Kazan and his wife Shewa claimed asylum in 2010 after fleeing Iraq. In the last 8 years, they have been threatened with eviction without a court order by 3 different asylum landlords - ymca, Orchard Shipman and now Serco.
Lydia is 35 year old single mother who fled to the UK with her children in April this year following serious threats from her family and community in South Africa for marrying outside her ethnic group. Lydia arrived to PAIH with her children and a few items in her suitcase with
nowhere to go and only £20 with her.
Daina Karkovska (39), originally from Latvia, is a single parent of two young children. Daina has been PAIH service user since April 2015 .We had helped her to apply for Disability Living Allowance after her son’s autism was diagnosed.