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Useful organisations for support with benefits

Turn2us

Provides a free online benefits calculator and grants search tool to help you find out what financial help you are entitled to.
Website: turn2us.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 802 2000

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice provides advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. Check the website or your local phonebook for details of your nearest Citizens Advice service. Offers specific help on Universal Credit.
Telephone advice in England: 03444 111 444
Telephone advice in Wales: 03444 77 20 20
Find your local Citizens Advice in Scotland
Find your local Citizens Advice in Northern Ireland
Website: citizensadvice.org.uk

GOV.UK

This website has lots of information about all the different benefits that are available.
Website: gov.uk/browse/benefits

Disability Rights UK

This website has a number of free factsheets you can download. It offers basic information about benefits, tax credits, social care and other disability- related issues for claimants and advisers.
Website: disabilityrightsuk.org

Welfare Rights Unit

Welfare Rights Units give free advice and support on benefits. Some can also help with completing claim forms and appealing benefits decisions. Contact your local council to find out if they have a Welfare Rights Unit. To find your local council visit gov.uk/find-you-local-council

NI Direct

This website has lots of information about the benefits that are available in Northern Ireland.
Website: nidirect.gov.uk

Advice NI

Offers information, advice, advocacy and representation for people in Northern Ireland.
Helpline: 0800 988 2377
Website: adviceni.net

Contact

Website and helpline offers benefits advice for people with disabled children.
Website: cafamily.org.uk
Helpline: 0808 808 3555

Cerebra

Cerebra have a free guide which takes you through each stage of applying for Disability Living Allowance for children.
Tel: 0800 328 1159
Website: cerebra.org.uk

C-App

Free online tool to help you prepare for your ESA assessment. The tool allows you to practice answering the sort of questions you’ll be asked in the assessment.
Website: c-app.org.uk/

Event Date: 
Wednesday 27 March 2019 - 11:51
  • Updated April 2019
    To be reviewed April 2020

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