Help if on a low income
Check if you can get benefits to help with the cost of living – for example if you’re unemployed, retired, a parent or carer, a young person or on a low income. Check if you can get help with housing costs, council tax, the cost of childcare while you work, or if you are in a crisis or needing support.
Find out if you're eligible for Universal Credit, make an application and get advice on solving any problems you have.
Check if you can get Housing Benefit, and what to do if you have any problems.
Check what to do if you have a problem with your working or child tax credits. Check how to challenge an overpayment decision.
Check if you can get 'new style' JSA - and how much you could get - while you look for a full-time job. If your JSA has stopped or been reduced, find out how to challenge the decision.
Find out if you can get Pension Credit and how much you could get. If your Pension Credit has stopped or you have an overpayment, find out how to challenge the decision.
Check what to do if you have a problem with your Income Support claim. If your Income Support has stopped or you have an overpayment, find out how to challenge the decision.
Finding a food bank and getting other crisis help in your area.
Council Tax Reduction is a reduction you might get on your council tax if you're on a low income.
Find out about the Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods - Scottish benefits to help parents and carers on low incomes with the costs of having a child in the family. They can also be claimed during pregnancy.
Find out about the Scottish Child Payment, a Scottish benefit for parents and carers on low incomes who have a child under 16.
Find out about Job Start Payment and who can get it.