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Help Through Crisis

Help Through Crisis (HTC) aims to assist Island residents who are in genuine hardship, enabling them to quickly access help in an emergency. There is a limited fund to provide immediate emergency help with food, gas and electricity. This can only be offered to those...

Advance Decisions

What is an advance decision? An advance decision (sometimes known as an advance decision to refuse treatment, an ADRT, or a living will) is a decision you can make now to refuse a specific type of treatment at some time in the future. It lets your family, carers and...

Power of Attorney

Power of attorney: When someone makes a power of attorney, they appoint someone else to act on their behalf. The person making the power of attorney is called a donor and the person appointed to act on their behalf is called an attorney. A power of attorney gives the...

Asylum

Claim asylum in the UK: You must apply for asylum if you want to stay in the UK as a refugee. To be eligible you must have left your country and be unable to go back because you fear persecution. You should apply when you arrive in the UK or as soon as you think it...

Civil Partnerships

Same-sex couples in the United Kingdom can have their relationships legally recognised and have the same rights as a married couple. To register a civil partnership, you and your partner must sign a civil partnership document in front of two witnesses and a registrar....

Wills

Why it is important to make a will: It is important for you to make a will whether or not you consider you have many possessions or much money. It is important to make a will because: if you die without a will, there are certain rules which dictate how the money,...