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Welfare Benefits

Pension Credits

For information about the Pension Credit scheme visit the Pension Service website.

Or phone them on 0800 99 1234, lines are open from:
8am to 8pm Monday to Friday
9am to 1pm Saturday

Unemployment benefits

Jobseeker's Allowance Tel: 0800 055 6688

Income Support Tel: 0800 055 6688

Sickness and Disability benefits

For information on any of the following please contact the numbers below.

Attendance Allowance Tel: 0800 88 22 00

Disability Living Allowance Tel: 0800 88 22 00

Incapacity Benefit Tel: 0800 055 6688

Please contact the Department for Work and Pensions or visit https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/disability for further advice.

Caring for someone

Carer's allowance Tel: 01253 856 123

Other benefits

Tax credits Tel: 0845 300 3900

Child benefit Tel: 0845 302 1444

For general advice on benefits please visit https://www.gov.uk/