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It’s important to make sure you’re getting the benefits and support you’re entitled to. Use the links below to find out about the benefits you can get and how they are paid. You can also find out how to appeal a decision you don’t agree with.

The links below give you information and advice on all areas of benefits. If you need more help, our experienced advisers can give you information and advice on benefits, including universal credit and tax credits, whether you’re working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran.

If you’re applying for disability benefits, please see our Disability & Carers Support page.

For help with claiming Universal Credit, or issues with your first payment, please call the Citizens Advice Help to Claim team on 0800 144 84 44.

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Use our benefits calculator to check you are getting all that you are entitled to

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