Our quarterly conferences include keynote speakers, workshops and a range of networking and professional development opportunities. Our next conference will take place in Bristol and all members are welcome to attend. Date: Friday 9 September 2022 Time: 9.30am (for a 10am start) until 4pm Location: The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ NAWRA conferences are free to attend and open to members only. Find out more about joining. Read the agenda¬†for information on speakers, workshops, travel, accommodation and social …

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Thanks to everyone who came along to NAWRA’s conference in Durham last week, and to Durham County Council welfare rights team for hosting us. Slides from the conference sessions are now available in the members area of our website. NAWRA meets twice a year in-person and twice a year on Zoom.¬† Read more about our future conferences.

We are pleased to announce that our first in-person NAWRA conference for over two years will take place soon. Join us for a variety of conference sessions and an opportunity to meet fellow welfare rights advisers. The conference will take place in-person at Durham Town Hall on Friday 24 June from 9.30am (for a 10am start) until 4pm. Read the agenda NAWRA conferences are free to attend and open to members only. A rail strike is planned for Thursday 23 …

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NAWRA has received a letter from David Rutley, Minister for Welfare Delivery responding to our concerns about the Help to Claim service – in particular, the lack of face-to-face support in the service and the general lack of support for people needing advice given the ramping up of ‘Voluntary move to UC’. The Minister says – ‘I thought it may be helpful to make clear Help to Claim is designed to be accessed after someone has decided to apply for …

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