Benefits

Benefits resources from Bookmark Your Library websiteBenefits resources from Bookmark Your Library

If you, your family or someone you care for, could be entitled to financial help you will need information on the benefits available and how to claim them.  The website includes links to sites providing help with understanding the range of benefits available whatever your circumstances and how to claim them.
www.bookmarkyourlibrary.org.uk/find-information/benefits

Benefits Advisor ServiceBenefits Advisor Service

Get an estimate of what benefits (eg Income Support or Jobseeker’s Allowance) and tax credits you could get, and find out about claiming specific benefits. You can also find out how your benefits would be affected by a change in circumstances (eg if you find work).
Start Now button for the Benefits Advice website
 on the benefits adviser tool.

Locata Home website and logoLocata Home

View the latest Locata Home magazine online

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Department for Work and Pensions link to website and logoDepartment of Work and Pensions

The DWP website has further information on BenefitsSocial JusticeUniversal CreditPersonal Independence PaymentGet Britain WorkingThe Independent Living Fund (ILF)The Office for Disability Issues and Universal credit.

Citizen's Advice BureauCitizen's Advice Bureau

It's important to make sure that you get all the help that you're entitled to.  This website give you information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran. There is also information about council tax and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.

Link to the WWW.GOV.UK website - Carers and disability benefits sectionCarers and disability benefits

The new WWW.GOV.UK website contains advice and information on a wide range of benefits including: Disability Living Allowance (DLA)Disability Living Allowance (DLA) ratesCarer's AllowanceEmployment and Support Allowance (ESA)Access to Work and Attendance Allowance amongst others.

Links, contacts and websites for help, advice, information and support.Community Information

Links, contacts and websites for help, advice, information and support. We also include helpful information on social, cultural, sports & leisure activities for older, younger and disabled people.

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