Benefits drop in session

Residents living in Wealden are invited to a benefits drop-in session in Heathfield on Tuesday 24 January.

A ten pound note with pound coins on top of it and around itThe event is being held in the Parish Meeting Room at Heathfield and Waldron Parish Council. Residents do not need an appointment to attend the session, which is from 9:30am – 3pm.

Members of the Benefits Service will be in attendance to answer any questions and advise residents on any financial support that they may be entitled to including Council Tax Reduction, state benefits and other assistance.

Councillor Neil Waller, Wealden’s portfolio holder for Benefits, said, “After hosting a number of these sessions across the district last year, we’re delighted to bring them into the new year.

“These sessions are vital in ensuring that our residents are claiming all that they are entitled to, and our Benefits Service is happy to be of assistance and support them however they can.”

Residents can also go online to and click on ‘benefits’ to check their eligibility.