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Autistic adults can book free places at benefits workshops

Free places can now be booked two more Understanding Your Benefits Rights online advice workshops with Autism Berkshire’s expert advisers. These workshops help autistic young people and adults (aged 16+) who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas, and their parents and carers, to understand their entitlement to benefits, how to make
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Book for free benefits advice workshops in 2021

Free places can now be booked for a series of Understanding Your Benefits Rights online advice workshops with Autism Berkshire’s expert advisers after Easter. These workshops help parents and carers and autistic young people and adults (aged 16+) who live in the Reading, Wokingham and West Berkshire council areas to understand their entitlement to benefits,
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Coronavirus: Benefits advice workshops go online

To help parents and carers and autistic adults understand their entitlement to benefits and how to make an application while the coronavirus outbreak disrupts our normal services, we are launching some free online advice workshops in June. We strongly recommend that you get in touch with us and take part in a workshop before starting any application for benefits, to
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Coronavirus: Contact DWP if you get benefits review forms

Our Benefits Service is advising anyone who receives forms in the post about a benefit reassessment during the coronavirus lockdown to contact the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) straight away. Although reassessments for Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP, Employment & Support Allowance (ESA) and heath checks for Universal Credit have been
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Coronavirus: Benefits Service still here to help online and by phone

Our Benefits Service advisers Kevin Jackson and Carrie Steers are still available to help autistic people and their families with applications and appeals during the coronavirus shutdown. As they cannot meet clients face-to-face at our office in Reading or at Shelter’s office in Slough for the time being, they are offering advice by phone and
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Job opportunity for Benefits Caseworker with Autism Berkshire

Due to increasing demand for help from Autism Berkshire’s Benefits Service, we have a job vacancy for a part-time Benefits Service Caseworker to assist our Benefits Manager Kevin Jackson. Since the expansion of the service since 2017 to include advice appointments for Slough residents as part of the SPACE project and offering representation at benefits
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More Understanding Your Rights workshops on way explaining benefit applications and employment advice

Dates are now available for more of Autism Berkshire’s free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at a range of benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults, with our benefits expert Kevin Jackson. They will take place at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading town centre, at 40 Caversham Road, on
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Understanding Your Rights workshops look at benefit applications and employment advice

Autism Berkshire’s benefits expert Kevin Jackson is now running a series of free Understanding Your Rights workshops, looking at benefits and how to apply, and employment support for young people and adults. They are held at Autism Berkshire’s office in Reading and the next workshop, on Monday, August 12, from 10am to noon, is aimed
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Get free advice at start of benefits application process

Due to high demand for help with benefits applications from our expert adviser Kevin Jackson and to better reflect the costs of providing the Benefits Service, we are making some changes to what help is available free of charge and which benefit advice and support services require payment of fees. We will continue to provide free help to autistic people and
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