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Organisations offering activities and support. For local information go to Coronavirus Information,
Home But Not Alone phone line: 0800 876 6926,
or go to Community Action Suffolk to see how local groups can help isolated people.

tCAS - The Christian Advisory Service

Coronavirus Support

Advice to people struggling with the financial consequences of Coronavirus. For the duration of the corona virus epidemic, tCAS will be supporting clients remotely, by phone or Zoom calls. When circumstances permit, tCAS will resume its weekly sessions at Hope Cafe, Hope Church ipswich.

http://www.tcas.life/coronavirus-update/

General Details

tCAS is a free service to all people regardless of their faith, nationality or orientation. tCAS operates from Hope Church in Ipswich, and Kingsland Church in Colchester. We offer advice to individuals who may be struggling with issues such as:

  • Benefits - Advice on whether people qualify for benefits; help applying for benefits or during assessments; challenging benefits decisions
  • Debt / Poverty - review of income and expenditure; advice on possible sources of income, liaison with creditors. Government provision during the Corona virus. In some cases we will refer clients to specialist organisations who can help people further. 
  • Tenancy - issues between landlords and tenants: repairs, arrears, threats of eviction.
  • Disability - investigating benefits, advocacy with agencies / authorities
  • Consumer and minor civil law issues - defective goods, parking fines, neighbour disputes. 

We will support the client for the duration of their need. As a Christian organisation we will offer prayer support if desired. 

Who to contact

Name
Trevor Stafford
Position
Advisor
Telephone
07821 936668
Email
hopechurch@tcas.life
Website
http://www.tcas.life
Notes

Trevor heads tCAS in Ipswich, drawing on support from the head office in Colchester. 

Additional contact

Name
Tony Mann
Position
Advisor
Telephone
01206 625985
Email
enquiries@tcas.life
Address
Kingsland Church
86 London Rd
Colchester
Essex
CO3 9DW

Where to go

Name
Hope Church
Address
114 Fore Hamlet
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP3 8AF
Area served
Ipswich
Notes

For the duration if the corona virus epidemic, tCAS will be supporting clients remotely, by phone or Zoom calls. When circumstances permit, tCAS will resume its weekly sessions at Hope Cafe, Hope Church ipswich.

Days & Times

Monday - Thursday, Friday by arrangement
Session Information
10 am - 5pm

Other details

Age Groups
Adults
Last Updated
17/04/2020

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