Better off in Wolverhampton

What is Better off in Wolverhampton?

Better off in Wolverhampton [BoW] is a 5 year project to support tenants of social landlords in Wolverhampton to become more financially confident. BoW is funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

They can help you with these things:

Understand bills & payments

Signposting

Find good deals

Create a budget

Open a bank account

Maximise your income

 

How to get support

To receive support from them you can either fill in their contact form here>>

or you can ask your support worker to make the referral.

If you use one of One Voice’s services, we can refer you.

The people who use the service are all facing financial difficulty, these include issues such as being behind with rent or council tax, suspended possession orders, unauthorised overdrafts and being behind with credit repayments.

The majority of service usrs are also receiving some kind of benefit or tax credits.
The most common benefits received are Job Seekers Allowance and Housing Benefit.

To learn how to manage your money better or to access the right services –>

Get in contact. On 01902 527027

ESA Self-help pack

We have put together an Employment and Support Allowance self-help pack, for people who need a little bit of help when appealing an Employment & Support Allowance decision, or preparing for or attending a tribunal. You can download it here>>

The pack contains:

An overview

Model letters to your GP/other medical personnel, asking for evidence

Models letters to GP asking them to support a regulation 29 or 35 decision (more about this in the overview)

Questions you are likely to be asked at a medical

Questions you are likely to be asked at a tribunal

How the points are decided for the 2 rates of ESA (work-related activity group, and support group)

If you would like anything else ESA related to appear in this pack, contact us>>