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Act now to make sure tax credits payments for your 16-19 year old don’t stop

The Tax Credit Office always assumes that a 16 year old is a school leaver during the summer. As a result, they automatically stop any tax credit payments for a young person from 1 September.
If you have a 16-19 year old who’ll be staying in school or college after the summer holidays, remember to let the Tax Credit Office know by 31 August or you could lose out.
If you have only one child you claim tax credits for, or you miss the deadline, Contact has some advice.

STePs Drop In Coffee Mornings

We are really pleased to be working with STePs again this year and have scheduled dates to attend their drop in coffee mornings, along with Umbrella. The sessions are aimed at parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, their relatives, siblings and close friends as well as the children and young people with social communication difficulties.

Please download the flyer which gives details of the dates, times and venues of the events and the dates we will be attending. We look forward to seeing you!

Contact’s East Midlands Bulletin

Here is the latest edition of Contact’s East Midlands Bulletin. This publication is packed full of information for parents and carers and includes:

  • FREE local workshops for parents
  • FREE guide to accessing public services
  • FREE service – emergency equipment loan service
  • A list of local activities for children with Special Educational Needs

Download Contact’s East Midlands Bulletin here

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