Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.
On-line Workshop: Extra Help for UC Claimants

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak many Universal Credit claimants are finding it difficult to manage.

By the end of this workshop participants will have investigated the different schemes available to UC claimants, including working claimants.


Council Tax - reducing liability
Free School Meals - how working families could get them
Discretionary Housing Payments
Flexible Support Fund
Change in Circumstances Advance
Budgeting Advance
What advice? case studies
Action Plan

Led by experts, this workshop is one in our range of online workshops that explore the detail of current Universal Credit  'hot topics'.

Designed to be engaging, informative and interactive, the workshops enable participants to gain a deeper understanding of the topic area.

Each workshop will last between 90 and 120 minutes, and will include a presentation, Q&A session, exercises to reinforce learning, discussion of useful tools and an action plan.

With a maximum of 12 on each workshop, participants have the opportunity to delve into some of the current issues affecting UC claimants so that they are able to offer appropriate help and advice.


Thursday 25th June, 2pm-4pm

Friday 26th June, 10am-12pm 


Cost: £49+vat per place       Duration: 90-120 minutes


To find out how to book a place (or two) please click here.