News and Updates (Archive)

David’s story: improving life for the family after a stroke

Publication date: 20th March 2015

David was 75 when he suffered a stroke. David had left sided weakness, exhaustion and some speech and memory difficulties. He had previous history of emphysema, asbestosis and colitis. Having been relatively active before his stroke, David was str...

Jennifer’s story: support with housing and benefits helped make family life better

Publication date: 20th March 2015

Mother of two Jennifer suffered from depression and had moved home to Fife to be nearer her mother, who cares for them. The housing she was in had no carpets and the children’s room had no furniture with the exception of one bed. Much of Jen...

CARF gains £10 million for our clients

Publication date: 20th March 2015

Good news for CARF clients! Annual figures for 2012-13 show that clients using our advice and information services gained more than £10,000,000 as a result. This massive amount of money includes debt remedies, accessing welfare benef...