Welfare benefits can be a very confusing area and many people are unaware of what benefits they are entitled to as a result of this. This means there are billions of pounds worth of unclaimed benefits in the UK every year. At the Citizens Advice & Law Centre we know how important benefits are and we work hard to help those clients who come to see us with issues regarding welfare benefits. We can help to answer any questions you may have regarding what welfare benefits you are entitled to. We are also able to check if you are receiving all the benefits to which you are entitled, such as those relating to age or income level.
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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.
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 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.
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.
This factsheet gives information about who can claim, which benefits will be replaced, payments and eligibility for 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.