If you're living with a condition and being supported by one of the charities listed below, whether you have it yourself or you're supporting a close family member, you will likely be dealing with a lot of stress and financial uncertainty. Brought to you as part of the Better Together Alliance Project, this webinar is designed to help you to deal with the financial burden of living with these conditions. 

Benefits Advisor Robert Mandlestam delivered this webinar to bring you information about the benefits you may be entitled to if you have or support someone with a rare condition, and advice about how to apply for them. 

This webinar will include the following:

  • Universal Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Carers Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Local support (council tax help and local hardship schemes) 

About Robert Mandlestam

Robert Mandelstam is a Welfare Benefit Advisor at The Maggie’s Centre at the Royal Marsden, a charity focused on providing financial, emotional and practical support to those living with cancer. Robert has been working in the field of welfare benefit advice for over 10 years in a range of different settings, namely, the NHS, local authority/housing providers and other third sector organisations.

Robert aims to break down the barriers which exist around accessing support for some of the most vulnerable people in society and is adept at providing advice from the initial stages of a claim, through to representation at benefit tribunals.  

With thanks 

Our Better Together Alliance charities are able to work together and offer you this course because of support from The National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to players of The National Lottery.


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