I've had a troubled life and a hard one. I know I am far from the only person who has had it hard in there life so please don't get me wrong as I know people are suffering all the time.
I've come to go get funding as I don't have any where else to turn. I have no family I can turn to for help, I have my son but he is not at an age or position to help. I was In care most of my life due to a alcoholic mother, I suffered sexual abuse while in care.
When I was able to leave care I went back to live with my mum who was sober but that didn't last long and she soon ended up back drinking heverly. By this stage I was 12 years old and pretty much left to my devices as she was that out of it in bed on booze and valium she didn't even know if I was coming in from school or just going? I couldn't tell anyone about this as I didn't want to end up back in the care of social services. So I cashed the benefit books and tried to keep things looking normal.
I was no saint in my teenage years. I had no parents to answer to ( my dad died at the age of 38 of heart disease) I got into trouble, I did things I am not proud of. I met my boyfriend at 15 years old and I was with him for nine years, I had my son but had to leave my relationship due to it being violent.
I am asking for help now as I have come to a stage in my life where I am going to loose our home as I have fallen into rent arrears. I managed to get a full time job 2 years back and things were ok but in the 2 years of being at work I've been diagnosed of having coeliac disease, an eating disorder, C.O.P.D I have had asthma since my late teens. I've also suffered from depression and panic attacks and anxiety attacks.
Even though my health has deteriorated I've kept going to work up until May this year when I had to go into hospital for an operation on my left ankle which put me on crutches and off work. I've applied for all the benefits and my company dose not pay sick pay so I've been getting SSP. Due to universal credit getting things wrong on my claim and I disputed this with them an got a small back payment. This all took so long and I am still off work now I've fallen into arrears with my rent and I am turning to here for any help with this please.