Merton CIL Case Studies

Your Stories


2018 - 19


2017-18 Case Studies 

You can read Ashas Story and how we helped her here - Asha's Story 

You can read Johnathan's Story here - Johnthans Story 

You can read about our Policy Work in Merton - A Case Study about Merton CILs Policy Work



In 2016-17, we supported 392 people, and we've highlighted 4 of their stories. These include Arthur, who was at risk of homelessness, and Livinia who was struggling to settle into her new home. We were really proud of our volunteer Joginder who really blossomed. Mo was one of the many people who lost out in the transfer of DLA to PIP, while Edwina made a film talking about her experience of social care. You can find out more here:

Arthur - Housing and Benefit insecurity creating distress & anxiety

Livinia - Offering Holistic Support to Settle in a New Home

Joginder - Our Supported Volunteering Programme Supporting Independent Living

Mo -  The knock-on effect of changing from DLA to PIP

Edwina - What Does Independence Really Mean?



In 2015-16, we supported 338 people, and we've highlighted 4 of their stories. These include Miss Imran, who spoke up and won a benefits appeal, and Mr and Mrs Jones who we helped to avoid homlesssness in 6 weeks. We supported local Deaf and Disabled People to navgiate changed to the ILF. We are also extreely proud of our volunteer Estifanos who has built up his confidence.

Miss Imran - Speaking-up to Win a Benefits Appeal

Mr and Mrs Jones -  Seven weeks to avoid homelessness

Navigating changes to the ILF

Estifanos - A Volunteer Builds his Confidence