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Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames

Benefits

You might be interested in the following benefits information

Apply for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction

If you live in the borough and you are on a low income, you may qualify for Housing Benefit or a Council Tax Reduction (CTR), or you may qualify for both. You can apply or use the calculator to see your eligibility.

Citizens Advice Kingston - Benefits

Citizens Advice information on local benefits. Covers information benefits for people on low income, in work or looking for work, sick or disabled, children, older people, welfare benefits and cap

Help in a crisis

If you are in crisis as a result of a disaster or emergency situation Kingston Council may be able to help you with the following: Vouchers for food and furniture, help with rent.

Help with school uniform costs

If you live within the borough, your financial circumstances are very difficult and your child attends school here, you may be able to receive help towards the cost of his or her school uniform.

Information last updated 24 February 2017

National information

Advicelocal

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.