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Benefits and Financial Support News

Support available for people affected by closure of Jack Frost

The Department of Health and Social Care is committed to supporting all those receiving a meal delivery service from Jack Frost, which has announced it is to...
Friday, 2 February 2018

Winter Bonus payments help vulnerable members of community

The Isle of Man Government has distributed the annual Winter Bonus payment to support vulnerable members of the local community. The lump-sum – usually £300 –...
Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Deadline approaching for responses to housing consultation

There is still time for people to submit their views on proposals aimed at promoting greater fairness in the allocation of public sector housing in the Isle of...
Monday, 29 January 2018

Public sector rents to increase by 3.1%

Public sector rents in the Isle of Man are set to increase by 3.1%, with effect from 1 April 2018. The revised charges have been announced by the Department of...
Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Users of home cleaning service to be offered a reassessment of need as contract ends

The Department of Health and Social Care has taken the decision to end its commissioned cleaning service which was available to people eligible for income...
Friday, 1 December 2017

Ramsey Social Security office opening times to change

The opening times of the Social Security office on Queens Promenade in Ramsey are to change from the beginning of October this year, in response to trends in...
Monday, 4 September 2017

Public sector rents to rise by 2%

Public sector rents in the Isle of Man are set to rise by 2%, with effect from 1 April 2017. The revised charges have been announced by the Department of...
Friday, 2 December 2016

Avoid a Chritmas debt hangover

Lots of us start the Christmas season with the best of intentions, but it’s easy to get carried away, leaving ourselves with a debt ‘hangover’ that can be felt...
Friday, 25 November 2016

Scheme to restore free TV licences for all over-75s

A Treasury scheme to restore the provision of free TV licences for all pensioners aged 75 and over will be moved for approval at the November sitting of...
Thursday, 3 November 2016

Views sought on Personal Capability Assessment process

Social Security claimants who have undergone a Personal Capability Assessment (PCA) will be asked for their views of the experience as part of an independent...
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
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