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In this section you will find the Benefits Calculator and Grants Search tools and guidance on using them, including the information you will need
In this section you will find information about benefits and grants relevant to your situation.
Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through our partner organisations.
In this section you will find information on how you can get involved with supporting Turn2us and the work we do.
In this section you will find information aimed at charity fund providers and those working with people in financial need.
If you are doing paid work for an employer or are self-employed but on a low income, you may still qualify for certain welfare benefits.
Benefit entitlement can depend on how many hours of paid work you do per week.
How your average hours of work are calculated depends on the type of work you do, whether your hours are fixed or variable, and which benefit you are claiming.
It is important to count all the hours you do; if you do more than one job add them together.
Information is provided in the next few pages about how to calculate your hours of work for Income Support, Jobseeker's Allowance or Working Tax Credit. Look at the section that reflects your working situation:
If you are still unsure how many hours you work you should contact the relevant benefits department for advice when making your claim.
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