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Social Security Scotland Benefits – Information Session
When: 14:00 - 15:00, Thursday 29 April 2021 Where: This is an online event This event is being organised by Social Security Scotland This particular event is free to attend, so no payment is required.
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Visibility Scotland are working in partnership with VisionPK and Seescape to raise awareness of the benefits that have been devolved to Scotland.
This information session is open to individuals living with a sensory impairment and their family members and carers. It will take place via Zoom with the option to join by video or phone. The session will provide an overview of the benefits that are available from Social Security Scotland including benefits for carers, benefits for families on a low income, payments to help with funeral costs and the costs of starting a new job for people on a low income and help with heating costs for families with disabled children.
In this session you will be joined by Claire Taylor and Lyndsey Maricic, Local Delivery Relationship Leads from Social Security Scotland. Claire and Lyndsey will discuss the benefits that are available from Social Security Scotland including benefits that have transferred to Scotland from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) and a number of brand new benefits. Claire and Lyndsey will also give a brief overview of some of the benefits that will be available from Social Security Scotland in the future including the planned transfer of disability benefits from the DWP.
There will be the opportunity to ask questions, however please note that this session is intended to provide a general overview of the benefits that have been devolved to Scotland and they will not be able to answer questions about individual entitlements etc.
If you would like to attend the session register online or call 0141 332 4632.