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Autism Berkshire - Benefits advice workshops

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Coronavirus status: ONLINE SERVICE

Autism Berkshire is pleased to announce dates for more free online workshops to advise autistic adults and parents and carers of autistic children and young people living in the county about their entitlement to benefits and how to apply.

The Understanding Your Benefits Rights workshops, which will all take place on Mondays, from 10am to 1pm, are as follows:

September 28: For parents and carers of autistic children aged up to 15, looking at applying for Disability Living Allowance (DLA).

October 19: For autistic young people and adults aged 16+, and their parents and carers, looking at applying for Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

November 16: For autistic young people and adults aged 16+, and their parents and carers, looking at applying for Universal Credit and Employment & Support Allowance (ESA).

December 14: For parents and carers of autistic children aged up to 15, looking at applying for Disability Living Allowance (DLA).

The workshops are supported by Reading Borough Council’s New Directions College adult learning service.

Full details and information about how to register for free places are available at https://www.autismberkshire.org.uk/benefits-service/

Autism Berkshire’s benefits advice service is also available to help autistic people and their families with benefits applications, reassessments and appeals by email, by phone and by video call. Our advisers can be contacted by emailing benefits@autismberkshire.org.uk or calling 01189 594 594 (option 2) and leaving a message including contact details.

Information about all our current services and how to contact our team is available at https://www.autismberkshire.org.uk/coronavirus-support-from-autism-berkshire/

Who to contact

Name
Autism Berkshire
Telephone
01189 594 594
Email
contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Disclaimer

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations