The UK Government have set a plan to make changes to the benefit system which became law through the Welfare Reform Act 2012.
Some of the changes have already happened and some others will take effect very soon. The changes will affect almost everyone and we feel it is important for our tenants to find out as much information as possible about the changes that may have an impact on you. The information on our website and as provided by our staff is as up to date as far as we know at the time of publishing.
However, we cannot rule out the possibility that some of the Government’s plans may change, we will try to keep tenants and other service users updated with any further important changes that may be announced.
We work in partnership with key organisations who offer services to our tenants who may need benefit and money advice, especially those who will have changes to their benefits based on the bedroom tax. The services are:
GEMAP can offer free and confidential advice on all money matters including consumer debt e.g. Rent, Council Tax, Gas, Electricity and many more. To make an appointment please call our receptions on 0141 560 6000 or 0141 336 1300
Scotcash offers affordable finance, money advice and can also set up a bank account for you. Scotcash’s loan officer is working full time from our offices. To make an appointment please call 0141 276 0525.
Pollok Credit union provides a range of loans and savings products for its members. To join, please call 0141 880 7888.