There is a wide range of support available for the long-term sick, and for those with disabilities, to help progress towards employment.
The attached information is a flavour of the support available through the Department for Work and Pensions. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Disability Employment Adviser (Tel: 0345 604 3719) at the Jobcentre.
Free and impartial support is also available via the Community Hub Advice service. Please see the attached leaflet for more information about the dates and times of these sessions.
Middlesbrough Council’s Welfare Rights Team can also provide free and confidential advice and assistance relating to welfare benefits & tax credits. You can arrange to speak to an advisor at one of several venues across the town by contacting the advice line on 01642 729242