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Could you save money on your prescriptions with an exemption certificate?

Find out if you’re entitled to free NHS prescriptions, NHS dental treatment and help with other NHS costs using the  NHS eligibility checker. If you have a long-term condition such as asthma, sickle cell, HIV, MND or Parkinsons you could also save money on your prescriptions by buying a Pre-Payment certificate Use the eligibility checker […]

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Lewisham Warm Welcomes – 1st December 2023 – 31st March 2024

ABOUT THE WARM WELCOMES To support individuals affected by increased living costs in Winter, Lewisham Local are coordinating a network of local establishments to set up as Warm Welcomes. The Warm Welcomes was first piloted in Winter 2022/23 and will run again from 1st December 2023 until 31st March 2024.   WHAT ARE WARM WELCOMES?

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Are you struggling to buy baby formula, milk or fruit and veg?

Applying online If you get Universal Credit, you can apply online if: you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have at least one child under 4 years old your family’s monthly ‘take-home pay’ (also called ‘earned income’) is £408 or less from employment Important: Universal Credit claimants To be paid correctly for all of your

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Benefits and Housing Advice Drop-in delivered by bench outreach

bench Outreach Housing and Benefit Support   If you’re struggling with the housing crisis, the cost-of-living crisis, or just coping with years of austerity, our HOUSING AND BENEFITS SUPPORT service can help. We can assist you to find accommodation, resolve housing issues, claim benefits, and choose the correct specialist health and well-being service for your needs. Our

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Universal Credit’s maximum childcare payments will rise nearly 50% – up to £1,630 per month – from 28 June.

Childcare costs have soared over the last few years leaving it unaffordable for many families, but there is light at the end of the tunnel. As part of the Government’s biggest ever expansion to childcare provision, low-income families will be able to access increased childcare support from 28 June.   Additional support worth up to

Universal Credit’s maximum childcare payments will rise nearly 50% – up to £1,630 per month – from 28 June. Read More »

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