Welfare benefits are paid to make sure that there is a
minimum standard of living for everyone.
In this section you will find information about welfare
benefits and tax credits and how you can work out which
ones you might be entitled to.
Keep up to date with the latest news about welfare benefits,
including changes to the benefits system.
Our guide provides information on how the benefits system works
and the steps you need to make and manage claims.
We have put benefits and tax credits into subject
groups, e.g. People aged over 60, to make it easier for
you to find information relevant to your situation.
Discover the steps you can take if you are unhappy with a
benefit or tax credit decision or the service you have
Visit our Universal Credit section to find out up to date
details of Universal Credit
Turn2us Benefits Calculator
Use our simple Benefits Calculator to find out how much you
Using the Benefits Calculator
A-Z of benefits
If you know the name of the benefit you would like to find out
more about you can use our A-Z as a quick way to find the
information sheet you want.