Source: Citizen Advice
It’s important to make sure that you get all the help that you’re entitled to. These pages give you information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran. There is also information about council tax and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.
Check what benefits you can get if your work has been affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). You might be able to get extra money if you’re sick or if you’re earning less.
Check what benefits to claim if you can’t work because you’re self-isolating.
Check if there are any changes to how your benefits work.
- Benefit calculators: what benefits can you get
- Payment of benefits and tax credits
- How volunteering affects your benefits – overview
- Problems with benefits and tax credits
- Housing Benefit
- Working and child tax credits
- Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Pension Credit
- Income Support
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- Check what benefits to claim if you’re sick or disabled
- Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Personal Independence Payment
- Disability Living Allowance for children
- Attendance Allowance
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Find out if you’re eligible for Universal Credit, make an application and get advice on solving any problems you have.
Find out if you’re eligible for Child Benefit and how to apply. Check how changes in your and your child’s circumstances will affect your Child Benefit. Find out what to do if you want to appeal a Child Benefit decision.
Find out if you can get SMI, how to apply and how other changes in your life will affect your SMI payments.
Check how much the Benefit Cap is and whether it applies to you.
Find out if you can claim benefits if you’re from the EU or European Economic Area (EEA) and you live in the UK.
Find out how to claim Bereavement Support Payment. For deaths before April 2017, check if you can get Widowed Parents Allowance.
- Benefits and concessions for the Armed Forces, veterans and their families
- How reserve forces training can affect benefits
Whether or not a British or Irish citizen needs to satisfy the conditions of the Habitual Residence Test when returning to the UK from abroad.