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Guide to Social Services 2009/10

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Published: Annually

ISBN: 978-1-85783-114-6


An essential tool for anyone seeking help, advice and grants from UK social services

Find your way around the UK's social services quickly and easily with this compact handbook, containing all the information on a broad range of social provision available from central and local government.

Guide to the Social Services is divided into 11 chapters, covering the following sections:

  1. Children and Family  
  2. Care and Community 
  3. Education
  4. Employment
  5. Immigration and Citizenship
  6. Taxation
  7. Health
  8. Welfare, Benefits and Pensions
  9. Housing 
  10. Law and Legal Services
  11. Training and Recruitment

PLUS, related legislation across all of these key areas.  Each chapter explains:

  • What help is available from government
  • Who is eligible to receive benefits, grants and support
  • How to access help from social services

“I find the guide very useful and wouldn't see a family without it. I'm a Community Worker and I visit people all over Gateshead to help them with benefit entitlement and funding/grants. I use the book everyday, it is clear and concise, I always find the information I am looking for!” Diane Sandford, Community Worker, Gateshead Crossroads Caring for Carers

Order your copy of the Guide to Social Services today to ensure you have the most up-to-date information regarding help, advice and grants from UK social services.