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You might be interested in the following benefits information

Help with furniture

There are a number of places where you can donate or get good quality recycled furniture and household goods at a low cost.

Help with local transport

Community Transport is specifically designed to help those who are unable to use public transport. This may be because of age, disability or lack of a public transport service.

Northamptonshire Energy Saving Service

N.E.S.S offers a full benefit check and independent advice on claiming additional income. It provides: advice on managing your energy bills help to check your energy bill tariffs energy efficiency advice free energy saving devices advice on financial entitlements including grants and regular income

Northamptonshire Foodbanks

Food banks can give food parcels to help people in emergency financial difficulties when they do not have enough money to buy food.

Information last updated 01 May 2018

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.