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  1. Advocacy

    There are several charities within Hampshire that offer Advocacy. What is Advocacy? Advocacy is helping people to speak up and have their views and wishes heard. It helps people access their rights as members of the community. The services are free and anyone can ask…
  2. Makaton in Early Years

    Makaton is a language programme using speech, signs and symbols which provides basic communication and everyday vocabulary which helps to develop language and literacy skills.Using Makaton helps adults and children who may have communication difficulties to develop their basic communication skills. These basic skills are…
  3. Council Tax

    Council Tax Benefit will no longer exist from 1 April 2013, instead you can apply for Council Tax Reduction. You’ll get money off your Council Tax bill if you qualify for Council Tax Reduction. You can apply for Council Tax Reduction whether you own your…
  4. Tax Credits

    If you're responsible for at least one child or young person, you may qualify for Child Tax Credit. If you work, but are on a low income, you may qualify for Working Tax Credit. You can often get both types of tax credits. They aren't…
  5. Personal Health Budgets

    Personal Health Budgets are a new initiative to give patients more choice and control. A personal health budget is an amount of money to support the identified healthcare and wellbeing needs of an individual, which is planned and agreed between the individual, or their representative,…
  6. Early Years SEN Hubs in Hampshire

    The Early Years SEN hubs provide nursery education places for pre school children across Hampshire with significant/complex special educational needs. The aims and purposes of the Early Years SEN hubs are to: * provide early years education in an environment which provides a high level…
  7. Housing Benefit

    What is housing benefit? Housing Benefit can pay for part or all of your rent. Who can get housing benefit? You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you’re on a low income. How much you get depends on your income…
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