Outreach Benefit & Money Advice for Families in the West End of Newcastle

Project Summary:

The project will provide benefit and money advice in partnership with family support services for families with children and young people to reduce child poverty and social and financial exclusion. The project will make its services more accessible by utilising family support services and strenghening and developing partnerships with Health Visitors, nurseries and primary schools. The funding will enable the provision of a weekly benefit and money advice session. The project will contribute to the reduction of poverty and social exclusion by targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged families and their children.

Expected Number of Individuals: 690

Expected Number of Households: 230

Trustees Meeting: June 2006

Funding Amount Approved: £22,865.00

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