Benefits advice

The Welfare Rights Service provides free and confidential advice to make sure that you are claiming all of the benefits you are entitled to.

We can help you:

  • Get all the benefits you are entitled to
  • Understand how your benefits are affected if your circumstances change
  • Appeal if you disagree with a benefit decision
  • Deal with other problems with your benefits

We are not part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Benefits information

Benefits you may be able to claim, how to get further information and advice and websites with useful information about social security benefits and tax credits.

Benefit challenges and appeals

Advice and guidance on appealing a benefits decision.

Contact us

Ways to contact us.

Benefits calculators

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out what benefits you could get and how to claim. Find out more on the Gov.uk website.

Benefits form completion

Information about help to complete benefit forms.