Don’t Suffer in Silence.During this COVID-19 pandemic we have taken calls from struggling residents who were unaware help was available to them. If you are struggling, whatever the reason, contact us and we will point you in the right direction or let you know what help is available. Energy top-ups, food parcels, food vouchers and benefits advice are all things we can assist with. Simply call the office and ask for Melissa Craig who will be happy to help you.
Keep Warm and Well in WinterPlease click on the heading to find out more about keeping warm this winter including information on the SP Energy Networks Priority Services Register, the Warm Homes Discount Scheme, Winter Fuel Payments, Child Winter Heating Assistance to name a few, as well as general tips and advice. You call also call our Welfare Rights Officer Dawn for more information.
COVID-19 - Important Info & help Given the current climate we understand people may be struggling in different ways. Please click the heading to find out which local help is available to you. This page covers issues from foodbanks, money worries to the various scams you need to be aware of.
Scottish Child PaymentNew benefit for families starts in February but Social Security Scotland are encouraging people to apply now as they expect a huge demand. Click on the heading for more information.
Deadline approaches for Best Start Grant School Age PaymentThe deadline for families to apply for the Grant is 28 February 2021.
The one-off £250 payment is currently open to families with a child born between 1 March 2015 and 29 February 2016. It can be used for anything from a warm coat to books and toys.
Please visit https://www.mygov.scot/benefits/best-start/ or call our office for more info.
SAMH - Lets Talk VolunteerSAMH are looking for passionate and creative individuals who can enhance the online support they offer to communities across Glasgow and Lanarkshire. To find out more click on the heading. Closing date is 8th March.