Welfare Rights Service
Lochfield Park employs a Welfare Rights Officer to help tenants to
Our Welfare Benefits Officer can support tenants;
- apply for housing benefit,
- apply for benefits such as Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and Employment and Support Allowance,
- assist with appeals,
- apply to discount schemes such as the Scottish Welfare Fund and Cold Weather Payments.
Over 2017-2018, our Welfare Rights Officer assisted the local community with 1897 benefit inquiries.