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Welcome to the September 2011 issue of the
Turn2us e-bulletin for intermediaries. Read on to find
out more about our Cardiff Millennium Stadium
Grant; our 'back to school' costs campaign; and how
you can participate in our intermediaries survey.
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Turn2us has received a boost for its work
with intermediaries in Wales by securing a £6,000 grant
from Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust. The award will
be used to target some of the most isolated, rural
areas of the country through our intermediary training
Find out more about the Millennium Stadium
Could you spare ten minutes to tell us about how
you use Turn2us by filling in our short intermediary survey?
This will help us gain a better understanding about how
we can improve our services for intermediaries, including
our training programme.
Research by Turn2us has revealed that one in three parents are
worried about back to school costs and over a third feel there are
too many extras to pay for. We are encouraging parents to check
their eligibility for benefits and grants by using our online
Read more about this Turn2us research
Are you an intermediary working in the West Midlands area? New
half-day workshops in Stoke-on-Trent, to be held on Thursday 3
November, have now been added to our workshops schedule. Why not
The Government has launched a consultation on
their plans to replace Council Tax Benefit in England with
'localised support' through local councils from April 2013.
Make sure you have your say before the closing date of 14
Find out more about these proposed Council Tax
Turn2us helps people
in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable
grants and other financial help - online, by phone and face to face
through our partner organisations. We are part of the
national charity, Elizabeth Finn Care.
Date of publication: September 2011
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