We have been helping to change the lives of people in need in Leicester for over 145 years.
Our work is as relevant today as it was when we first began making a difference in 1876.
We now work throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire and help 5,000 - 6,000 individuals and families each year.
Find out more about our long history, purpose and our team below. To find out more about our core work, visit the Changing Vulnerable Lives area.
We are also proud of all we achieved during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read about how we continued to change lives throughout the crisis here.
We continue to see an increase in need as we support families struggling to make ends meet due to the cost of living crisis.
The majority of our clients are referred to us by professionals working with people in financial hardship or crisis. If you are an in need of support, please speak to your support worker who can help making an application. If this is not possible, please contact us for advice.
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We’ve been changing the lives of people in need in Leicester since 1876. Today we support over 5,000 people in need each year throughout Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire. Find out how we began and how our service has developed over the past 140+ years!Read More
In the last three months together, we have helped 1778 people, including 717 children and provided £535,349 of support.
That's 2053 items to help improve vulnerable people's lives.