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Claiming benefits

Find out what financial support you are entitled to. 

GOV.UK eligibility checker

You can use the GOV.UK eligibility checker to find out if you are eligible for benefits or financial support.

Help with your Council Tax

If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for Council Tax reduction. 

Find out if you are eligible and apply for Council Tax reduction

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for a discount on your Council tax. The discounts include: 

  • disabled person reduction,
  • student exemption, and
  • single person discount. 

See what Council Tax discounts are available and how to apply. 

Help with your rent

If you are working age and on a low income, you may be eligible for Universal Credit.

You may be eligible for housing benefit, if you are: 

  • a pensioner and on a low income, 
  • entitled to a severe disablement premium within the other benefits you receive, or 
  • living in supported accommodation. 

If you need advice on claiming help with your rent, please contact us on 029 2087 1071 or visit us at your local Hub

Disability benefit support

Our disability benefit support team can help you and your family if you want to apply for benefits such as: 

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA),
  • Personal Independence Payments (PIP), and
  • Carer’s Allowance. 

If your application has been rejected, we can also support you in asking for DWP to reconsider your application and taking appeals to the Tribunal, if appropriate.

We can help you over the phone or we can set up an appointment so you can see us in person at our Hubs. 

Please contact us on 029 2087 1071 or email

Personal Independence Payment

If you are under state pension age and have a disability or care needs, you may be eligible for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) to help with living costs.

PIP is paid in two parts, and the payments you receive depend on your disability and care needs.

Find out if you are eligible and make a claim for Personal Independence Payments​.​


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