Clean Slate together with Quids in!, have produced Corona-Finance, a web-based information facility, written specifically for low income households, across the UK. It includes:
While we believe a financial crisis will emerge for low income households now, we must also be alert to the risk of high unemployment and a possible recession that could compound extreme hardship in our communities. ‘Financial resilience’ must remain a key goal in how we support people into the future.
Clean Slate's Service During Lockdown
Clean Slate has now instituted a remote working protocol. It will enable us to continue to help people on low incomes to become better off without us relying on access to public spaces like libraries and community cafes.
Our teams in Bath & North East Somerset, Gloucestershire and East London, (now operating as local Quids In Centres), will offer phone and web contact. They will continue to work with the people we have seen already. The teams will also be on hand for self-referrals and referrals from support agencies working with people facing hardship and needing guidance. People local to a Quids In Centre will be able to:
We are calling on our stakeholders in the financial wellbeing of our poorest communities to:
For further information about the one-off e-news digest email to promote the online service or our ‘Corona-Finance’ money email service, please register your interest below.