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Scottish Welfare Fund - effective applications

This is a past event.

From 13:00 to 16:00 on 26th October 2017

CPAG in Scotland, Ladywell, 94 Duke Street, Glasgow G4 OUW

Cost: £83 Citizens Advice Bureaux, £94 voluntary organisations, £133 statutory/other organisations

This half-day course provides both a practical introduction to the fund and an overview of the tactics which make for an effective application. It explains when and how to make applications for DWP short-term benefit advances – often a preliminary step before a Scottish Welfare Fund application.

It covers:
- What is the Scottish Welfare Fund
- Who can get a grant
- The key ingredients of an effective application
- Using the guidance
- Highlighting vulnerabilities to increase priority
- Applying for a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) short-term benefit advance

Level: Standard
CPD: 3 hours

Social Justice & Poverty
Local Authority Area
Glasgow City Council
CPAG in Scotland
[email protected]
0141 552 3303