For housing and other welfare benefits claimants, the government has recently made some changes particularly for working age benefits. If you think you might be affected by these benefits changes, we can offer you support and advice. Please contact Fatima Begum on 020 8985 1124
If you are having financial difficulties
You can use a benefits calculator to check you’re claiming everything you are entitled to.
Contact your local council. You may be able to claim a Discretionary Housing Payment or get help from the Local Welfare Assistance Scheme.
If you're having problems paying your rent, contact Fatima Begum at our office . She can arrange a payment plan with you.
Find out which benefits you could be entitled to and how much you could claim.
Try the Money Advice Service’s budget planner tool to see how much you are spending and where you could make savings
Government benefit resources
You can find helpful information about government benefits on the www.gov.uk website.
Citizens Advice Bureau
The credit union offers ethical community-focused banking services which can be a lifeline for anyone who struggles to access mainstream financial services.
For more information speak to the LCCU on Tel. 0207 729 9218 or visit their website https://londoncu.com