Here are some links to websites that provide help with understanding what benefits you may be entitled to and how to claim them. You will also be able to find information on the current reform to the benefits and welfare system.
The Citizens Advice service offers practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics, including; debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems.
Use this online calculator tool to find out what benefits you may be eligible to claim.
Inland Revenue Tax Credits Calculator
Use this online calculator to find out if you are eligible for tax credits.
Citizen’s Advice Benefits Page
Citizens Advice provides information on benefits, tax credits, council tax, housing costs and national insurance for people of all ages, including those who come from overseas.
Advice Now Benefits Page
Advice Now provides independent, helpful information on rights and legal issues for the general public. These pages offer information about claiming benefits, appealing against a decision, managing your benefits and benefit fraud.
Money Saving Expert Benefits Check Up page
A user-friendly summary of the available benefits that you may be entitled to. There is also a link to the benefits forum in which you can discuss benefits related issues with other users.