A lack of money was seen as the biggest barrier to parents and their children in fulfilling a happy life. With lone parent and children households four times more likely to be in rent arrears, housing providers have a vested interest in supporting those most vulnerable.
Given that only 17% of people in debt seek advice, we know that for many, taking action when struggling is difficult. At Orbit, we estimate 5,000 of our households are struggling with money at any given time.
There are a number of ways we can help, just a few are listed below.