Universal credit London advice project | CPAG

Universal credit London advice project

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and public health advice, we have postponed the training on 9th April 2020 to 6th October 2020. Those with a training place on 9th April should have received an email with the postponement details.

We will keep you updated on this page regarding the future training sessions in July and November 2020. 

The UC London advice service is running as normal, please see details below.

 

Do you support people claiming universal credit in London?

Do you work with people who struggle to access the benefits system (due to disability, language barriers or another reason)? 

CPAG’s Universal Credit London advice project provides a free advice service and free training to frontline workers who directly support UC claimants living in a London borough.

 

WHO CAN ACCESS THE SERVICE?

Advisers or support workers providing free advice or assistance to universal credit claimants living in a London borough.

 

TO CONTACT THE SERVICE 

  • Advice:

          Email: uc-london@cpag.org.uk

          Call: 020 7812 5221 every Wednesday between 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm

  • Free UC training:

          For more information please contact Sabrina Dubash on 020 7812 5220

 

Free UC training dates for 2020 are:  6th July,  6th October and 12th November 2020

The UC training will cover:

· Introduction to UC:  What is universal credit and who can claim?

· How to claim UC

· Main features and elements of UC

· Conditionality and sanctions

· Problems and how to tackle them

 

All training attendees will receive a complimentary copy of CPAG’s Universal Credit: What you need to know.

 

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