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You might be interested in the following benefits information


On this site you will find expert advice, practical support for single parents.

The Local Welfare Provision scheme

Help available for vulnerable people in time of crisis or emergency The Local Welfare Provision can help with items/things such as: Food parcels, Emergency gas/electricity top ups,Clothing for expectant mothers and babies….


You could be missing out on financial help available to you through welfare benefits or grants.

WDH Cash Wise

WDH Cash Wise can assist social housing tenants with advice about benefits such as Universal Credit, Council Tax Support, Housing Benefit and Sanctions

Information last updated 11 January 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.