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Benefits and Grants

Benefits can often be confusing and complicated and so these pages are here to give you advice on such matters.

If you have been affected by Covid-19 and may now require support, please click here to find out what's available to you.

Universal Credit
Universal Credit is a new benefit that replaces several other benefits. It combines a number of different benefit payments into one amount that will be paid directly into your bank account every calendar month. More information on Universal Credit can be found here.

Pension Credit

Useful websites for benefits & grants information

Alongside providing you with one-to-one support we can also guide you towards other useful organisations that provide valuable benefits information and advice. These include:

  • The Government’s Benefits Website is a key place to find all up-to-date information on benefits including universal credit, tax credits and jobseeker's allowance.
  • Turn2us are a benefits and grants charity who offer help and advice to people who require financial assistance.
  • Their online Benefits Calculator is a useful tool to help you understand what you are entitled to.
  • Their grants search tool has information on grants available from over 3000 charitable organisations.