Carlisle Key operates a drop-in centre for young people who are experiencing – or at risk of – homelessness; offering a listening ear, assistance, advice and signposting in response to each individual’s needs.
The Government’s Transforming Care programme is shaking up the care sector, helping people with a learning disability to get out of hospitals and group homes, and integrate back into the community. One charity that’s moving with the times is Mayfield Trust.
The people of Derby knew they wanted a fitting memorial to the men who had fought in World War II. Rather than erect another monument, they decided to provide housing for some of the veterans who had returned home.
Andrew Windsor Almshouses has been providing homes for elderly people in need for 400 years. The Surrey-based charity currently houses 11 residents. A £250,000 loan from Charity Bank meant it was able to undertake urgent repairs to its 17th century properties.
Your eligible deposits with Charity Bank are currently protected up to a maximum of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. Total balances above £85,000 are not protected.
For joint accounts each account holder is treated as having a claim in respect of their share so, for a joint account held by two eligible depositors, the maximum amount that could be claimed would be £85,000 each (making a total of £170,000).
Deposits from large companies and small local authorities are covered by the FSCS deposit protection from 30 January 2017 up to a maximum of £85,000.
Visit the FSCS website for more information or call the FSCS on 0800 678 1100 or 0207 741 4100.