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Blackburn with Darwen

Blackburn with Darwen


You might be interested in the following benefits information

Age UK Blackburn with Darwen Head Office

Age UK offers a variety of services for people over the age of 50 years, including information on; benefits, pensions & other money issues. Blackburn Central Library, Town Hall Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AG Telephone 01254 266620, or Darwen Town Hall, Croft Street, Darwen, BB3 1BQ Telephone 01254 773440 Email

Blackburn 50+ Partnership

Blackburn with Darwen 50+ Partnership is a strategic group promoting the needs and aspirations of people over 50 living in the Borough. 4, King Street, Blackburn, BB2 2DH. Telephone 01254 266620

Blackburn with Darwen Carers

Offers support, information and advice to all unpaid carers within Blackburn with Darwen. Greenhurst Cl, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 1NA Telephone 01254 688440

Citizen’s Advice Bureau Blackburn

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination and much more. Telephone: 03444889622

DWP Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Blackburn can assist clients to make claims for; jobseeker’s allowance, incapacity benefit, employment and support allowance and income support. Orchard House, Penny St, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 6HA or Green Street, Darwen, BB3 1AG, Telephone 0845 604 3719

Lancashire Women’s Centres

Lancashire Women’s Centres offer a range of services and support emotional wellbeing through group work, personal development courses and counselling. 21-23 Blackburn Rd, Accrington BB5 1HF Telephone 01254 871771

Twin Valley Homes

Twin Valley Homes is Blackburn with Darwen’s largest registered social landlord, managing around 8,000 properties as part of the Together Housing Group. Prospect House, Wharf Street, Blackburn. BB1 1JD. Telephone 0300 555 5560

Your Support, Your Choice

Your Support Your Choice offers a range of quality assured services to help people to live independent lives. Customer Liaison Team (adult social care referrals, social work enquiries) 01254 587547 - Monday to Friday 8.45am to 5pm. ‘Your Support, Your Choice’ shop 01254 292620 Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm & Saturdays 10am - 2pm. Emergencies out of hours 01254 587547.

Information last updated 02 November 2016

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Carers and Disability benefits

In this section of the GOV.UK site you will find information on eligibility, rates and claiming for those with a disability. If you are a carer you will find details of benefits available to you.

Citizens Advice

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Universal Credit

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