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13 Jan 2021, 19:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Support Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1292

Support Forum

Our Support Forum facilitates a key part of Belfast And Lisburn Community project online community and is a safe space to offer support, ideas and share experiences. The forum is available 24 hours a day. Anyone is able to view posts. In order to post yourself, you need an account and have to be 18...
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13 Jan 2021, 19:26
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Hidden Homeless
Replies: 0
Views: 1284

The Hidden Homeless

Belfast And Lisburn Community Project From April to September 2018, 9,673 households presented as homeless in Northern Ireland. The figures come from the first Northern Ireland Homelessness Bulletin published by the Department for Communities (DfC), Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (...
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13 Jan 2021, 19:20
Forum: Food & Recipes
Topic: Food Bank Supporting Vulnerable People In Belfast and Lisburn
Replies: 0
Views: 1599

Food Bank Supporting Vulnerable People In Belfast and Lisburn

HELPING MEET THE NEEDS OF LOCAL PEOPLE IN CRISIS Walk INN Food Bank is here to help individuals and families in crisis by providing free emergency food as well as support until the appropriate agencies are in a position to assist. Tinned and dried food is collected from the public at supermarkets a...
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13 Jan 2021, 18:24
Forum: Employment
Topic: Helping you into work
Replies: 0
Views: 1504

Helping you into work

At different times in your life you may need extra advice and support to help you into work. Whether you are a lone parent, have a disability, leaving school or college, over 50, or simply out of work, there are a number of services and programmes to help you. Leaving school, college or university ...
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13 Jan 2021, 17:35
Forum: Universal Credit
Topic: What is Universal Credit
Replies: 0
Views: 1548

What is Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It's paid monthly - or twice a month for some people in Scotland. You may be able to get it if you're on a low income, out of work or you cannot work. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/image_data/...
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13 Jan 2021, 17:22
Forum: Housing costs
Topic: Housing Benefit
Replies: 0
Views: 1410

Housing Benefit

What you'll get You may get help with all or part of your rent. There’s no set amount of Housing Benefit and what you get will depend on whether you rent privately or from a council. Council and social housing rent How much you get depends on: * your ‘eligible’ rent * if you have a spare room * you...
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13 Jan 2021, 16:50
Forum: Welfare benefit rules and entitlements
Topic: Benefit entitlement check
Replies: 0
Views: 1500

Benefit entitlement check

Belfast And Lisburn Community Project offers a free service which allows you to find out what benefits you may be entitled to and also estimates how much you could be getting. The calculator, which can be found https://balcproject.org.uk/benefit-entitlement-check/ , gives you these details in the co...
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12 Jan 2021, 21:07
Forum: Homeless Community
Topic: Welcome to Belfast And Lisburn Community Project Online Forum
Replies: 0
Views: 1452

Welcome to Belfast And Lisburn Community Project Online Forum

BALCProject Homeless Forum is open to any individual or organisation working with the issues of people who are homeless in Belfast and Lisburn and surrounding areas. While there is much attention to those who are currently street homeless or rough sleeping we recognise that this is only a small, vis...