Lasa web tools

advicelocal | socialcareinfo | counciltaxhelp | universalcreditinfo | pipinfo | wcainfo | benefitmythbuster

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About: Further to our work on rightsnet and our other websites, and in response to feedback from advisers, we've been working on developing a series of web tools, all designed to support citizens' access to justice in relation to social welfare law issues. 

Get in touch: Do get in touch if you'd you'd like to know more about our work ... or you'd like to discuss how we might be able to help you develop your own ideas. 

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advicelocal

advicelocal is our new UK-wide postcode checker, helping you with questions relating to: welfare benefits and tax credits; council tax, including exemptions and discounts; debt and money advice; housing and homelessness; employment and work issues, disability and social care; and asylum and immigration.


Advicelocal has been developed thanks to funding from the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, and support from the Access to Justice Foundation. We have also been helped with the mapping elements of advicelocal by the MapIt team at MySociety.

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socialcareinfo & counciltaxhelp

socialcareinfo.net and counciltaxhelp.net are designed to help people find details of the support available to them locally; national information about their rights and entitlements; and details of independent advice organisations in their area who can help them get the help that they need.

socialcareinfo and counciltaxhelp have been developed with funding from the Law Society Charity and the Access to Justice Foundation. We have also been helped with the mapping elements of the tools by the MapIt team at MySociety.

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universalcreditinfo

universalcreditinfo is a new web tool designed to help people check whether they can claim universal credit in their post code area.  

 

Funded by HMRC, universalcreditinfo has been developed with the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group as part of our work on our revenuebenefits website. We have also been helped with the mapping elements of the tool by the MapIt team at MySociety. 

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pipinfo

pipinfo is our adviser guide to personal independence payment regulations & case law. 

 

pipinfo has been developed with funding from the Law Society Charity and the Access to Justice Foundation.

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wcainfo

wcainfo is our adviser guide to regulations & case law relating to the work capability assessment

 

wcainfo has been developed with funding from the Law Society Charity and the Access to Justice Foundation.

 

benefitmythbuster

Our new benefitmythbuster.net is designed to help people find out more about their rights by addressing commonly held myths and misconceptions about universal credit, including in relation to starting a new claim, the claimant commitment, job search issues, in-work conditionality, sanctions ... and more.


Benefitmythbuster has been developed with the support of the Baring Foundation.