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If you are a prisoner, on remand or on release, there may be benefits, grants or other financial support available to you and your family.

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The Turn2us Benefits Calculator cannot accurately calculate benefits entitlement for prisoners.

To read more about the benefits available for prisoners, ex prisoners and their families, select from the list below:

Benefits when you are on remand

Benefits when you are on release

Benefits when you are serving a sentence

Benefits when your partner is in prison


To find out what help may be available from grant giving charities, you can use the Turn2us Grants Search.

Turn2us Grants Search

Advice and Support

Turn2us is unable to offer advice on individual situations. To find an adviser in your area to discuss your situation with, you can use the Turn2us Find an Adviser tool

Find an Adviser

Further Information Resources

The Reuse Network

A national body dedicated to alleviating poverty and tackling climate change. 

Are you looking for somewhere you can find affordable household items, find a reuse centre near you

The Money Charity

The Money Charity is offering free workshops to prisoners and their families to help you to effectively budget, set SMART saving plans and goals, and where to turn to if you are struggling financially.

The workshops are an interactive, fun and an empowering tool to encourage participants to confidently talk about money.

In order to book a session, please contact Hannah Barnes at The Money Charity or call 0207 062 8937

Last updated 15 July 2019