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You might be interested in the following benefits information

Social Care funding and Benefits in Hampshire

Help to make informed choices about funding your own care, the costs involved in paying for residential care or care services as well as information on benefits and welfare advice for people struggling to afford essentials.

Universal Credit explained

The Money Advice Service has produced a guide to the workings of Universal Credit. Included are guides to what Universal Credit is and what you need to know about claiming. There are links to further information and other useful organisations as well as a short video.

Information last updated 14 June 2017

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.