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Law Centre Migrants and Benefits Course – various locations

Migrants and benefits

This course gives advisers the tools they need to quickly identify what entitlement migrants have to social security and other public services.

Can a Latvian worker receive help with housing costs?

Can a Syrian refugee claim Universal Credit?

Can an American spouse claim disability benefits?

Can a victim of trafficking get free healthcare?


This course will give advisers an understanding of different categories of migrants and their entitlements to public services. The course has a particular focus on benefit entitlement for European and non European nationals.


The course is very interactive and includes a focus on case studies as well as practical tips and strategies. It breaks down a complex area of law into clear, straightforward and useful information.

 Who should attend? 

Anyone in advice and support sector likely to work with migrants and their families.

All attendees will receive a copy of Am I Entitled? a comprehensive and user-friendly guide for advisers. The guide helps advisers quickly identify migrants’ entitlements to public services and benefits.

Feedback from this course has been extremely positive:

  • “A well thought out interactive and informative session”
  • “Excellent tool for advice giving”


Date: Belfast – 6th November 2018,

Derry / L’Derry – 7th November 2018

Dungannon – 8th November 2018


Time: 10.00am to 4.00 pm


Cost: Members voluntary £95
  Non members voluntary £130
  Members statutory/private        £130
  Non members statutory/private £220

To book places please complete the attached booking form and email it to training@lawcentreni.org or contact Louise Togneri, Training Manager 02890 244401


Please circulate this information to interested colleagues within your organisation

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