Welfare Benefits

Help Navigating Services – Advice Station

It’s important to make sure that you get all the help that you’re entitled to. Many people miss out on welfare benefits because they don’t know what or how to claim. Information and advice is available for all welfare benefits issues, including help if on a low income and a benefits calculator to help you to work out what benefits you may be entitled to.

Contact Details:

Website: http://www.advicestation.org.uk/advice/welfare-benefits (Link not working)

Directory of Resources – People First

People of different ages and abilities will have different needs, and those needs can pose different financial strains. Financial problems can make you feel worried, stressed or anxious so it’s important to understand what’s available to help you financially. Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to different benefits and concessions.

In this site, you’ll find information about what benefits and concessions you may be entitled to and how to claim them.

Contact Details:

Website: www.peoplefirstinfo.org.uk

Benefits – Council

If you need help with your living expenses or housing costs you may be able to claim the following:- Income support, housing benefit, council tax support, working tax credit, child tax credit, pension credit, NHS costs, family fund and local welfare assistance.

Contact Details:

Website: www.lbhf.gov.uk/benefits

Emergency Financial Support – Council

If you need help because of an emergency or a crisis you may be entitled to a Local Support Payment (LSP). You may also qualify if you need help to remain or settle in the community. The payments we award are usually furniture, white goods, or store vouchers.

Contact Details:

Website: www.lbhf.gov.uk