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  • Care homes and benefits

    When you or a member of your family go to live in a care home, the benefits you get may change.

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

    Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is a benefit for people with disabilities.

  • Energy schemes

    If you are struggling to pay your energy bills, find out about the various schemes and grants that may be available to help towards the cost of energy.

  • Income Support

    Income Support helps people who do not have enough to live on. It is only available for certain groups of people.

  • What is an apprenticeship?

    An apprenticeship is a type of employment where you get paid time to do training and which leads at the end of the apprenticeship to a qualification. As an apprentice you are treated as an employee and have all the same employment rights as other employees. Apprentices under ...

  • Home

    Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. We provide financial support to help people get back on track.

  • Universal Credit (UC) transitional protection

    Transitional Protection tops up your Universal Credit. It is only available to certain groups.

  • What is Universal Credit (UC) transitional protection?

    Transitional Protection is an extra 'transitional' amount which tops up your Universal Credit award so that you are not substantially worse off when you move onto Universal Credit. Transitional Protection is only for some people.  Most people who are getting Universal Credit ...

  • Taxi Schemes

    Your local authority might offer a scheme to help with taxi costs if you have a disability. These schemes vary a lot.  To find out whether your council offers a taxi scheme and whether you would be eligible for it, contact your local authority.

  • I have EU settled status. What does this mean for my benefit entitlement?

    If you have settled status, you will be able to get any benefits you are entitled to. If you aren't sure what benefits you are entitled to you can use our free, confidential Benefits Calculator.