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You might be interested in the following benefits information

Benefit Forms

This page lists the various benefits forms that are available to complete online or that can be downloaded.

Benefits and how to claim

Here are some national and local helplines and websites concerned with benefits and how to claim.

Make a new benefits claim

If you are not in receipt of housing benefit and/or Council Tax Reduction and want to make a claim, the quickest way to do this is by completing an online claim form.

Information last updated 06 August 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.