The aim of the Welfare Reform Roadshows is to engage with residents in Barking & Dagenham to raise aweareness about the Welfare Reform changes and the likely impact. Giving practical advice, support and information.
Welfare Reform Changes - Advice & information - Benefit Cap, Under-Occupancy, Personal Independence Payment, Universal Credit, Council Tax Reduction Scheme & social Fund.
Housing Advice - Housing Options available within Borough, neighbouring Boroughs or other counties.
Money Management Advice - Budgeting for the future - Tips & hints on managing personal finances on benefits or in Employment.
Training Advice - Training Providers offering a wide variety of courses.
Jobs Advice - Applying for jobs & Apprenticeship opportunities.
General Advice - Childcare options & financial incentives for going into employment (Full time Or Part time)
All Partners to provide 1-2-1 support to individuals in receipt of benefits or in work.