I was made homeless the day before lock down, I lost all of my clothing barring two pairs of pyjamas and my universal credit is so low by the 3rd week I have to dig through supermarket bins for food. I just need some money for a new sleeping bag, some warm clothes and a little bit extra to feed myself with. I've tried to seek help from the local council but have had no luck, I applied for a small grant that they offer to pay for some clothing for myself and a new sleeping bag as I'm sleeping rough at the minute and their response was that they can only award the grants for unexpected emergency items like a new cooker and whatnot when your old one breaks. Aparantly clothing is a regular purchase due to wear and tair so they can not help me. I don't actually know any poor people who see clothing as a regular buy.
I'm 31 years old, I've had a pretty hard life as I came from a traveler background, I've struggled for most of my life but right now times are particularly hard. I hate to come here and ask for this but I rally don't know what else I can do. Thank you for taking the time to read this weather you can help me or not.
Sorry for using a dog picture, I'm very embarrassed so I'm not willing to post a picture of my face, I hope you can understand.
I hope you have a wonderful day.