Get benefits and money advice

You can apply for a range of welfare benefits if you're on a low income, or having financial difficulties.

We (and other local authorities) manage some benefits, such as:

The government manages a range of other benefits.

Benefits calculator

Use a free independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work

Benefits and contributions advice

Arrange an appointment with our Benefits and Contributions Advisors at West Offices or at home, to get:

  • information and advice on welfare benefits and tax credits
  • the benefits/credits you're entitled to
  • help completing forms

Contact us if you run a community group and you'd like us to host a benefits advice session.

Benefits advice from other agencies

Get benefit, welfare and debt advice from other partnership organisations:

Download a guide to advice services in York, from Advice York..

Also see

Benefits and Contributions Advisors

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 552044

Benefits appointments

Contact us for an appointment to get benefits advice in person at West Offices.

Make an appointment