Prisoners - Partner in prison - Benefits - Partner in prison

If your partner is in prison you may be eligible for benefits to help you financially. If you are already claiming benefits, some of these might change to reflect your new circumstances.

Last reviewed 27 September 2023

Benefits - Partner in prison

You will now be treated as a single person or lone parent so you may become entitled to one of the following benefits for the first time:

If you already claim one of these benefits you should notify the relevant benefit office about the change in your circumstance.


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