AGE UK Croydon Advice during Covid-19

Age UK Croydon has issued two briefings:


Covid-19 Updated Benefits
An updated benefit briefing, which includes recent announcements on the DWP Home Visiting Service; HMRC new helpline number; Attendance Allowance date of claims and renewals; Pension Credit claim line hours; and Council Tax Support (England hardship fund)
Download here.

Covid-19 Briefing on 'Getting access to Money and Shopping Briefing'
Age UK has heard from people who normally access their pension or benefitby withdrawing cash from their bank or Post Office account. Because of coronavirus and due to them being in a high risk group and isolating themselves at home, they have had problems accessing money.  For more on this issue, see the Age UK guide Avoiding scams. 
Download here.