Welfare benefits advice

Information and advice on benefits and tax credits

Many people miss out on extra income because they do not claim all the benefits or tax credits they are entitled to. You may be able to claim a range of benefits and concessions depending on your circumstances. The national websites and telephone helplines listed below provide information on benefit, pension and tax credit entitlement. You can also get free, independent help and support with benefit problem from local advice in Tower Hamlets.

National helplines and websites

To find out what support you may be able to get visit the Gov.uk benefits page. You can find information about eligibility to a wide range of benefits, including Benefits for families state pension: help with moving from benefits to work: carers and disability benefits and how to appeal if you disagree with a decision about benefits. Turn2us has an online benefits calculator where you can find out: what benefits you could claim and how much money you could be entitled to Citizens advice provide online information and advice on benefit issues and problems.

National claim lines

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