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Introduction to Welfare Benefits


This training is designed to provide Future You Connectors with an overview of current welfare benefits and sources of support and guidance associated with each, so they can pass on this information to the people they are supporting.  


Delivered by Society Matters cic, the social enterprise trading subsidiary of Citizens Advice Gateshead, this CPD accredited workshop will provide Future You Connectors with an overview of 16 welfare benefits that are most regularly being claimed in the UK. This will include the eligibility criteria for each of these welfare benefits and the payments that apply, plus any factors that might affect claims in the future. Benefits covered include those for people with disabilities, long term health conditions and carers, benefits for people on a low income or looking for work, child related benefits, and benefits for older people. 

Time Commitment and format 

 3 hour workshop, delivered in both online and face to face formats, dependent on your preference (face to face will be delivered subject to current Covid-19 guidelines). 

All participants will receive CPD accreditation 3.5 points 

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Venue Address

United Kingdom