Gov’t guidance for people receiving direct payments

Advice for people who buy care and support through a direct payment, as well as local authorities, clinical commissioning groups and those who provide care and support. Details This guidance sets out the main messages for individuals and organisations that can support planning, and help slow the transmission of the coronavirus as the outbreak progresses … Continue reading Gov’t guidance for people receiving direct payments

Up to £15 million for Citizens’ Advice

Link: Citizens' Advice and other financial/benefits advice sources Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland to receive funding boost of up to £15 million to help them deal with increased demand during the COVID-19 pandemic Citizens Advice and Citizens Advice Scotland have experienced an unprecedented rise in demand during the pandemic up to £15 million funding … Continue reading Up to £15 million for Citizens’ Advice

Cash Delivery Payments For Vulnerable Via Post Office

If you want to get more help and info with finance and benefits, please visit our finance and benefits page Cash delivery payments are now available “for the most vulnerable individuals”  due to a Post Office and Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) partnership initiative. The new cash delivery option has initially been made available … Continue reading Cash Delivery Payments For Vulnerable Via Post Office

Incapacity and disability benefit claimants feel particularly hard hit!

Incapacity and disability benefit claimants feel particularly hard hit during coronavirus outbreak, MPs find This article is from the disability website https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org and highlights a clear issue. If you want to get help with benefits, please visit our finance and benefits page, where the services offered by Citizen's Advice and Disability Support Calderdale are highlighted. … Continue reading Incapacity and disability benefit claimants feel particularly hard hit!

Scope Starting Line – Emplyment Support

Scope Starting Line services offer adults with disabilities or health conditions in the Calderdale area employment support and help to build pre-employment skills. They are currently still operating, delivering their services via telephone to deserving customers across the Calderdale area. Scope are still doing everything they can to ensure that individuals with disabilities and health … Continue reading Scope Starting Line – Emplyment Support