Welfare Advice

Welfare Advice

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The Welfare Reform Act has introduced many changes to the benefits system in Northern Ireland. Current benefits are being abolished and replaced with a new benefits system.

The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre offers free independent quality advice and guidance on the following:

Welfare & Benefits Advice Service:

Welfare ReformSupplementary PaymentsMandatory ReconsiderationsPersonal Independence PaymentsBedroom TaxDisability Living AllowanceEmployment & Support Allowance

Income SupportPension CreditsJob Seekers AllowanceHousing BenefitTax CreditsChild BenefitState PensionIndustrial Related Issues (Redundancy Pay | Holiday Pay | Wages in Lieu etc)

Benefits Debt & MoneyHousingAppealing Benefit decisionsBetter off CalculationsBudgeting Planner

The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre continues lobbying and adapting to legislative change and we have worked with the following organisations to continue this standard of advice and information service:

AdviceNI Citizen’s Advice BureauLaw Centre NIThe Welfare Reform GroupIrish Congress Trade Union Northern IrelandHousing Rights Service

Labour RelationsEURES Cross-Border NetworkIrish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU)Belfast Citywide Tribunal Service


For more information contact our Welfare Advice Officer – Joanne Farrell – joanne.farrell@burc.org or Phone: 028 90 961 111

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