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Guide to benefits

 

 

Before claiming a benefit

Find out if you are entitled to any benefits and how to claim ... more

 

After claiming benefits

Find out what you need to know after you make a benefit claim ... more

 

NI Number & Non-UK Nationals

Information on applying for a National Insurance Number and eligibility for benefits if you move to the UK... more

Welfare Changes

The Northern Ireland (Welfare Reform) Act 2015 introduces a range of changes to the benefits system. … more

Changes that affect your benefit

If you get benefits and think that the information we currently hold about your circumstances may be out of date, let your local benefits office know as soon as possible … more

How to claim benefit

If you are entitled to any benefits, you will need to claim them from the right place. Find out more information on what you need to do … more

 

Benefits Adviser

Answer questions anonymously online about your savings, income and outgoings, to get benefit advice, for you / your family or for someone else … more

Financial support for people with disabilities

Information on financial support for disabled people, including Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and direct payments … more

Appealing against a benefits decision

If you think a decision about your benefits or child maintenance is wrong, you can ask the office that made the decision to explain it … more

 

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