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ACLC Information and Guidance Events

31st May 2022

Windrush Compensation Scheme

ACLC will be hosting Information and Guidance sessions on;  Saturday11th June, 2nd July, 10th September, and 5th November, 2022 at 3.30 -7.30 p.m. at the Community Hub, 8  Caxton Road, Wood Green, London N22 6TB.

All are encouraged to come along to learn about the scheme and to check their eligibility to claim.  It is widely believed that there are many more people who are eligible to claim Windrush Scheme compensation. Information and Guidance Advisers will be on hand to answer any questions you may have, and provide you with an Application Form.

For Application Forms and Guidance click here

 

Haringey Windrush Compensation Scheme

31st March 2022

A new project Haringey Windrush Compensation Scheme set up by the ACLC, will be hosting a  number of events over the year, some in partnership with local groups to create awareness about the Windrush Compensation Scheme that is still open and available.  Local members of the community are encouraged to come along to learn about the scheme, consider whether they are eligible to claim, ask questions and listen to others who have successfully been through the process. The project aims to provide help and information, and signpost members to professional advisers who can provide support and guidance and assess their eligibility to make a claim.

Event dates are currently being finalized and will be posted on our website when confirmed.  In the meantime, if you would like us to let you know when details are available please email; info@aclc.uk.

YOU CAN READ THE RULES AND DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM HERE:
                        Windrush Compensation Application Form: Windrush Scheme application form (UK) – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Windrush Compensation Scheme Rules:  Windrush Compensation Scheme Rules (publishing.service.gov.uk)            
  

Over £33,000 awarded to organisations in North and East London as part of the Windrush Community Fund

27th January 2022

The African Caribbean Leadership Company (ACLC) is one of 13 organisations to receive funding through the Windrush Community Fund. The £500,000 Windrush Community Fund allows community and grassroots organisations to bid up to £25,000 to deliver projects to help raise awareness of the Windrush Scheme (documentation) and Windrush Compensation Scheme.

The African Caribbean Leadership Company (ACLC) in North London will receive£13,000 and use community events to raise awareness of the Windrush Compensation Scheme; encourage enquiries about the Scheme; provide support with documentation and applications; provide access to an initial point of contact for advice and clarification of entitlement; and signpost applicants to the commissioned Claimant Assistance.

Chair of the African Caribbean Leadership Company, Carmen Lomotey said:

“We are delighted to have secured funding from the Windrush Community Fund.

“We are keen to play our part to help those in our community here in the Noel Park ward of Haringey Borough, and neighbouring wards get the help they need.

“It’s so important that everyone eligible for compensation is able to get it, as it could make a big difference to their lives.”

ACLC’s Haringey Windrush Compensation Scheme will start from April. Look out for information over the next month.

For enquiries please email: info@aclc.uk.