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    Benefits training courses over Zoom from Disability Rights UK
    Disability Rights UK offers a range of essential online courses in partnership with the Benefits Training Company. Each course is run in two parts, using Zoom and facilitated by an experienced benefits trainer. Introduction to …more
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    ISCAL – Halifax Employers Of Disabled People
    ISCAL is a Halifax-based supported factory for people with all types of disabilities and health conditions. It aims to provide meaningful training and job opportunities to local people who have barriers to accessing employment …more
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    Starting Line Pre-Employment Courses – November
    Starting Line is a free seven-week pre-employment group support course, delivered by Scope and there are places locally in November. The course consists of 14 modules, delivered on 2 half days a week, plus a weekly one to one …more
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    NEW! Group for Direct Payments Users
    Do you get Direct Payments for your care and support from Calderdale Council? Or are you interested in getting a Direct Payment? Please join us for our second introductory ‘Zoom’ video meeting on Wednesday 20th October at 2pm. …more
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    Dept. For Work & Pensions’ Weekly Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Health and disability green paper – two weeks to go Don’t miss the chance to shape the future of the benefits system by responding to the Shaping future support: the health and disability …more
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    Staying Warm With Citizens’ Advice Calderdale
    ‘Want a warmer, cosier home? Want to waste less money on energy bills? With high energy prices (soon to get higher) and the imminent possible reduction of Universal Credit, many people are being forced to choose between paying …more
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    Energy & Heating Support From Citizens’ Advice
    With high energy prices (soon to get higher) and the imminent possible reduction of Universal Credit, many people are being forced to choose between paying their rent, buying food and keeping warm. But it’s not just about being …more
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    Touchbase: DWP Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Health and disability green paper – one month to go Don’t miss the chance to shape the future of the benefits system by responding to the Shaping future support: the health and disability …more
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    Broken benefits system hitting thousands of Disabled people
    Thousands of Disabled people on out of work benefits, such as ESA and Jobseeker’s Allowance, are facing considerable mental health and physical challenges as the pandemic has left them struggling financially, new research shows. …more
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    How To Spot A Rogue Trader
    Rogue Traders in West Yorkshire targeting vulnerable residents. West Yorkshire Trading Standard continue to receive reports of doorstep traders using pushy and sometimes aggressive sales tactics to intimidate people, usually the …more