Medway tenants: Find out how welfare reforms will affect you at upcoming information sessions
By MariaSoleil | Monday, March 11, 2013, 15:38
TENANTS in Medway are being invited to a series of information sessions about how welfare reforms by the government will affect their benefits.
Tenants in Medway can access free information at sessions held in the Towns (Photo: Dr Stephen Dann | Flickr)
Changes to housing size criteria, council tax benefit, and the benefit cap will come into effect in the coming months - and staff from Medway Council's welfare reform team are holding a series of information sessions.
Staff will offer advice and provide information about the changes, which also include universal credit and personal independence payment; replacing disability living allowance for people of working age.
The free sessions will take place as follows:
Thursday 14 March - 9am to 8pm
Hempstead Valley Shopping Centre
Tuesday 19 March - 12noon to 5pm
Rochester Community Hub
Friday 22 March - 12noon to 5pm
Holy Trinity Church hall, Twydall
Monday 25 March - 12noon to 5pm
Wednesday 27 March - 12noon to 5pm
Residents can also get advice by calling 01634 334444 or emailing email@example.com