A new Breathing Space scheme will protect individuals with problem debt

A new Breathing Space scheme will protect individuals with problem debt, with those in mental health crisis to get further protections while they receive treatment. Read more

AdviceNow 'How to Win a PIP Appeal' Guide

This guide is for everybody who thinks the DWP made the wrong decision about their application for PIP Read more

Age UK Fact Sheets

Age UK provide free information and advice to help you on topics as diverse as claiming benefits to care homes Read more

Blue Badge Scheme

Blue Badge Scheme to identify disabled drivers or passengers eligible for parking in reserved spaces Read more

Care Funding Guidance for Self-Funders

A free and not for profit expert agency that will help you make the best decisions on how to pay for your care. Read more

Carers Allowance

Information on Carer’s Allowance and how to make a claim. Read more

Carers Allowance increase in April 2018

Benefit rates for disability benefits and premiums, Carer’s Allowance, and all carer’s elements and premiums will increase in April 2018. Read more

Carers Cards

Save you money out and about and recognise your caring role Read more

Carers UK Adviceline

Carers UK provide information and advice on benefits and tax credits, carers employment rights, carers’ assessments, the services available for carers, how to complain effectively and challenge decisions. Open Monday & Tuesday 10am to 4pm Phone 0808 808 7777 Read more


Carersmart facilitates offers, benefits and discounts available exclusively for carers and people with care needs. Read more

Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is an award winning, national debt counselling charity offering free help and advice through a network of debt centres based in the local church. Read more

Citizen’s Advice (CAB)

Free, confidential and impartial advice around benefits, debt, relationships, housing, discrimination, healthcare, work, consumer, education, law and rights, tax and immigration Read more

Citizens Advice Budgeting Tool

Use this Citizens Advice budgeting tool to help you understand what you’re earning and spending and where you might be able to cut costs Read more

Claim carer’s credit to maintain your national insurance record

If anyone gives up work to look after a family member it is important that they claim carers allowance or carer’s credit in order to maintain their entitlement to a state pension in later life. Read more


Contact, the charity for families with disabled children. Contact support families, bring families together and help families take action for others. Read more

Cost of care tool

What's the cost of care in your area? Read more

DAIS (Disability Advice Independence and Support)

Independent advice and support service for disabled people run by disabled people Read more


Working to encourage integration and equality between deaf and hearing people in all areas of life. deafPLUS provide a range of services from advocacy to employment, equipment to information and advice. Read more

Disability Grants News

Information from 'Disability Grants’ on current grants and funding available Read more

DWP Home Visit Assessments

A home visit can be arranged when there is medical evidence confirming a person cannot leave their home to attend an Assessment Centre to verify eligibility for some statutory entitlements. Assistance with form filling is also available. Read more

Entitled To

A benefits calculator to identify entitlement to contribution based benefits and means-tested benefits and eligibility to some associated benefits. Read more