Welfare & Benefits: Fife Council

12/01/2018 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Repeat every week on Fridays until 22/03/2018

If you’re struggling to apply for benefits, such as job seekers allowance or universal credit, come along and speak to the Community Job Club & Welfare Support Team.

They’re here to help with any issue, such as:

Applying for benefits and welfare, such as job seekers, universal credit, housing and council tax benefit.
Filling in forms, on paper or online
CV building, job seeking and applying for jobs online.
Understanding your claimant commitment
Avoiding sanctions
foodbank vouchers and foodbank services
further signposting to other agencies that can help.

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