Tag: support

Forward Leeds is open to help with drug and alcohol issues

Forward Leeds, the alcohol and drug service for Leeds, is still offering support to young people, families and professionals despite the Covid-19 pandemic. The organisation, which offers information, advice and support for people who suffer with alcohol or drug problems, has been working via phone calls and online chats since

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme opens for applications

The Government’s scheme to support the self-employed has today (13 May 2020) opened for claims. From 8am this morning self-employed individuals or members of partnerships whose business has been adversely affected by coronavirus will be able to apply for a Self-Employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) grant worth 80% of their average monthly trading profits. Millions

Help to get ready for Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is a massive change implemented by the UK Government to how people receive six existing benefits. These are being rolled into one monthly payment. These changes will have an impact on how and when people are paid. The benefits being incorporate into UC are: Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance Income-related

Views sought on new Children and Family Bereavement Service

Leeds people who have experienced childhood bereavement are being invited to share their thoughts and advice on a brand new Children and Families Bereavement Support Service for the city. Leeds City Council has recently announced funding to launch a new service which will offer a central point of contact for

Kidz ‘n’ Co: Everyone is understood, included and accepted

Our next entry for the St Luke’s CARES Community Awards has been submitted by Kidz ‘n’ Co. For details of how YOUR community group can enter please click here. At Kidz ‘n’ Co. our ethos is: “Everyone is understood, included and accepted.” We provide a safe, non-judgemental place for young