Personal Independence Payment Consultation

A consultation seeks views on changing the way that aids and appliances are taken into account when determining entitlement to the daily living component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is keen to hear views from all interested parties, especially disabled people and disability organisations.

This consultation closes at 29 January 2016 5:00pm

For more info, click here

 

 

Annual General Meeting

Citizens Advice South Liverpool Annual General Meeting on November 16th 2015 at Toxteth Town Hall Liverpool

 

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Councillor Steve Munby (Cabinet Lead for Neighbourhoods), Gwen White (Chair Citizens Advice South Liverpool) and Caryn Matthews (CEO Citizens Advice South Liverpool).

 

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Karen Carfoot (Service Delivery Manager Citizens Advice South Liverpool), Paula Nolan (CEO Liverpool Domestic Abuse Services), Cllr Steve Munby (Cabinet Lead for Neighbourhoods) and Gwen White (Chair Citizens Advice South Liverpool). Discussing the importance of taking a partnership approach to community work.

 

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Winter Survival Event at St George's Hall

Having difficulty paying your bills or heating your home? 

Representatives from South Liverpool CAB’s, Advice on Prescription Programme and Energy Best Deal will be offering information and advice to help you keep warm and well, at the Winter Survival Event, organised by Liverpool City Council’s, Energy Efficiency and Fuel Poverty Team.  

The Winter Survival event will be held in:

St Georges Hall, William Brown Street, on Wednesday 18th November 2015, 10 a.m. to 2.30

Along with the CAB and LCC there will be support groups in attendance and a variety of organisations available for advice on issues including:  

  • Fuel Poverty/Debt
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Healthy Eating
  • Keeping Active and much more

 Entrance is free and there is also a FREE Prize Draw.

 

 

Volunteers Day Out

Volunteers from South Liverpool Citizens Advice were treated to a day out at the Museum of Liverpool with the help of the Austin Smith memorial grant. The grant fund is for grass root community groups with projects that benefit people in and around the L8 area.

 The Fund was set up in the memory of Father Austin Smith who died in 2011. He was a Passionist priest and community activist who dedicated his time to serving the local community and tackling racism.

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