decisions & appeals; debt management; negotiating with creditors & applying for insolvency.
Zinthiya is also focused on improving clients’ budgeting and energy efficiency skills, helping them understand energy usage and check energy bills, as well as access a range of grants and support available. Clients will also be provided help to switch tariffs & ensure they are on Priority Service Registers. For the most vulnerable clients the project will also help clients to obtain essentials items including emergency heating measures, cookers, white goods and furniture.