Housing and welfare

Welfare advice

If you need welfare advice use the information below to find out how we and other organisations can help.

  1. What can the Welfare Advice Team help me with

    If you are unable to find the information that you need, our Welfare Advice service can provide specialist advice and assistance in the following areas:

    • General benefit checks to ensure you are getting all the help you are entitled to
    • "What if" calculations for potential changes in entitlement
    • Help with applications and completing complex forms
    • Help if you are having a problem with your benefits
    • Advice and guidance if you think a decision is wrong
    • Assistance with your appeal (where appropriate)

    Contact the Welfare Advice Team.

  2. Am I receiving the correct entitlement?

    There are many websites where you can check that you are receiving all of the help you can get:

  3. I need help with a medical assessment

    This information from Citizen’s Advice can help you prepare for your PIP or work capability assessment:

  4. I need help budgeting and managing my money

    There are many websites which can help you with budgeting and managing your money, including:

  5. DWP videos (including British Sign Language)

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