Tag Archives: Welfare Reform

Universal Credit – Published Resources

GCS Local are working with the Department for Work and Pensions to inform the public about the opportunities Universal Credit can bring and how people are able to claim.  The Cabinet Office’s Campaign Manager has asked for support in ensuring that everyone who … Continue reading

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Welfare Reform News

Benefit Mythbuster Launched Online Benefit Mythbuster is a new online web tool designed to help address commonly held myths and misconceptions about universal credit. People can choose from three options – ‘Starting a New Claim’, ‘Managing your Claim’, and ‘Solving … Continue reading

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Shropshire VCS Assembly Event Reminders – All Members Invited

Welfare Reform Event On Wednesday 4th October, Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly (VCSA) will be hosting an event for voluntary and community sector organisations, Registered Social Landlords, Local Members, MPs and Local Authority and other public sector staff.  The event … Continue reading

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VCS Assembly Events: Reminders

Welfare Reform Event On Wednesday 4th October, Shropshire Voluntary and Community Sector Assembly (VCSA) will be hosting an event for voluntary and community sector organisations, Registered Social Landlords, Local Members, MPs and Local Authority and other public sector staff.  The event … Continue reading

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Events Round Up

Social Prescribing Event Time: 1:30 to 16:30 Date: Thursday 12th October Venue: University Centre, Guildhall, Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ On 12 October there will be an opportunity to attend an event to find out more about social prescribing in Shropshire. The … Continue reading

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Did You Miss The VCSA Special Edition Newsletter: VCSA Events?

If so, click here to find out how to book on to the Welfare Reform: Big Debate 2 or GDPR Event and this week is the last week to get your expression of interests in for the Shropshire VCSA Board … Continue reading

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Dates for your Diary: Book Your Place Now!

Voluntary Sector Health and Social Care Forum The next Voluntary Sector Health and Care Forum is on Wednesday 13th September 2-5pm at Shropshire RCC, Creative Quarter, Shrewsbury Business Park. 2-3 Andy Begley (Director of Adult Services Shropshire Council) will be … Continue reading

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Personalised Support Survey 2016

The Centre Welfare Reform is carrying out an international survey to learn more about the views of service providers and understand the progress being made in personalised support. The Centre for Welfare Reform will use its research and the results of … Continue reading

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Take Part In The Citizen’s Advice Shropshire Survey

Click here to take part in the Welfare Reform and Working Families Survey                    

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How Charities Can Help Prepare Social Tenants For Welfare Reform

Digital exclusion does not just limit access to public services but also reduces the ability to find work, information and training, and it reduces social interaction between friends and family. Furthermore, the launch of Universal Credit in 2013 has seen … Continue reading

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