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With changes to benefits set to come in in just over a weeks time, Cornwall Council have launched a short, easy to understand film so you can find out how you'll be affected.
Changes will be made to housing benefit, council tax benefit and disability living allowance from April 1st
Now, a short film to help explain the vast and complex changes to the benefits system has been launched at www.cornwall.gov.uk/welfarereform
Using graphics and examples, to describe the different changes and how these will affect people living in Cornwall...the films been produced by Cornwall Housing and Cornwall Council
The changes, brought about by the Government's Welfare Reform Act 2012, alter how much, how and when many benefits are paid in the future. So, with the start date for some of the changes (April 1st) looming; Cornwall Housing and the Council want to make sure everyone knows what is happening and who to contact to get more information.
The film can be watched at www.cornwall.gov.uk/welfarereform.
Cornwall Housing Managing Director Jane Barlow says "There are so many changes that affect many, many people in Cornwall. Cornwall Housing and the Council have been doing great work together to help make sure information and advice is available for everyone."
More information can be found at www.cornwall.gov.uk/housingreform and www.cornwall.gov.uk/welfarereform