How to find out if you qualify for benefits

You may be entitled to receive benefits if you are on a low income or have certain costs to meet because of your personal situation.

About you

If any of the following apply to you:

  • you are on a low income (employed or looking for work)
  • you have dependent children
  • you are sick or have a disability
  • you are caring for someone
  • you have reached the age at which you can claim Pension Credit
  • you have been bereaved
  • you are pregnant or have recently had a baby

To find out if you may qualify to receive financial or other support visit:

Benefits advice if you are of working age

If you are of working age, you can also telephone or visit your local Jobs and Benefits office.

Whether you are already working or are looking for work, the staff there will be able to tell you about any benefits you can claim.

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