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Preparing for Welfare Reform: Useful Links

To help you get ready for Welfare Reform, there is plenty of additional advice available:

Finding a job

If you need help getting back into work, getting a better job, training, education, or work experience please contact your DWP Work Coach if you have one or if not contact your local JobCentre Plus.

There are also some useful websites available to support you: - Finding a job
LinkedIn - Jobs
LinkedIn - Preparing for interviews
LinkedIn - Skills for in-demand jobs

Help with your money

You will need a bank account to receive the Universal Credit. Find out how to create a Universal Credit account 
To find out more about your benefits and to get help and support contact the Benefits advisor service.
You might be entitled to a Discretionary Housing Payment. To find out more, speak to your local authority.

Other support sites:

Jobcentre Plus: 0800 055 6688
Government information line: 0845 605 7064

For help setting up a bank account