Welfare Benefits 1/2 day workshop - (Basic overview) - Maximise Income for your Tenants and Residents
Do you work for a Housing Association, ALMO or Local Authority? Are you a landlord or a letting agent? Do you work with homeless people or with people who are vulnerable and require extra help with their living costs?
Are your tenants struggling to cope with reduced income due to Welfare Reform? Do you want to minimise the impact of the Welfare Reforms by maximising income for your customers?
Could your staff benefit from a course which explores the help available, the qualifying criteria and where to claim additional benefits that your tenants and residents may be entitled to?
This half day practical workshop will look, in detail at the extra help that is available to low-income families, customers with disabilities, vulnerable tenants and residents, homeless people etc.
People who will benefit greatly from attending this course are:
- Housing Officers
- Homelessness Officers
- Housing Advice Centre staff
- Welfare Rights staff
- Care Workers
- People looking after vulnerable young persons and adults
What will they learn:
- Social Fund
- Crisis Loan
- Cold Weather Payment
- Winter Fuel Payment
- Disability Living Allowance
- Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
- Attendance Allowance
- Carers Allowance
- Invalid Care Allowance
- Discretionary Housing Payment
- Hardship Fund (Council Tax Support)
- Statutory Maternity Pay
- Statutory Paternity Pay
- Statutory Adoption Pay
- Bereavement Allowance
- Bereavement Benefit
- Home improvement Grants
- Warm Front Grants
- Disabled Facilities Grant
- Student Grants/loans
- Council Tax Exemptions
If you aim to ensure that you, your staff or your colleagues know about the different grants, benefits and help available to people then this course is for YOU.
If you are interested in accessing this training package please contact Claire Turner Director of the Landlord Information Network, to discuss bespoke training on T: 01246 413791 or E: email@example.com