Benefits information for professionals and volunteers
The following information is for professionals, volunteers and councillors who are supporting Royal Greenwich residents.
Our benefits training programme includes courses on issues and problem areas that are affecting residents such as Universal Credit and Personal Independence Payment. Attending the courses will give you the knowledge you need to better support the residents you are working with.
‘Benefit Matters’ newsletter
Benefit Matters is our quarterly newsletter which will help keep you up to date with important benefit changes and news. If you would like to subscribe to ‘Benefit Matters’, please email email@example.com with your name, your organisation’s details, email address and contact number.
Benefits factsheets for professionals
Benefits factsheets for claimants
We have factsheets on a range of benefit topics. Most are available online below or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advisers' Advice Line
We operate a telephone advice line for people who are advising Royal Greenwich residents. If you need benefits advice about a resident you are working with, please call 020 8921 6376 Monday to Thursday, between 9am to 5.30pm, and Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
Professionals can send email enquiries to email@example.com. Please provide details of your enquiry and include your name, the name of your organisation and your contact telephone number. We will respond to your email during the next available advice session.
Directory of advice centres in Royal Greenwich
You can use this directory to find free and confidential advice services which are available to residents in Royal Greenwich. These services cover a range of legal issues including benefits, debt, housing and employment.