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Introducing Claudia Calvino

Claudia has been providing a welfare benefit and debt advice service to Catalyst tenants since December 2011. So far, Claudia has helped tenants to secure backdated Housing/Council Tax Benefits, Pension Credits, Tax Credits and Disability Living Allowance totalling £14,500.

If you are a Catalyst tenant and need help with any of the following:

  • Housing and council tax benefit and requesting backdates
  • Help to claim and maximise your benefits, such as employment and support allowance/job seekers allowance, tax credits,pension credits and disability benefits
  • Help to negotiate overpayments with your local authority, the Department of Work and Pensions and HM Revenue & Customs
  • Help to manage your debts by negotiating with creditors, helping you set up affordable repayment plans, and also applying for grants

Why not book an appointment to meet Claudia from Staying First at our weekly advice surgery on Wornington Green Estate. The service is free and confidential, but by appointment only. You can call Staying First directly to book an appointment on 020 8996 8900 between 10.30am and 3pm Monday to Friday or drop into the Catalyst Office at 370 Portobello Road and we can book an appointment for you.