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Brent Advice Matters - Benefits

What you can find help and advice with here •Claiming benefits •Sorting out problems with benefits •Making a complaint about benefits services •Finding a local adviser

Brent Advice Matters - Housing

What you can find help with here On these pages we tell you about your rights and how to sort out common problems. Knowing your rights means you can take action to help sort out problems yourself.

Information last updated 10 October 2016

National information


Your local guide to help with benefits, work, money, housing problems and more. Enter your postcode and a topic to find helpful information.

Benefits checker

If you need a review of your or a family member’s eligibility for benefits you can use an online benefit calculator. These are free to use and anonymous.

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

Citizens Advice provides fact sheets, answers to questions and information on benefits and tax credits for all ages. Included on this site is information for people coming from abroad.

Claiming benefits

Find information on your entitlement to benefits. Find details of benefits for carers, jobseekers, families, those with a disability, help with housing and tax credits.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a benefit for people who are on low incomes or out of work. Find out about the benefit and how to claim.