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Advice Leicester form filling service

Advice Leicester form filling service

Date: September 8, 2014

12 volunteers completed our first form filling volunteer course and have gone on to help 131 people to complete forms. We contacted 26 people about the outcome of their application and 15 were successful in their claims, with a total extra annual income of £36000 between them. Our second...Read more>

Bedroom tax causes havoc

Bedroom tax causes havoc

Date: July 18, 2014

The hated bedroom tax is making its mark on the people of Leicester. Council and housing association tenants are having to choose between “heating and eating.” A large number are experiencing poverty, anxiety, debt and health problems. Food banks are becoming essential. As yet, no-one...Read more>

Training Course for Volunteers

Training Course for Volunteers

Date: June 9, 2014

Advice Leicester trains volunteers to complete welfare benefits application forms for our clients. The next training course for volunteers is due to start later this month. The course is accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management. Contact Kamljit Obhi, Volunteer Co-ordinator, for more...Read more>

Advice Leicester Volunteers trained to complete Welfare Benefits forms

Advice Leicester Volunteers trained to complete Welfare Benefits forms

Date: April 18, 2014

Advice Leicester has trained 14 volunteers to assist clients of Advice Leicester member agencies to complete Welfare Benefits claim forms. The volunteers have completed a training course accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), including a placement at one of our member...Read more>