Coronavirus (COVID-19) local information and advice:

Advice and how our services are affected

One Reading Community Hub Support

Advice for business

Benefit cap

We have a specialist Welfare Reform Team who help and give advice and support to any resident of Reading affected by the benefit cap. 

You can find practical advice on how to deal with the benefit cap from our pdf icon factsheet [67kb].

If you need more help, you can contact us on 0118 937 2410 or welfare.reform@reading.gov.uk.


Types of childcare available locally

Free under-5s childcare


Volunteering can boost your skills and make you more employable.

Reading Voluntary Action - advice on volunteering and register of opportunities available

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