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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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Millennium Stadium logoTurn2us receives Cardiff Millennium Stadium Grant

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 programme.

Find out more about the Millennium Stadium Grant

Turn2us intermediary survey

Tell us how you use Turn2us

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.

Complete our intermediary survey

Information about Turn2us researchOne in three parents worried about back to school costs

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 tools.

Read more about this Turn2us research

Turn2us intermediary workshop informationRegister for our Stoke-on-Trent workshops

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 register now?

Reserve a place on these Stoke-on-Trent workshops

Information on Council Tax Benefit reforms for EnglandHave your say on Council Tax Benefit reforms

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 October.

Find out more about these proposed Council Tax Benefit Reforms

About us

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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