Benefits

Millions of pounds of benefits go unclaimed every year. Find out what you might be entitled to including Universal Credit, disability benefits and more.

  • Attendance Allowance is a tax-free benefit for people aged over pension age with attention or supervision needs resulting from a mental or physical disability. ...
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  • Carer’s Allowance is a taxable benefit for people who care for an ill or disabled person. ...
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  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children can help pay for extra costs for a child aged under 16 who has mobility problems or care needs. ...
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  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is available to those who are unable to work due to an illness or disability. ...
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  • If you are on a low income you may be able to get help with certain housing costs such as rent and rate relief.
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  • Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA) is a benefit for people of working age who are looking for work or work less than 16 hours per week. ...
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  • Pension Credit is a tax-free weekly payment which provides older people with a minimum level of income and subsidises those on a modest income who have made savings for their retirement.
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  • Personal Independence Payment replaced DLA for new claims in June 2016. It is a non-means tested benefit for people aged between 16 and State Pension age. ...
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  • The Social Fund is designed to help individuals and families living on low incomes with unexpected expenses which are difficult to meet out of weekly income.
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  • Universal Credit is a new benefit for working age people who are on a low income or out of work. It has replaced six different benefits in Northern Ireland.
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