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Post by lostoncontact » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:22 am

A couple of years ago we ran in to the problem of a failed boiler....not been on benefits and already reached our 2 non payments we couldn't find any help at all even though we have 2 small children. seems we didn't fit into any of the usual boxes.

After several weeks of hair pulling and boiling water on the oven I accidentally came across charis grants (I say accidentally because even CAB had no idea they existed).....we filled out a relatively simple on line form and submitted some quotes...after several weeks we had a bankers draft for the full amount saving us from a cold winter (non repayable grant)...Hope this helps someone.


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Post by Foggy » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:58 am
Hi -- thanks for that -- it might prove useful to a few.

On the 2 non payments front -- this is usually that three MISSED payments constitutes a breach --- AGREED payment breaks do not. So for smaller emergencies a break could be negotiated.
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