Food Poverty

Food Poverty

The Covid crisis has placed a strain on the family budget for people who have been furloughed or lost their jobs.  The biggest expense for most people is the weekly shop and, whilst corners can be cut, it’s an unavoidable outlay.  The charity sector has stepped in to help people cope.

Healthy Start Vitamins are now available in Gloucestershire.

Healthy Start Vitamins are now available in Gloucestershire.

If someone is pregnant or has a child under 4 and they are getting benefits, they may be able to get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods and vitamins.

Information you might want to know.

Information you might want to know.

Here you will find information on how to claim benefits you may be entitled to as well to discounts on council tax.

Thank You to Gloucester Men in Sheds Team

Thank You to Gloucester Men in Sheds Team

On behalf of GL Communities and the Phoenix Community Centre, Steve Long, Health & Wellbeing Project Worker would to thank Stuart Mackay and the Gloucester Men in Sheds team for the fantastic work in the Community Garden Space.

DWP Position for Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses

DWP Position for Coronavirus support for employees, benefit claimants and businesses

A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus.

Not Sure what a loan Shark Is?

If you can answer yes to one or more of these questions you might be borrowing from a loan shark:

Lisa Sheppard - Delivering Yoga Classes at GL Communities

This video shows how the GEM Project supported Lisa to set up her own yoga business Yoganna Be.

How Do I Check My Tax Code Notice?

How Do I Check My Tax Code Notice?

So April is the start of the new Tax Year, 2020/21, even amidst this Covid19 crisis the tax man will want his due.

Dangerous strategies people in fuel poverty adopt to cope

Dangerous strategies people in fuel poverty adopt to cope

Living in a warm and safe home should be everyone's right, yet this winter over 4 million households will find themselves adopting dangerous and potentially fatal coping strategies to do just that!

Change in Universal Credit Rates 2020/21

Change in Universal Credit Rates 2020/21

Here are some changes for Universal Credit that may effect you or would like to know about.

published by DWP on 6 April 20

Matson Gateway is still supporting people in Matson

Matson Gateway is still supporting people in Matson

We have been working with Share Matson, Matson & Robinswood Resident Group through this tough time.

Stop Loan Sharks

Stop Loan Sharks

Stop Loan Sharks investigate and prosecute loan sharks. Our official title is the England Illegal Money Lending Team. We are the lead organisation in England with the power to prosecute loan sharks and illegal money lenders.

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