Support for Fifers facing financial hardship post-lockdown

Fifers have been urged to seek help if they are finding things tough financially after lockdown.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 5:05 pm
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The appeal comes from Fife Council which is working with a number of organisations, including Citizens Advice and Rights Fife (CARF) and Cosy Kingdom.

More and more people are finding things tough financially as a result of Covid-19, and for anyone facing a change to benefits or income, it can be even harder.

Councillor David Alexander, co-leader of Fife Council, said: “There’s no getting away from the fact that Covid-19 has changed all our lives and have left many struggling to cope financially.

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“Money is an issue for many people across Fife, not just for those on benefits - we’re also seeing an increase in the number of people who are in in-work poverty.”

Councillor David Ross, co-leader, added: “The most important thing is to know you’re not alone and that help is available.”

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