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Try our benefits calculator for an instant online estimate of the benefits that you may be entitled to.

Some benefits change at state pension age. For more information, see calculating your state pension age on the GOV.UK website for further details.

In 2013, the Welfare Benefits system changed. These changes could affect you. Find out more on our welfare benefit changes pages.

Our aim is to assess your application in four weeks.  However sometimes it may take us longer.  To help us, please click here to make sure you provide us with everything we need to make a decision. 

CalculatorWelfare benefit changes

Find out more on the changes to the benefits and tax credits system  

CalculatorBenefits Calculator

Try our benefit calculator for an instant online estimate of the benefits that you may be entitled to


Free school meals

Free School Meals are available to the children of families who are in receipt of some income-related benefit. Find out more here

Benefits adviceCouncil tax support

Council tax benefit is changing! Council tax support will be localised from 1 April 2013. The current council tax benefit is being replaced by a local benefit

HousingHousing benefit

Housing benefit is money from the council to help you pay your rent

BenefitsWelfare benefits advisors

If you need information or require help and assistance claiming the right benefits, speak to one of our welfare benefits advisors

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