There are currently 95 active factsheets/guides
Tenancy rights - security of tenure - Factsheet
This factsheet provides information on a tenants right to keep their home (security of tenure). It explains how different tenancies offer different levels of security, meaning some tenants can be evicted more easily than others.
Water advice - Factsheet
This factsheet offers tips on reducing water bills and how to save water.
It provides information on switching to a meter and how you can get help with the costs of water if you are eligible for the WaterSure Scheme.
Advance decisions, advance statements and living wills - Factsheet
There are things you can do to make sure others know how you would like to be cared for and which medical treatment(s) you would want to refuse, if you are ever unable to make or communicate those decisions yourself.
Preparing an advance statement
Challenging welfare benefit decisions - Factsheet
This factsheet explains who makes benefit decisions, how a decision can be challenged, and how to make complaints.
Dealing with debt - Factsheet
This factsheet aims to help you understand how to recognise and deal with debt problems, as well as where to seek assistance with debt.
Included is information about:
the stages of debt advice
how to seek assistance
organisations that can help
Intermediate care and reablement - Factsheet
This factsheet explains intermediate care and reablement. These terms describe short-term NHS and social care support that aims to help you:
avoid unnecessary admission to hospital
be as independent as possible after an unplanned hospital stay
Equality, discrimination and the Public Sector Equality Duty - Factsheet
The Equality Act 2010 came into force on 1 October 2010 and combines almost all UK previous anti-discrimination laws in one single law.
One of its most important aims is to consolidate and update the Public Sector Equality Duty - a duty for public bodies
Homelessness - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about homelessness. It explains how your local authority can help you if you are homeless and the circumstances in which it has a duty to rehouse you.
Information on the allocation of council and housing association housi
Pension Freedom and benefits - Factsheet
This factsheet explains some basic information about your choices with respect to drawing down pension savings. You can contact Pension Wise for information and guidance.
This factsheet sets out the impact of different choices drawing down pension funds
Looking after your money - Information Guide
This guide is about how to protect your finances as far as possible and what to do if things do go wrong.
Universal Credit - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Universal Credit, a means-tested benefit for people under State Pension age. It gives information about Universal Credit, how it affects people claiming other benefits and how to claim it.
SLDC Handy Person Scheme
This leaflet has information on the Handy Person Scheme to help elderly or vulnerable householders carry out very simple but essential works at their homes.
Personal Independence Payment and Disability Living Allowance - Factsheet
This factsheet gives information about Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a non means-tested benefit for people aged 16 to 64 who have a disability.
The factsheet also gives information about Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
Applying to The Beamsley Trust
Guidance for individuals who would like to access a Beamsley Trust grant.
Application Guidelines for The Craven Trust
How to apply for a grant from The Craven Trust for your community group.
Powers of attorney - Information Guide
There may come a time when we need someone to make decisions on our behalf. Find out more about your options, different types of power of attorney and how they work.
Staying Safe - Information Guide
This guide provides practical steps that you can take to feel safer, both at home and when you are out.
Care homes - Information Guide
This guide looks at how to find a care home, how to arrange and pay for care.
Your mind matters - Information Guide
This guide looks at things you can do to look after your mental wellbeing, as well as steps you can take if you think you need some help.