Benefits and financial help
Universal Credit is replacing tax credits. If you're asked to claim Universal Credit and you do not make a valid claim within three months, your tax credits will end and you will not get Universal Credit.
About Universal Credit and what you need to know when deciding whether to claim now, or to stay on your existing benefits as long as you can.
How to get further information and advice about benefits you may be able to claim and help available to manage your finances, debt and household costs.
Find out what help is available for households and businesses in Lancashire.
How to challenge a benefit decision from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) or HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and how the Welfare Rights Service may be able to help.
Who the Welfare Rights Service can help, the type of cases we deal with, and how organisations can contact us.
Free online training courses and guides on various benefit subjects.
Includes Carer's Allowance, Carer's Credit and Council Tax discounts, exemptions or reductions.
Includes, State Pension, Pension Credit, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support and reductions, Attendance Allowance, Winter Fuel Payment, help with health costs and Funeral Expenses Payment.
Find out about the Essential Household Goods Support Scheme and how to access further information and support.
Find out about help with energy bills, energy saving, energy efficiency schemes and what to do if your boiler is broken.
Updates and changes about benefits which may affect you.
Support for those most in need.