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You might be interested in the following benefits information

Citizens Advice Oxfordshire

The Citizens Advice service aims to provide the advice people need for the problems they face, and to improve the policies and practices that affect people‚Äôs lives The service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Oxfordshire Family Information Service

Oxfordshire Family Information Service provides information and support for children, young people and families in Oxfordshire. They offer free information, advice and help with * finding and paying for childcare; * play and leisure for children, young people and families; * working parents’ (maternity and paternity) rights and options; * help for families with disabled children; * family and parenting support; * the schools admission process.

Oxfordshire Homeless Pathways

Oxford Homeless Pathways provides a range of services for homeless and recently homeless people aged 22+. They help people tackle the issues that have led them to become homeless and to build confidence, develop new skills and put in place plans to change their lives.

Oxfordshire Welfare Rights

Oxfordshire Welfare Rights (also known as “The Barton Project”) are experts on social security and tax credit law They provide a full advice service including representation for individuals at appeal tribunal hearings.

Information last updated 28 November 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.