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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 rates and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.

A to Z of benefits

An A to Z listing of all the benefits covered in our advice pages

Benefits search

Search for articles in our benefits section.

Child Benefit

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.

Universal Credit

Check if you're eligible to apply for Universal Credit, make an application and get advice on solving any problems you have.

Welfare Supplementary Payments

Information on support for people who are currently getting DLA and are financially worse off after they've been assessed for PIP. Also support for their carers.

Extra money you can get when someone dies

Find out how to claim Bereavement Support Payment. For deaths before April 2017, check if you can get Bereavement Allowance, Bereavement Payment or Widowed Parents Allowance.

Benefits advice in BSL

Find out about benefits you may be able to get, how to claim them and the help you can get from a Citizens Advice Bureau. Information in British Sign Language (BSL).