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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 an older person, find out what help may be available to you from benefits, grants and other resources.
To check what benefits you might be entitled to quickly and easily, you can use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator.
Turn2us Benefits Calculator
To read more about the benefits available for older people select from the list below:
Pension Credit - If you are a woman that has reached State Pension age or a man who has reached the State Pension age of a woman born on the same day and in the same year as you.
Pension Credit is made up of two parts: a Guarantee Credit and Savings Credit . If you are on a low income, the Guarantee Pension Credit tops up your weekly income to a guaranteed level. The Savings Credit is for people who have a small amount of their own income or savings.
State Retirement Pension - If you have reached State Pension age and have paid enough national insurance contributions or are covered by your husband's, wife’s or civil partner’s contributions.
Winter Fuel Payments - If you have reached Pension Credit age, you will qualify for a payment in the qualifying week for the winter concerned
If you have care needs and are 65 or over, see our Attendance Allowance guide. If you are under 65, see our Personal Independence Payment guide.
You may also be eligible for help with housing costs.
Travel costs : People with disabilities and carers
Care homes and benefits
Citizens Advice Concessionary Fares for older passengers (select your region from list)
To find out what help may be available from grant giving charities you can use the Turn2us Grants Search
Turn2us Grants Search
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
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