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Reminder from Citizens Advice 'Don't be Rushed, Don't be Hushed'

Reminder from Citizens Advice 'Don't be Rushed, Don't be Hushed' | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
Take our quiz to find out if you are scam aware.
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Tips and information from Citizens Advice to help raise  awareness of scammers and their methods.

Why not checkout how scam aware you are with this online quiz or follow the activity  on #scamaware


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Summer Play Schemes

Summer Play Schemes | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it

The Play Development Service provides FREE open access play sessions for children and young people aged between 5-14 years old. The sessions are open access and are offered at various centres and parks...

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http://bit.ly/1Gx1cha for a full summer schedule

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Low cost furniture from GreenHome at Threeways

Low cost furniture from GreenHome at Threeways | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it

GreenHome has been set up within the Threeways Centre in Ovenden to provide low cost furniture and electrical goods to people within the community who may not be able to afford these items....

 

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Response to the latest poverty numbers

Response to the latest poverty numbers | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
The proportion in people in poverty in working families is 51%, up 1% on 12/13.
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The latest official poverty figures from DWP covering 2013/14

                                                   AND

End Child Poverty link:  http://bit.ly/1LtQJIW -  provides more recent information at ward level for Calderdale

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You can't write a CV on a smartphone – digital literacy is no help to unemployed youth

You can't write a CV on a smartphone – digital literacy is no help to unemployed youth | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
Concerns have been raised for some time about the UK government’s “digital by default” approach to welfare reforms. More and more public services are being shifted online and many fear that this will marginalise…
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Paul Lewis Money: RINGING THE CHANGES

Paul Lewis Money: RINGING THE CHANGES | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
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A reminder of the excellent Paul Lewis Blog  - this one looks at  freephone numbers and what charges to expect from providers

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Are you unhappy with an NHS Service?

Are you unhappy with an NHS Service? | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it

Calderdale NHS Complaints Advocacy Service can assist you in making a complaint about any NHS service.
The service is run by Calderdale Citizens Advice Bureau and is
completely independent of the NHS.
We can assist you to make a complaint yourself or, if you need more help, we can take a more active role.
If necessary, we can assist you to progress a complaint to the Health Ombudsman.

Calderdale  NHS Complaints Advocacy Service

Hebden Bridge CAB

New Oxford House

Albert Street

HX7 8AH

tel:01422 842848

email: nhscomplaints@calderdalecab.org.uk

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This FREE service is impartial, and independent of the NHS.

The patient advocacy service provide the level of assistance that is right for you.


 

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IT support sessions at Halifax Central Library

IT support sessions at Halifax Central Library | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it

A new programme of IT support sessions are set to start at Halifax Central Library every Thursday from 1pm to 4pm starting Thursday 7 May 2015.

 

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How the internet still fails disabled people

How the internet still fails disabled people | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
The web can be liberating for disabled adults – but a lack of training, accessibility and funding means the online world is a step too far for many
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Addressing social problems key to effective youth mental health services | News | Youth Access

Addressing social problems key to effective youth mental health services | News | Youth Access | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it

calling for NHS investment in voluntary sector advice services to address the social determinants of young people’s #mentalhealth


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A briefing and research paper from University College London

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Making Advice Work Calderdale

Making Advice Work Calderdale | MAKING ADVICE WORK July 2015 | Scoop.it
Free advice and support about benefits, tax credits, debt, housing, homelessness, employment rights, immigration, family, education, health and social care, consumer and more from Calderdale charities.
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From April Halifax, Todmorden and Brighouse Job Centre offices launch Universal Credit for new claimants who are single people .

For information on getting ready for Universal Credit follow the link

http://www.mawcalderdale.org.uk/index.php?page=universal-credit