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Benefits for Families

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Devon Communities Together

Unit 7 Basepoint Business Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

United Kingdom

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Confused by what benefits families might be entitled to? Is it Child Tax Credit, Child Benefit, Working Tax Credit, Housing Benefit, Universal Credit or ‘all of the above’? If you can’t ‘see the wood for the trees’, come on this course and help families maximise their income.

This course is designed enable participants to identify the benefits that families might be entitled to, whether they are in or out of work, whether or not they or their children have an illness or a disability. It provides an overview of the benefits available to families, with a particular emphasis on Universal Credit.

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IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO COMMISSION THIS AS AN IN-HOUSE COURSE TAILORED TO YOUR ORGANISATIONAL NEEDS PLEASE CONTACT INFO@DEVONCOMMUNITIES.ORG.UK

Course Aims & Objectives

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This course will enable participants to:

  • Identify which benefits which families may be entitled to, including, in particular, Universal Credit

  • Explain the basics of claiming and calculating Universal Credit, with particular emphasis on childcare costs and the ‘2 child limit.’

ABOUT YOUR TUTOR

Vincent Willson

Vincent has worked for the Citizens Advice service in Devon since 1985. As an experienced trainer, he has provided benefits training for many years to voluntary and statutory sector staff, covering all aspects of the benefits system from introductory courses to Tribunal Representation. He has been a benefits caseworker for most of his working life, having taken cases to the Upper Tribunal level. He has been providing benefits training for Citizens Advice Devon since 2017. He is the Chief Officer at Citizens Advice Teignbridge.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Please let Support Services know if there is anything that would affect your learning and if there is anything we can do to enable you to fully participate in our courses and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Call Support Services on 01392 248919 or email info@devoncommunities.org.uk

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Devon Communities Together

Unit 7 Basepoint Business Centre

Yeoford Way

Exeter

EX2 8LB

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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