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Help towards some of the extra costs you might have because of a long-term health condition or disability.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

Supplementary Payments have been introduced in Northern Ireland to help reduce the financial impact of the changes to the welfare system.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) has replaced Living Allowance for people of working age – 16 to 64 years old.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

Changes affecting benefit related decisions notified on or after 23 May 2016.

Published 24 October 2019Guidance literature

The Department’s Community Empowerment Division organised and facilitated a round of stakeholder engagement events between October and December 2018 at venues across Northern Ireland; with two in Belfast, and one each in Derry/Londonderry, B

Published 23 October 2019Research and analysis

This page contains the Area Analysis Report and Forum Meeting Minutes on the Lower Oldpark & Hillview pilot area within Building Successful Communities. 

Published 21 October 2019Policy papers

The Local Government circular 25/2019 details the process to be followed for council applications in relation to article 19 applications regarding reimbursement of travel and subsistence.

Published 21 October 2019Circulars

The Department invites proposals for the redevelopment of a combined site at 308-312 Shankill Road, Belfast.

The final date for proposals is 12 noon, 19 December 2019.

Published 17 October 2019Development plan/framework

The delivery of shared housing is now an action in the Draft Programme for Government 2016 - 2021, and the Department for Communities is committed to delivering approx.

Published 14 October 2019Guidance literature

The Derry Walls Management Group was set up in 2009 following publication of the Derry City Walls Conservation Plan.

The Management Group meets periodically to review and update the Conservation Plan and the Management Plan.

Published 10 October 2019Development plan/framework

This policy is to review the appointee process currently being used in DfC, this is an internal, technical change.

Published 09 October 2019Legislation and regulations

DfC’s Voluntary & Community Division has publicised a (£25k) grant tender opportunity on NICVA’s CommunityNI website and is looking to appoint a Not-for-Profit/Voluntary & Community Sector organisation to design and deliv

Published 04 October 2019Legislation and regulations

This page contains the Area Analysis Report and Forum Meeting Minutes on the Tigers Bay & Mountcollyer pilot area within Building Successful Communities.

Published 02 October 2019Policy papers

The Development Guide has been amended to provide an update to Scheme Approval – Introduction to Acquisition Issues & Valuations Section

Published 01 October 2019Guidance literature

Historic Environment Division in the Department for Communities’ role as a statutory consultee in the planning process includes ensuring that archaeological investigations take place in advance of development projects when necessary.

Published 01 October 2019Research and analysis

The Development Guide has been amended to provide an update to the form SFN1: FCI Calculation Form

Published 30 September 2019Guidance literature

The Interpreting service will allow BSL and ISL users access to make telephone calls to PIP and DCS staff through a fully qualified Interpreter.

Published 30 September 2019Legislation and regulations

The Department for Communities (DfC) presents its Social Fund Account which is prepared in accordance with section 146(4) of the Social Security Administration (NI) Act 1992 and the Department of Finance (DoF) accounts direction.

Published 27 September 2019Financial plans and reports

The Local Government Circular 23/2019 provides a set of consolidated guidance on councillor allowances.

Published 27 September 2019Circulars

Experience of culture and the arts in Northern Ireland 2018/19

Statistics on engagement in culture and the arts: findings from the 2018/19 Continuous Household Survey.

Published 26 September 2019Statistical reports

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