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Category Archives: Welfare Benefits

Welfare Benefits Advice Line Closed for March

The Mind in Croydon Welfare benefits Advice Line will be closed for general advice enquiries throughout March, due to oversubscribed appeal representation requests on our waiting lists and shortage of staff resources. We ask that people continue to leave their details on the advice line voicemail for form filling or appeal assistance enquiries and we …

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Welfare Benefits Advice Line Closed for February

The Mind in Croydon Welfare benefits Advice Line will be closed for general advice enquiries throughout February, due to oversubscribed appeal representation requests on our waiting lists and shortage of staff resources. We ask that people continue to leave their details on the advice line voicemail for form filling or appeal assistance enquiries and we …

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Welfare Benefits Advice Line Closed Until January

Due to staff shortages and the festive period the advice line will be closed from Thursday 14th December 2017 and reopen on Thursday 4th January 2018. The Welfare Rights Team at Croydon Council provide benefits advice and help. The freephone number for this service is 0800 731 5920. Citizen’s Advice Croydon are also contactable on …

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Christmas and New Year Service Times

Active Minds will be closed from Friday 23rd December 2016 until Tuesday 3rd January 2017. If you have been referred to Active Minds please be aware some activities will have longer breaks over the Christmas period. Please do contact Active Minds team on 020 82538208 or email activeminds@mindincroydon.org.uk for individual group running information  Advocacy Mind in Croydon Advocacy …

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Minding Money Project is looking for a Volunteer Workshop Facilitator

The Minding Money Project is looking for a Volunteer Workshop Facilitator. The purpose of this role is to facilitate and deliver Minding Money budgeting workshops to a small group of mental health service users applying the Quaker Social Action, Made of Money training package to deliver the workshops. Workshops are to be delivered twice a …

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Research Highlights Impact of Benefits Assessments

Research jointly undertaken by Mind in Croydon and the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London has now been published. The study, entitled “Only Making Things Worse, A Qualitative Study of Wrongly Removing Disability Benefits from People with Mental Illness”  highlights how going through the Work Capability Assessment process has a negative effect on peoples’ mental …

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First Minding Money Workshops a Success!

The Minding Money Project successfully delivered its first set of workshops in February. A small group of 4-6 people enjoyed learning how to budget their money in a fun and interactive way, with free lunch provided, ice breaker sessions, taste testers (more food) between branded and non-branded products and free tea and coffee available throughout …

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Minding Money needs your help!

Our Welfare Benefits Advice Service are looking for volunteers to assist on their new project, Minding Money. Can you help us? We are looking for the following: Volunteer Workshop Facilitator The purpose of this role is to facilitate and deliver Minding Money budgeting workshops to a small group of mental health service users applying the …

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Job Opportunity – Welfare Benefits Adviser

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A FIXED TERM CONTRACT FUNDED ONLY UNTIL 31 MARCH 2017 (there is a possibility it may be continued beyond this date if funding can be found) Grade 4 scale point S9 to S10 on the Mind Salary Scale £27,732 to £28,362 per annum WTE. 21 hours per week – worked Mondays, …

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Minding Money

Our new Minding Money project has now launched. The aim of this project is to provide help and advice on making your money work for you. We will be providing help with… finding out if you are entitled to additional money getting the most out of your income how your mood might affect your spending …

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