Help if on a low income
Find out what help you can get if you are on a low income.
This could be help with living costs, rent, council tax, free prescriptions or school meals. For emergency expenses, there are one off payments from the Social Fund.
Find out if you can get working or child tax credits and how to claim. If you have a tax credits overpayment find out how to challenge the decision.
Find out if you can get Income Support and how much you could get. If your Income Support has stopped or you have an overpayment, find out how to challenge the decision.
Information on community care grants, budgeting loans and crisis loans, and maternity grants, funeral payments and cold weather payments.
Information on financial help with health, education and legal costs for people on a low income.
Finding a food bank, or other locally run 'banks' such as baby bank, uniform or suit bank and getting other crisis help in your area.