IncomeMAX was founded in 2009 by Lee Healey, a welfare expert with over 20 years’ experience in the welfare rights advice sector. IncomeMAX provides every day money advice to people that are experiencing difficult or uncertain situations or circumstances. This includes vulnerable and low income households across a variety of client groups including jobseekers, older people, people with health issues, disabled people, carers, parents, lower paid workers, those experiencing separation or divorce, bereaved people, mums-to-be and new parents. IncomeMAX money advice areas includes benefits, energy bills, water bills, money skills, budgeting and employment and their advice services are provided by a specially trained team of in-house advisers. Clients receive professional, expert advice which is tailored to them and their own personal situation. An award winning and trusted Community Interest Company, IncomeMAX are free-to-client through innovative partnerships with a range of national partners including EDF Energy, Nationwide Building Society and Southern Water. They are also London Leaders, Santander Social Enterprise Award (SEDA) winners, UnLtd Fast Growth winners and proud Shackleton Foundation awardees. IncomeMAX unlock £millions of missing income for thousands of vulnerable and low income households every year and as a result their clients are better able to afford their bills and deal with debts.
Award Date: March 2011