Are you ready for Universal Credit?

August 02 2018
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Universal Credit started its roll out across North Bristol from 18 July 2018.

North Bristol Advice Centre has produced a practical information sheet on Getting Ready for Universal Credit that outlines what people need to do before making a claim. A copy is attached here; please share with anyone who may find it useful, or include in any upcoming publications you have for clients or service users.

A copy can be downloaded from the new Self Help Resources page of our website, which includes a range of useful factsheets and website links:

In addition, we will be holding an Information Event on Tuesday 11 September at The Cameron Centre in Lockleaze. The morning session will be an update on Universal Credit; the afternoon session will be a briefing on the rights of EU citizens in the UK. A light vegetarian lunch will be served in between. This event is for frontline workers.

NBAC Information Event

Tuesday 11 September

The Cameron Centre, Lockleaze

 Universal Credit Update -  10.00 am - 12.00pm

Information session giving an overview on Universal Credit, how it may impact services users and to clarify concerns about the roll out in North Bristol.

Networking Lunch – 12.00pm – 12.45pm

EU Citizens Rights 12.45pm – 3.00pm

Natasha Lees, from Europe Direct Information Centre at Avon and Bristol Law Centre, will provide an overview of EU Citizens rights in the UK, followed by a Q&A session.

To book, please email or Tel: 0117 951 5751. Please let us know which sessions you will be attending, if you will be with us for lunch, and if you have any dietary or access requirements.