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A Change in Family Circumstances
"Before I saw the adviser I couldn’t visualise a way out of my situation"
A client was recently separated from her abusive husband and was unaware that he had stopped paying their joint mortgage and secured loan. The lender was forcing repossession and as the client could not afford repayments she had to find alternative accommodation.
Working for change
Food banks fulfil a vital role as they help to support people who find themselves or their families without food. Over the last few years particularly as a result of the economic downturn there has been a rapid growth of food banks providing emergency help and assistance to people across Northern Ireland. In order to help understand the rise in reliance of people on emergency food Advice NI has carried out research.
17 January 2019 - 10:00This one day training course provides an introduction to Advice Pro, a secure case managment application. Effective case management is an integral part of the advice provision process. The practical course is designed to provide advisers with a good understanding of the features and functionality...
18 January 2019 - 10:00Advice Pro Upgrade and referral training
Advice Pro: Welfare rights package and digital referral training (South & East Belfast Members Only)
18 January 2019 - 14:00Advice Pro Upgrade and referral training
21 January 2019 - 09:30This skilled level course provides an opportunity to explore key factors to promote good practice in dealing with debt cases which includes: case management, referrals and quality frameworks, including support and supervision. This course is designed for Advisers dealing with debt at all levels...
24 January 2019 - 10:00This course is to prepare managers and advisers for the Northern Ireland Advice Quality Standard. It will provide a practical guide to improve the quality of case recording and how to evidence continuous personal development. It will also cover the Advice NI recommended quality assurance activities...
25 January 2019 - 10:00This course is designed to provide advisers with the skills required to research and reference up to date information relating to social security benefits and welfare reform. It will cover both online and paper resources. This is a necessary skill required to ensure organisations meet the...
13 December 2018 - 17:10
Since their introduction in 2010, Debt Relief Orders represent a growth area as one of the debt solutions that are being provided to clients in Northern...
13 December 2018 - 15:49
Advice NI welcomes Ulster University Students Union who have recently joined our independent advice network.
13 December 2018 - 15:45
This editions’ member spotlight focuses on the North Belfast Advice Partnership, which comprises Ligoniel Improvement Association, Ballysillan Community...