Scotland Event: Welfare Reform – Who’s Hardest Hit?

When: Saturday 29th September, 11am-4pm
Where:TouchBase, Milnpark Street, Kinning Park, Glasgow G41 1EE

The Hardest Hit coalition invites you to an event to help disabled Scots get ready for a week of action on the welfare reforms imposed by the UK Government. The event is open to disabled people, carers and families who will be affected by the reforms, with workshops explaining the changes and what the reforms will mean for you- as well as practical tips on how to lobby your politicians about the changes.

Workshops:

What are the changes and who will they affect?

Richard Gass (Rights Advice Scotland) will lead you through the changes and what they mean for you. 12midday- 1245pm and repeated 2pm- 245pm

Welfare Reform In Scotland: What next?

Bill Scott (Inclusion Scotland) will look at how the changes will affect Scottish benefits such as blue badges and how you can lobby your politicians about them.

1pm-1:45pm and repeated 3pm-3:45pm

Personal Advice Surgeries:

Welfare experts will be holding surgeries all day- book your appointment on arrival.

Further Information and Support:

Chat to staff from a wide range of organisations who can help and support you.

Sense Scotland

SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health)

RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People)

Action on Hearing Loss

Capability Scotland

ENABLE Scotland

and more.

This event is free to attend, but places are limited so please register in advance by emailing Hanna.McCulloch@capability-scotland.org.uk.

TouchBase is a fully accessible venue. This event will be signed by BSL interpreters.

Tea, Coffee and sandwiches will be provided.

2 thoughts on “Scotland Event: Welfare Reform – Who’s Hardest Hit?

    • Hi I have been diagnosed with ME/CFS and am unable to work. I am just finishing with my employment at the moment. They are terminating my employment. I receive the initial assessment benefit of Employment and support allowance and have had a medical assessment done with them but no word back from them as yet. What other benefits am I entitled to?Thank you for yyour help with this.Carol May

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