Highly commended partnership award for supportive work of Kent County Council and Money and Pensions Service

The work of a partnership that is supporting people in Kent with financial guidance has been recognised at a national award event. A team from Kent County Council’s (KCC) Helping Hands financial hardship scheme in conjunction with the Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) won highly commended from the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation in…

KCC helps thousands cover essential bills

The Chancellor’s move in today’s Spring Statement to give local authorities a further £500million of Household Support Fund money will help provide vital lifelines for the most vulnerable, said Kent County Council’s (KCC) Leader. In parallel, Roger Gough said KCC would continue its focus on initiatives aimed at building Kent communities’ longer-term resilience to economic…

“We are here to help you” – KCC Leader to update Cabinet on multi-million pound scheme to support Kent residents

The many and varied ways in which Kent residents have been supported throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, including through the £10m Helping Hands scheme, will be discussed at a meeting tomorrow. A report being brought before Kent County Council’s Cabinet meeting on Thursday (October 28) morning will allow Cabinet Members and members of the public to…