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Find out more about the Welfare Reform changes, help with childcare costs and the different local and national financial and legal support services available:
Money for Life.
Equipping communities across the UK with the
skills and capabilities they need to make
the most of their money.
Families Together...supporting Carmarthenshire families
is a new project which aims to assist families experiencing
hardship due to in-work poverty or being trapped in a low pay/no pay cycle. All of
which puts a strain on family relations, and creates a feeling that circumstances are
beyond their control.
Maternity Action provides online information and telephone advice on maternity and parental rights at work, maternity pay, benefits and breastfeeding rights. We provide information and advice for UK citizens and women from abroad.
Our online information is available at www.maternityaction.org.uk
For free, confidential advice and support, contact our team of specialist advisers on 0845 600 8533.
If you’re a working parent, you can apply now for Tax-Free Childcare.
You can apply through the new digital childcare service if you have a:
To apply visit www.childcarechoices.gov.uk
- child under 4 on 31st August 2017; or
- disabled child who is under 17.
If you have a child who will be over 4 on 31st August you can sign up to receive email alerts here Keep Me Updated – you’ll get a message later this year about when you can apply.
If eligible for Tax-Free Childcare you’ll receive a government top-up of £2 for every £8 that you pay into your Tax-Free Childcare account.
More information on the government’s childcare schemes is available here: www.childcarechoices.gov.uk It also includes a childcare calculator to find out how much you could receive