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  • Benefits Calculator redirect

    Use the Benefits Calculator to find out which welfare benefits you may be entitled to. Benefits and tax credits are payments from the government to certain people on low incomes, or to meet specific needs. Use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator to find out which benefits you may...

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    Look for funds that might be able to give you a grant and/or other types of help.Search for grants Many charities offer one-off payments that do not have to be paid back.  Help is based on where you live, your age, gender, current or past jobs, health condition and nationalit...

  • How do I claim Carer's Allowance?

    If you are waiting to hear if the person you care for is getting a qualifying disability benefit, you should still make a claim. Claim online at the GOV. UK website Phone the Carer’s Allowance Unit for a claim form: Telephone: 0800 731 0297 Textphone: 0800 731 0317 Downloa...

  • How do I challenge a Carer's Allowance decision?

    If you disagree with the decision made on your Carer's Allowance claim, for example due to incorrect information being used, you can ask for it to be looked at again known as a 'mandatory reconsideration'. If you still disagree with the further decision you can then appeal to...

  • Who is a part-time student for benefit purposes?

    For Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support, whether you are a part-time student depends on your age and the level of the course. You are a part-time student if you are studying but you: ...

  • What is the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?

    The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme provides financial help if you have an illness or injury caused by service in the Armed Forces on or after 6 April 2005. It can also help if you are the spouse or civil partner of a service person whose death was caused by service. In the ...

  • Can I apply to the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?

    You might be able to get financial help from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme if you have an illness or injury caused by service in the UK Armed Forces on or after 6 April 2005. You do not have to have fought in a war or seen active service to get financial help from ...

  • How much can I get from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?

    The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme is based on a tariff system. The weekly Guaranteed Income Payment you get will depend on how severely you have been hurt or disabled and your age. A lump sum is payable, also based on the tariff system. It can take an expected level of...

  • How do I apply to the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?

    You should contact Veterans UK to get a claim form. They will also help you fill it in. You should claim no later than seven years after the injury or illness, unless you’re claiming for an illness that started later (sometimes known as a ‘late onset illness’). You can ca...

  • How do I challenge an Armed Forces Compensation Scheme Decision?

    If you do not agree with your Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) claim decision, you can ask for the decision to be reconsidered. This means that your claim will be looked at again by a different assessing officer. Requests for a decision to be reconsidered must be made ...