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Benefits

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, problems with benefits and future changes to 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.

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).