Opening a high street bank account can be a stressful process but we're here to help. Firstly, you should always shop around and find the best account that suits you, it could saves you £’s. You commonly have to apply for the account first, giving some details like the following: 1. Your own information: including your full name, nationality, contact details, date of birth, a…
Written by: Sarah Rogers
I recently started working closely with North Somerset’s LGBT + Forum as a volunteer and also in my capacity as a Wellbeing Worker with Curo’s Community Connect service. Being a volunteer, I can get as involved as I want. Last month, through the LGBT + Forum, four new LGBT groups had their first meetings in Weston-super-Mare and I’m proud to be working with Curo's Thom Winte…
Written by: Andrea Hutchins
Here at Curo we know and understand that some of our customers are having difficulty paying their rent in theses uncertain times. Our message to you is, we're here to help. Please don’t put off getting in touch - pick up the phone or email us at email@example.com with your query. We've already helped hundreds of our customers in the following ways: Hel…
Written by: Sarah Rogers
Rebecca Neusinger reflects on the Black Lives Matter movement and takes inspiration from the young people she works with as a Curo Support Worker - people like Jackson, a young man who's experienced racial discrimination through his life, overcoming barriers in setting up his business.
Written by: Rebecca Neusinger
Over the last couple of weeks we were fortunate enough to have the extremely talented musicians, Lucy Hewson and Rebecca Prosser, perform at eight of our sheltered housing sites for our socially-isolated customers who were shielding due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Written by: Michelle Nash
Sarah Seeger takes a look at important new research - featuring one of the largest surveys of Universal Credit claimants ever conducted - that offers useful lessons for policymakers and landlords about the experience of the claim process and how it could be improved.
Written by: Sarah Seeger
Community Development Coordinator Jade Innes describes how our Community Connect service in North Somerset has helped to leverage over £5,000 of COVID-19 funding for a local foodbank. Jade also looks at the vital role ‘community assets’ like foodbanks play in addressing inequality and boosting health and wellbeing.
Written by: Jade Innes
Curo resident Maya Wolf (pictured below with her handiwork) explains how she and a friend decided to put their talents, time and resources to work by making hundreds of face shields for people on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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