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You might be interested in the following benefits information

Carers Leeds

Carers Leeds is part of the Carers Trust, a national network of carers centres. Their team of experienced information and advice workers can give advice on benefits related to caring and disability issues including help with the completion of forms and assistance in dealing with any problems that may arise in your caring role.

Leeds City Council - Welfare Rights Unit

Leeds City Council’s Welfare Rights Unit can give you free, confidential advice and support on a whole range of welfare benefits. They can help you to complete claim forms, and offer guidance and support when making appeals. They can also provide contact details of other agencies who may be able to assist you.

Information last updated 10 February 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.