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Housing & money

https://www.workingfamilies.org.uk/Welcome to Housing & Money section. In the section you will find useful information and links to housing and money.

Lambeth Housing Strategy 2012 - 2016

Your housing strategy needs you!

We are working on a new housing strategy for Lambeth and we would like you to help us shape it. This is so that Lambeth homes meet your needs and aspirations. Tell us what your key priorities are by completing our online survey by 13 January 2012. If you'd like to find out more details about what these options mean you can look on our website www.lambeth.gov.uk/housingstrategy. You can also tell us what you think using the Lambeth Housing Strategy page on Facebook.  

 

Benefits

The national Gov.uk site contains a wealth of information about the types of benefits and entitlements.

www.gov.uk/browse/benefits

 

Benefits and council tax in Lambeth

The latest news in benefits including what's happening in Lambeth.

www.lambeth.gov.uk/benefits-and-council-tax

 

Child Maintenance Options

Is a government-funded service which provides free impartial information and support to help both parents sort out child maintenance. The service is available over the phone, face-to-face or online www.cmoptions.org

 

Dads talk

The website service offers daily tips on fatherhood, forums, Ask an Expert services, advice, guidance and lifestyle articles, geosearch facilities, a services directory, online coaching, children's centre services, competitions, newsletters and reviews. With partners including Relate, the Child Maintenance Enforcement Commission, Coram Children's Legal Centre, Netmums.com, Consumer Credit Counselling Service, NHS Bedfordshire, and Alcohol Services for the Community, www.DAD.info is perfectly placed to answer any queries, or help with the most important job any man gets to do – being DAD.www.dad.info

 

Housing

Learn about your housing rights and options on Shelter's website, with an area especially for young people.
www.shelter.org.uk

 

Housing, homelessness, asylum support

One of the main objectives of the Refugee Council is to provide support and help to refugees and asylum seekers and to make information and advice available to them directly.
www.refugeecouncil.org.uk

 

Private renting

You have certain rights and responsibilities if you’re a tenant in privately rented property.

www.gov.uk/private-renting

 

HM Revenue & Customs

Tax Credits are funds paid out by the government. The two most common types of Tax Credit available are Working Tax Credits for those on a low income, and Child Tax Credits for those who have at least one child or young person in their care Find out if qualify for tax credits click on the link above.
www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/tax-credits

 

Parent's Guide to Money

If you are balancing study or work with raising a young family, good childcare is essential. There are various schemes to help you manage the cost, click on the link above for more information.
www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/yourmoney

 

Turn2us

We are a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them – through welfare benefits, grants and other help.Our free, accessible website has been designed to help you find appropriate sources of financial support, quickly and easily, based on your particular needs and circumstances.
http://www.turn2us.org.uk

 

Working Families

Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. Helping children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities
at home and work.

www.workingfamilies.org.uk

 

Women Like Us

Practical advice for women looking for careers which fit around the needs of their family.
www.womenlikeus.org.uk